Posts Tagged ‘Triathlon 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…

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Fueling for your Tri

Its important to think about fueling your body well in advance of race day. Here are some guidelines explaining the best way to use the Mountain Fuel system before, during and following a triathlon… The day before race day: Sip an Xtreme Energy – this ensures that the body’s glycogen stores, vitamins and minerals remain…

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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…

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Fuelling for an endurance race

Having a nutrition strategy can make a huge improvements to your experience during and post events. At Mountain Fuel we have helped many runners from GB athletes to fun runners get it right. This is the experience of Oz Clark Fry who recently completed in the Lakeland 50 and despite breaking all the rules he…

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Triathlon X – World's Toughest Iron Man

So the day was nearly upon me and one of my bucket list races was imminent, the Triathlon X which includes a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike with 3700m of ascent around the infamous Fred Whitton bike route and a meagre Mountain marathon up Scafell Pike, Englands tallest peak. It all started with a…

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Full X Ultra Triathlon Training Plan

With just coming up to 13 weeks prior to the event and depending on how we have structured our training, we have now done all the long and slow (base) miles in the dark and are heading to a large block of building/sweetspot intensity up towards race specificity at about 6 weeks out from the…

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High Terrain Event Kielder Triathlon Success

Mountain Fuel took a five man team through to the inaugural Kielder Triathlon which was organised by High Terrain Events and sponsored by Mountain Fuel. The stunning course was based on an Olympic distance Triathlon which consists of a 1500m open water swim in Kielder reservoir, a 25 mile bike ride through undulating forest roads…

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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,…

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Jonny Hume – Triathlon & Duathlon

A bit about me Having grown up in the Lakes I’ve always had a passion to be active, in my earlier days it was rugby but as my body aged and the big hits hurt more I turned to fell running and biking and then added swimming in our amazing lakes. Having been introduced to…

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