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    Open water swim nutrition

    Open water swim nutrition: 33Shake athlete Luke Tyburski swims Gibraltar StraitIf you’re after the greatest open water swim nutrition, we have the perfect solution.It’s our Chia Energy Gels of course, as used by endurance legend Luke Tyburski when swimming 25km from Morocco to Spain across the Strait of Gibraltar recently. They gave him tons of [...]

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    Winter training tools

    Our pick of the best winter training toolsWinter doesn’t have to mean hiding under the duvet, with our pick of the best winter training tools you can power through winter without missing a beat. With more darkness, more crappy weather and more inertia to overcome full stop, the winning key to any winter training tool [...]

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    Build mental toughness

    Build mental toughness: ignore those who say “you can’t do that”If you’re looking for motivation in your endurance training or next challenge, a good point to remember is to ignore anyone telling you that you can’t do something. Often they have your best interests at heart and mean well, but what they really mean when they [...]

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    Training for endurance

    Training for enduranceBest Winter Training Tools – three smartphone-friendly training tools to give your winter training a boostRiding the UK’s toughest climb – Bealach Na Ba – we take on one of Britain’s finest and most challenging climbs in a perfect microadventure. Complete with everything you need to do to plan your own ride there [...]

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    Maltodextrin for endurance athletes

    Maltodextrin for endurance athletesMaltodextrin is the most popular ingredient in sports nutrition, but not only is it a cheap-as-chips processed sugar with a glycemic index higher than table sugar, it also opens a labeling loophole that allows manufacturers to hide how much sugar is really in their products with many containing three times as much [...]

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    Chrissie Wellington Ironman training

    Chrissie Wellington: Ironman training and how to become a better athleteWelcome to two awesome minutes with triathlon legend and 33Shake athlete Chrissie Wellington. With four Ironman world titles to her name, she was never defeated over the distance throughout her career and in this powerful video she digs deep on Ironman training at the highest [...]

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    Chrissie Wellington Ironman nutrition

    Chrissie Wellington Ironman nutrition: the Queen of Kona talks food and fuelFour Ironman World titles and never defeated over the distance, Chrissie Wellington is an incredible athlete. She’s also an awesome human being with a rare ability to translate her lessons learned winning world titles into wisdom we can all apply to our own training. At [...]

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    Sports nutrition hangover

    Do you get a sports nutrition hangover?Good sports nutrition feels awesome. It is a joy to eat, tastes great, is easy on the stomach and not only does it fulfil and satisfy, it delivers a perfect plateau of long lasting, stable energy that you can work off hour after hour. Better still, it speeds up [...]

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    Whey protein for endurance athletes

    Whey protein for endurance athletes - why whey is the worst choice when it comes to proteinWhen it comes to recovery and rebuilding after heavy sessions and races, whey protein is rubbish and about the last thing you want to put into your body short of deep fried Mars bars. While this contradicts almost everything [...]

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    Mark Cavendish sprint training

    Sprint masterclass with Mark CavendishIn tandem with our post on fast descending with Mark Cavendish, here the world's fastest sprinter delivers pearls of wisdom on how to put some fire into your own sprint.The most enlightening thing when asking him to explain sprint technique was how just hard he had to work to put it [...]

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