Oats have been eaten for centuries and there are a number of reasons for this. They taste great, they are filling and they pack a real punch when it comes goodness. Oats are perfect for runners but why should they fit oats into their diet?Continue reading “Oatally the Best – Why runners should fit oats into their diet”
What you eat after you have been for a run can help you to get the most from exercise but it can also prepare you for your next running session.
Running is an intense form of exercise and as a result, it uses up a lot of energy while breaking down muscle fibres and cells. Don’t be alarmed though, this is natural but you can make it all good again by eating the right things. It is simple enough but being armed with the correct information can help you to make the right decisions.Continue reading “What should you eat after run?”
We all know that exercise can help us to lose weight. It’s true when the say that the more you move, the more calories you burn and that is true when it comes to running.
If you want to lose weight from running then you need to make sure that you do it right. We all have the ability to run, but there is slightly more to it than putting on your running trainers and hoping for the weight to drop off. So here is how to do it right.Continue reading “Want to lose weight from running? Do it the right way.”
Every single person who is a member of a gym has been told confidently that cardio will kill all of your mad gainz and muscle you’ve worked hard to build.
There are two types of people who use a gym. Those who like to keep fit and lose weight and those who want to gain muscle mass. However there’s a lot of conContinue reading “Does Cardio really stop you building muscle?”
The stigma around veganism is a thing of the past, with more and more moving away from animal products and taking the plunge to a plant based diet. But what about vegan runners? Well they’re going to be just fine.
How to Avoid hitting the wall (Bonking)
We’ve all ‘hit the wall’, or ‘bonked’ as it’s known to cyclists. It’s the worst feeling ever and the best way to put a damper on a good run, workout, ride or whatever it is you’re doing.
But let’s start from the top.Continue reading “How to Avoid hitting the wall (Bonking)”
Yeah I get, you already know how to walk. Left foot, right foot etc. Getting out into the countryside isn’t quite the same however!
Walking, trekking and hiking. They’re all different grades of much the same thing: Getting outside on your own two feet.
There’s some debate between the exact differences between the three. Broadly speaking hiking is at the more hardcore end of the scale with multi-day adventures across physically taxing terrain not being unusual. Most hikers will be well equipped to handle a variety of conditions including unmarked trails and dressed to take on any weather.
How do you become faster? Just keep on running, right?
It might be counter-intuitive, but the recovery phase of exercise is almost equal to the actual exercise itself. If you’re the kind of person who just can’t resist going for another 10k or hitting the gym one last time this week you might be disappointed to know that taking a day or two off might be the best way to get faster, stronger and fitter.
For some of us the very thought of slipping on a pair of jogging shoes and hammering around our local park at 8am is a special kind of hell, for others there’s nothing better than a run in sun.
For every one in between: Parkrun.
It you haven’t heard of Parkrun (really? Where have you been living?), parkrun a simple 5k ‘race’ format designed for runners of all levels, whether you’re just starting out or an experienced runner. If anything, Parkrun is more about community and improving your health than it is about performance. We dig that.
What’s more, parkrun is free every week at thousands of venues around the world. You can find your local run here.Continue reading “Get into Parkrun – Fuel right for your Run”
With the upcoming release of our latest product, the Millionaire Crunch we think it’s the right time to explore the differences between vegan protein and whey based products. Is one better than the other and is there a reason for you to consider moving towards plant-based products and away from whey?
Protein Powders and protein bars are an undeniably convenient way to increase your protein intake which is especially important for health-conscious individuals, athletes and dieters.
Over the last few years veganism has experienced massive growth with a rise of nearly 600% in the US and UK between the years of 2014 and 2017. This takes the number of vegans from 1% of the population to around 6%. While 6% isn’t a huge amount of the population, it’s big enough not to be ignored, especially when you consider that even among non-vegans there is a growing interest in vegan nutrition.