Close
  • Shop
  •  Loading... Please wait...
    SAVE 10% ON YOUR FIRST ORDER WITH CODE 'FUEL33' – SHOP NOW >>

    BLOG

    How to taper for a marathon, ultramarathon, Ironman or other endurance event

    Tapering for endurance events is a much-overlooked part of training and is a huge marginal gain available for free to anyone prepared to do nothing. Because doing nothing is exactly what's required to taper for a marathon, ultramarathon, Ironman or other endurance challenge. It sounds easy, but it is in fact really bloody difficult - [...]

    Read More »


    What’s the best recovery shake for runners?

    A nutritious blitz in a blender can be the perfect antidote for when you’ve crushed yourself in a workout, but while it might be one of the most efficient and popular ways for athletes to recover, what’s the best recovery shake for runners?Don’t be fooled. Exercise does not make you a better runner.It’s your body’s [...]

    Read More »


    Dairy products and athletic performance - good or bad?

    Dairy products and athletic performance - good or bad?Milk, cheese and yoghurt have been at the centre of our diets for so long the assumption they are good, natural and healthy products goes almost without question, particularly when so many dairy industry marketing campaigns like ‘Got Milk?’ in the US and ‘Make Mine Milk’ in [...]

    Read More »


    The best sports nutrition for triathletes

    What we put into our bodies has a direct result on how we feel, look and behave. But when it comes to swimming, cycling and running, it also determines how we perform. The best sports nutrition for triathletes is the subject of much conflicting advice - let our guide sail you through the confusionStay calm with your approach to [...]

    Read More »


    What is the best diet for endurance running?

    What to eat when as an endurance athlete is the subject of much debate. But what is the best diet for endurance running - and how do you not make a dog’s dinner of it? Here are our seven guiding principles.Don’t fork up your dietWhen it comes to long-distance running, there are those who believe that pounding the trails [...]

    Read More »


    Should you eat before a workout?

    We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day because if our parents didn’t tell us, some know-all on a TV ad flogging cereal shoved it down our throats. But if you’re planning to train afterwards, the (heart)burning question is: should you eat before a workout?For more than 25 million of us [...]

    Read More »


    Intermittent fasting - upgrade your performance on nothing

    Intermittent fasting is the simple process of not eating nothing for anywhere from 24 hours to seven days, before returning to eating normally, and it can deliver huge performance and health benefitsAlthough on the surface it's painfully easy - stop eating - the reality in practice is quite the opposite. In this guide I'll break [...]

    Read More »


    Sodium benzoate - dirty, dangerous and hiding in an energy gel near you

    Sodium benzoate, aka E211, is a common and legal chemical food additive. Yet studies show it's toxic and a known carcinogen when combined with the wrong foods. It's found in most sports nutrition (apart from ours) which is why we thought you might like to know more about itInvented in a lab and then poured [...]

    Read More »


    How to get your sports nutrition right

    At 33Shake we live to take your performance to new levels of speed, endurance, recovery and power with gamechanging products that rewrite the rulebook for sports nutrition so you can get your sports nutrition right quickly and easily, every timeSports nutrition isn't complicated, get yours right every time with our three simple tips below and [...]

    Read More »


    Cortisol - how to beat this health and performance wrecking ball

    As a hard-charging go-getter you like nothing better than setting big goals and smashing them. This rocks. It also makes you very prone to overdosing on the stress hormone cortisol This is really bad for a two big reasons.First, cortisol is catabolic This means it destroys muscle, as opposed to something that is anabolic which builds muscle. So [...]

    Read More »


    Sports Nutrition is dead. This is performance fuel, Learn More >