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Hypotonic vs Hypertonic vs Isotonic: What’s the Difference?

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What do hypotonic, hypertonic and isotonic drinks really mean and when is the best time to consume which sports drink for optimum performance? Hear's all you need to know

6 Best Running Gel Belts in 2022

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Whether you’re training or racing, the moment your runs start ticking above the 90 minute mark, you need a way to top up your energy levels. Energy gels are a popular choice for bringing a...

8 Running Recovery Tips to Help You Recover Quickly

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It’s easy to think you earn those fitness gains while you’re sweating. But that’s only part of the puzzle. Yes, you need that hilly 10km slog or lung-burning interval track session to trigger the improvements,...

Running Hydration: Tips and Best Drinks Guide

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Cast your eyes around at the start of any major running event and you’ll notice a sea of runners clutching water bottles. That’s enough to tell you that the runners understand the importance of good...

Best Energy Bars for Runners: Here’s How to Choose

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There’s more than one way to fuel a runner. While energy gels, energy chews and energy drinks all have their place in our running fuel kit, energy bars can also be great for pre-fuelling, topping...

Nutrition for Long Distance Runners: Here’s What You Should Eat

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When it comes to long distance running nutrition, if you’re running for up to an hour, a good balanced diet should supply everything you need to power your efforts. But the moment you push beyond...

Long Distance Running: Tips and Training Guide

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In a world where running marathons and ultras has become kind of normal, it might seem strange that in old-school athletic terms, long distance running is actually considered to be anything 3,000m and up. But...

Best Carbs for Cycling & Running to Keep Your Stomach Happy

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We know when your stomach is churning that you can’t enjoy your training and you won’t perform to your best either. 

So, if you’ve suffered the indignity of a dash behind a tree, we understand your need. We also know it doesn’t have to be this way!

We’ve spoken to Will Girling, head nutritionist at ONE Pro Cycling & TREK Drops about how real, natural food can fuel your performance, helping you to feel and perform better.

What to Eat After a Run to Fuel Your Recovery

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But what’s the best food to eat after a run? Here’s your bulletproof sports nutrition guide to the perfect post-run feed.

Should You Be Exercising With DOMS?

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Having sore muscles is no fun, but should you continue exercising with DOMS? Find out when it’s ok to keep working out and how to get rid of sore muscles ASAP!