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30-Mar-16

7 articles on shoes, food and the workings of your ultra mind

If you celebrated Easter or just took a well deserved vacation, you might have had the opportunity to catch up on your backlog of ultra reading. Well done! At RunUltra we never stop working to bring you the best content and this is what we’ve found for you this week.

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08-Mar-16

Running on healthy – 5 health and nutrition articles to keep you going

This month we bring you another selection of our expert nutritionist Rin Cobb’s RunUltra articles focused on health aspects and good nutrition: immunity, supplements, recovery, GI issues and health obsessions.

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02-Mar-16

7 articles on training, recovery and avoiding injury

Winter is at an end and the spring running season is upon us. Lots to do, lots to run, little time for reading. We bring you a selection of articles on medical studies on recovery, how to avoid injury and retrain your gait, a warning against the dangers of calorie restriction and our very own 50km training plan.

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17-Feb-16

7 articles to read before the end of February

With January long gone and spring getting closer, we’re all now struggling with commitment to those 2016 resolutions so easily set in the early hours of the New Year. For many of us it’s still dark, cold or threatening rain but we still have to get out there and run. Here’s our latest selection from the web for you to breeze through.

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04-Feb-16

Eat lean, eat clean: 5 nutrition pieces to help your running

We bring you five articles from RunUltra’s favourite nutritionist about carbohydrates, iron, beetroot, superfoods and runner beans. Read her tips and advice to help you improve your health and your running through a complete and balanced nutrition plan.

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12-Nov-15

Roddy Riddle: Ex-international cyclist on his journey into Ultras

Roddy Riddle used to cycle internationally until fate intervened. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. But he refused to give up and has now carved himself a place in the ultrarunning community.

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23-Oct-15

Q&A with Lucja Leonard on the Genghis Khan Ice Marathon

When Andrew Murray initially told us about the Genghis Khan Ice Marathon, which will be held for the first time in January 2016, we were intrigued. So, we were really looking forward to delving into the details of this fascinating event with Lucja Leonard.

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28-Sep-15

Finishing the 6633 Ultra - Interview with Gavan Hennigan

The 6633 Ultra is one of the toughest Ultras out there. There have been 7 editions and so far only 19 people have ever completed the 350-mile race. Luke Jarmey talked to Gavan Hennigan after he joined that heroic few.

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21-Sep-15

Race management: How to plan and race effectively

When you tell ‘normal’ people that you’re running 50 miles, 100 miles or even further, all they think is how incredibly fit you must be in comparison to them and that’s why you can do it. While physical fitness is definitely a factor, much more important is how you prepare for and execute your ultra. How you manage everything in addition to the running will ultimately determine the outcome of your race. Justin Bateman, runner and coach, takes us through it.

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20-Aug-15

Time to Eat

Juggling a busy lifestyle of work, family, running and rest, not to mention all the time spent googling races and kit, has become the norm of our western ways. Long commutes and shift work only add to this, and for many it can become a real challenge to get the balance right. Food quite often takes a backseat. Routine and food choices can be hampered in the quest to keep energy levels up.

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