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03-Feb-17

Renee McGregor – Performance and Clinical Dietician

Renee McGregor is a performance and Clinical Dietician who, combined with her personal love of ultra running, decided to study sports nutrition at post-graduate level. She’s since become a member of the Sports Exercise and Nutrition Register and has worked with the likes of Aly Dixon and Louise Damon (elite long distance runners), elite triathletes and uber-ultra runners Holly Rush, Robbie Britton and Lizzie Wraith.

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31-Jan-17

7 articles on food, alcohol, anxiety, emotional attachment and immune systems

There was probably a lot of festive eating this past December and now it’s time to focus on food for running.

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28-Dec-16

Tips for Body Fat Control over the Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full swing surrounding us with opportunities to consume an endless number of delicious calories together with alcohol, potentially threatening our hard earned lean body composition.

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23-Dec-16

Defend Yourself. A runner’s guide to maintaining an efficient immune system

A runner's greatest fear is poor health compromising or even bringing to a halt their training programme. However well planned your training programme, you will only fully benefit from the regime and achieve your goals, by maintaining an efficient immune system to protect your health.

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07-Dec-16

The power of Nitric Oxide (NO)

The benefits of the purple wonder root vegetable beetroot are growing in the world of sports science. New independent research from the University of Exeter has demonstrated, for the first time, that consumption of a single 7cl concentrated BEET IT Sport shot is all that’s needed to significantly improve sprint and high-intensity intermittent running performance.

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02-Dec-16

Runners - All you need to know about ketosis and fat adaptation

Many runners have been convinced that they need carbohydrates to fuel for their endurance conquests, but a new question has been circulating in the ultra running community: “Can a high fat diet also be a high performance diet?”

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01-Nov-16

Can Fish Oil Make You a Better Runner?

A recent study published by the Stanford University School of Medicine and the University of California found ultra runners to be an extremely healthy bunch of people.

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12-Oct-16

7 articles on coffee, fat, disordered eating, old shoes and trail tech

The new running season is making us feel hungry so this week’s selection is full of nutrition-based articles: what to do with coffee before a race, a warning about disordered eating, and two articles on guidance on fat-burning, one through training and one through nutrition.

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01-Sep-16

7 articles on glycogen, speed, mountain running, health and UTMB 2016

Autumn is but a few weeks away in the Northern Hemisphere and, in Europe, most mountain ultra running events of the summer season have packed up and are already planning their 2017 editions. In this week’s selection of articles from the web we bring you health and nutrition, some fantastic views of the Alps and a report on the greatest mountain event in Europe, the UTMB.

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31-Aug-16

How to bulletproof your performance

The benefits of coffee have long  been known, but Bulletproof Coffee is a revolutionary new way of drinking coffee - blending Upgraded Coffee, unsalted grass-fed butter and Upgraded Octane Oil to support your body’s natural ability to activate Ketosis (‘fat burning’ mode) and deliver an instant energy boost that stimulates the mind and keeps you feeling satiated for longer.

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