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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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24-Jun-16

7 articles on heart rate, long running, running v cycling and magnesium

Read on for some interesting articles on heart rate training, magnesium deficiency and how negative splits can affect your running on race day. We also bring you an article on how to prevent getting lost when running the trails, another on the long run (and base training) and finally the latest update on the ongoing running v cycling battle. To top it all up Salomon’s latest video has some impressive images of fell running in Iceland.

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23-Jun-16

Nutrition for Stripping Fat & Building Lean Muscle Mass for Race Readiness

Does excess body fat stand between you and a faster race? Here, Diana Green, runner and sports nutritionist looks at all the different factors that come into play and gives science-based, practical advice on how to strip fat, build lean muscle and so improve your running performance.

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26-May-16

7 articles on mistakes, recovery, first ultras and planning for the trail running season

May is a busy running month, with hundreds of races making the most of the temperate weather around the globe before summer and winter descend on the Northern and Southern hemispheres. This week, we bring you articles that concentrate on improving your technique and your training for young and “not so young” alike.

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05-May-16

The Moon Shadow Wales Challenge

Call him crazy but Robert Chapman has decided to run round the perimeter of Wales in memory of his friend TJ. Here he and his wife tell the story.

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15-Apr-16

Recovery from the Highway to Hell… the MDS desert race fallout

So if you’re anything like I was, you’ll be in hibernation mode this week after your tremendous achievement, bravo! I seem to remember a week of mostly sleeping post MDS so I’m always amazed at how many of you head straight back to work.

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14-Apr-16

7 articles on pink, plasters, pesky toenails and mountain ultra running

This is the week of the Marathon des Sables and plenty of its participants will have blisters or worse and maybe many of them will be carrying some old-fashioned plasters in their meticulously packed and weighed backpacks.

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31-Mar-16

The final countdown: MdS 2016

MdS 2016 is upon us and the heroic runners are getting their kit and heads in order to launch their quest for desert glory. It is a race like no other and is there for anyone brave enough to take it on, whether they be an elite or a plodder. You need a good attitude, strong feet and a capacity for enjoyment in the face of extreme heat, an awful lot of sand and seemingly endless dunes.

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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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