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Sports Nutrition and Carbohydrates

  Understanding Carbohydrates Part 1: ‘The Substrate King!’ Unless you have been recreating the legendary Forrest Gump’s run across America, then you may well have heard of the macronutrient, carbohydrate! The scientific carbohydrate debate has been gathering pace for years, and potentially will continue to split opinions among athletes, coaches, and academics alike for some … continue reading »

Mountain Fuelled Double Race Day

The weekend after the White Rose 30, I had the bright idea of doing two races in one morning – the last round of the Dark and White Trail series (needed to race and be one of the first Senior Males back to win my category for the series) 9 miles in length, followed by … continue reading »

Paul Wathan Ennerdale Trail 10k winner

Mountain Fuel success at Ennerdale Trail Races

Keswick based Sports Nutrition business Mountain Fuel is proving to be the fuel of choice for our local runners with yet more success at the weekends High Terrain Events 50k & 10k Trail races. Both are challenging courses which take runners around Ennerdale however the longer 50k course also includes running up the valley towards … continue reading »

1st place Paul Wathan Petzl Night Trail

Petzl Night Trail Success

This was the first real endurance test for Paul since competing in the Ultimate Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) in August and his win demonstrated what superb powers of recovery he has (with a little assistance from Mountain Fuel). Paul had raced and won a 24k trail race in Wales six days after the UTMB … continue reading »

On the Go Fuel

On the Go Fuel – goodbye gels

What I love the most about our home made ‘Nutritious Gel‘ recipe is that you are not only utilising two products you’d use on a race or during training but you’re also recycling the sachets… Ok, this isn’t the only thing I love, on par is that you can kiss goodbye to the sugar fix, … continue reading »