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Mountain Fuel Running Nutrition

Sports Nutrition: Macronutrients

‘The Good, The Bad, & The Kilocalorie?’ Carbohydrates, protein, and fat ultimately provide the energy necessary to maintain our body’s functions during both rest, and physical activity (1), and consequently maintain its structural and functional integrity. However, over the years’ macronutrients have been interchangeably used in various amounts, types, and periodization throughout our diets with … continue reading »

Mountain Fuel Sports Nutrition

Performance Sports Nutrition

‘The Science of Eating for Success’   …Eating a well-balanced diet is vital for good all-round health and well-being. The foods which we consume provide essential macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats) and micronutrients (vitamins & minerals) for such things as energy provision, amino acids for building and repairing muscles, essential fats, and vitamins & minerals … continue reading »

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 »

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 »