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28-Nov-14

The Road to Recovery

As runners, fitting in our weekly mileage around life can sometimes seem more like a juggling act, particularly when training for an ultra race. Pounding out all those miles however takes it toll on the body and nutrition is key to not only fuel your runs but also help you recover.

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18-Nov-14

Runner's Marmite?

Lover or hater, you will have undoubtedly sampled the sweet stickiness of an energy gel at some point during a run. Gels come in all shapes and sizes in a multitude of weird and wonderful flavours but are they essential for runners?

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22-Oct-14

Natural stimulation

Coffee connoisseur or caffeine gel convert, however you get your caffeine fix, it can give you that pick me up (but not wings) and help you go the distance.

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08-Oct-14

Tired of Training

Dwindling iron stores can make you feel like you're running on empty. Find out why iron is essential for endurance runners and how you can keep those iron stores topped up.

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22-Sep-14

Nutrition Highs

Running and high altitude aren't your usual pairing but the Everest Trail race is just that. Rin Cobb discusses the nutritional factors unique to ultra running at altitude in the run up to the race.

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10-Sep-14

Don’t mention the C word…

Are you one of the countless runners who have a love hate relationship with carbs? It certainly seems to be the ‘hot potato’ of discussions amongst runners and can even be quite controversial at times. Carbs have certainly had their share of bad press, with the recent sugar debate and even on running forums with the low carb converts but are they really as bad as people say?

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28-Aug-14

Top tips for eating right and training right by Rin Cobb

Rin Cobb offers her own thoughts on a balanced nutrition diet when exercising, five tips to help you along with your ultra run training.

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