The ultimate guide to fell running
It's one of the toughest and most extreme branches of running, and also the most beautiful.
Running with a cold: Will it do more harm than good?
Colds are an annoying interruption to your training and the temptation is often to run anyway.
Find out when it is safe to run with a cold, when to take a day off and how to feel better soon!
Spartan, Obstacle Racing or Tough Mudder training: How to get fit for the mud!
No clue where to start? As the official nutrition for the OCR World Championships, we help you learn first-hand from OCR pros and give you all you need to know about how to be ready for the mud, sweat and wreck-bags.
Discover how to train, what to eat and how to toughen up!
Cyclocross – What is it and how to get started
Cyclo-cross is a fast paced race taking place over multiple laps of a short, mixed-terrain course featuring natural and man-made obstacles.
Technical challenges such as sand, mud, steep slopes and boards are interspersed with sections of very fast riding to test the fitness and technique of riders.
It’s one of the craziest and most fun race disciplines around! What could be better than spending your afternoon sliding around in the mud on your bike?
Winter cycling: 15 essential tips to keep you safe & motivated
Rain, snow & dark nights can be daunting at times... the weather and seasonal motivation tend to put the dampeners on getting out there.
But that doesn’t mean that you should hang up your bike just yet! Here's how to prep for the cold season, enjoy the winter and gain some instant motivation to keep you riding. Go!
Hitting the runner’s wall – What it means & how you prevent it
Hitting the wall is every runner’s nightmare. Find out what exactly ‘the wall’ is and how you can learn to overcome its' physical and mental challenges, not only for daily exercise but for big events such as marathons too
We spoke with marathon runner and elite duathlete Fiona Carter to help us break this problem down and explain what it is and how to avoid it.
'Runners' Trots' - Top tips to prevent & treat it
Over the next few blog posts we're going to be looking at some of the more gnarly and hard to deal with issues that so many active people experience on a daily basis... from 'stomach cramps' to 'runners' trots' and 'hitting the wall'.
These common issues can be very unpleasant, upsetting and even embarrassing, but what's most frustrating is that they can be avoided all together.
What to eat before, during & after race day
Don’t waste hard won fitness by taking inadequate nutrition on race day.
We spoke with elite pros Sam Andrews of Clash Racing, Jonny Revis of ZeroBC race team and elite cyclist Joe Fisher to help define what to eat before, during and after race day for performance, taste & health.
Read more about what's fit for body, fit for purpose, naturally.
Forza Protein Bar - Perfect for Recovery, endurance cycling & marathon running
When we work our bodies hard we need to give them the best chance to Recover. Our bodies respond best to a specific ratio of 3:1 carbs:protein in order to get the most effective energy restoration and muscle repair.
We want to achieve this without having to consume powdery, heavy, synthetic gloop full of ingredients we can't pronounce. We want simple, trusted, deeply powerful and 100% natural ingredients that work quickly and taste amazing...
this is why we made Forza
Pronto Caffeine Bar - Increase stamina for running & cycling
Avanti - a 100% natural salted energy bar for hydration & salt replacement
Meet Avanti... Our sweet and salty bar is absolutely delicious, 100% vegan and gluten-free too. It's crammed full of natural energy and contains sodium to help replace the salts lost through sweat during exercise and help maintain good hydration levels, avoiding cramps when running and cycling.
How to avoid bonking whilst cycling with natural energy foods
Struggling with bonking, or blowing-up, whilst cycling during endurance rides?
Find out why synthetic gels and bars are often the root of this sudden loss of energy and how real food prevents this much-dreaded issue - helping you perform better for longer!
Not as fun as it sounds, bonking on your bike can spell disaster for any ride or race, but is easily prevented with good natural nutrition and a well-practiced fuelling strategy.
What you put in, you get out...
The truth about sugar: Why is it important for athletes?
Say the word ‘sugar’ and it conjures up some common themes; there is a perception that sugar is bad for us, that it contributes to weight gain and increases risk factors for health issues such as high blood pressure and diabetes.
But the truth about sugar is that it comes in many forms, it is not just the white stuff that people heap into their tea, and sugar itself is not the problem...
It is all about timing.
Riding Mallorca like a PRO with Tiffany Cromwell
A story of the perfect ride: beautiful roads, incredible views, great friends, and amazing real, fresh food.
Veloforte goes riding with Australian professional road cyclist Tiffany Cromwell of the Canyon/SRAM racing team in Mallorca, on the Velusso camp.