Tag Archives | MTB Nutrition

Mountain Fuel Chocolate Brownies

Our good friend and ultra runner, Kirk Hardwick, has been on the case and has come up with this dead simple, fabulous Chocolate Brownie recipe. In his own words, Kirk says …“a brownie recipe that gives me all the nutritional benefits of the Mountain Fuel system, yet also uses healthy ingredients to provide a delicious … continue reading »

Manx 100 mile Mountain Bike Event

“My interest in the Manx 100 mile mountain bike event has only been by association in the past, having had friends that have attempted it, won it or just pointed it out as a future calendar event, in a moment of madness I entered it last year on the first day of entries for the … continue reading »

Energy Rice Balls

When you are exercising for long and hard periods, your body (and your mind and stomach!) requires a mix of flavours and textures, and often just normal ‘everyday food’ to keep you going! You will often hear on Bob Graham rounds, athletes wanting all sorts of food, and if nothing else, psychologically, these may help … continue reading »

Morning Fuel Ultimate Shake

Morning Fuel Ultimate Training / Race Shake

Ultimate training / race day breakfast shake 1 sachet Morning Fuel 300 to 400 ml semi skimmed milk or alternative Desert spoon coconut oil 1 small Banana 1 or 2 soft figs Handful of sesame seeds Handful of pumpkin seedsSimply blitz in a blender, pour into a container, sip away and enjoy. For extra flavour … continue reading »

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Relentless 24 hour MTB

To set the scene this is the third 24hr race I’ve participated in but for a number of reasons it’s the first one that I have ridden for all of the 24hrs. Last year I entered the world endurance mountain bike championships also at Fort William, a month earlier with a hillier course and pre-Mountain … continue reading »