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    How to prepare for a virtual marathon
    16 Sep 2020
    With the Virgin Money London Marathon moving virtually this year along with many others, it’s important to think about how this affects race preparation and running. HIGH5 share their secrets for success. From creating your own rules and route to inviting family and friends along for support, running a virtual marathon has its advantages...
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    Jan Frodeno using a Maurten gel
    14 Sep 2020 / Damien Whinnery
    It's used by pro-riders, runners, and triathletes, and it's now at Wiggle. But what is Maurten and what makes it so effective as a source of nutrition?
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    Science in Sport reveal the Ineos Grenadiers' fuelling secrets
    01 Sep 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The rescheduled 2020 Tour de France sees the riders face the unique challenges of competing at a later time of year with even less racing in their legs than ever before. We asked nutrition brand Science in Sport how a top-level team like Ineos Grenadier will be fuelling for the three-week race. Demands of the Tour de France The Tour de France...
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    How do BORA-Hansgrohe fuel for the Tour de France?
    20 Aug 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The Tour de France is 21 days of the most gruelling racing on the calendar. For most of us, just one day would be plenty, if we could even keep up! How do the pros keep going day after day? We asked the head nutritionist at team BORA - Hansgrohe , Robert Gorgos. During the Tour de France, one of the most demanding cycling events in the world,...
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    Never surrender with Science In Sport
    03 Jul 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The never surrender mindset is only possible when you are fuelled by science. Whether racing for a road sign or exploring the great outdoors, giving up is not an option. Energy Carbohydrate is the main fuel source for high-intensity exercise and is stored in the muscles and liver as glycogen. When you exercise, this carbohydrate is broken down...
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    Eleven ways to beat the heat this summer
    24 Jun 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Summer is finally here. For many of us, the lure of an ice-cold beer in the shade is much more appealing than sweating it out in the sun. However, we think it's possible to keep on running and cycling even in a heatwave. Here are some of Wiggle's top tips. Wear sunscreen This is number one on our list! Everybody should know by now that...
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    WIN everything from the HIGH5 Slow release range
    04 Jun 2020 / Nassrin Chamanian
    THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO ADAM ROBBINS. As you up the mileage, avoid the dreaded wall with the new Slow Release range from HIGH5 . Here's your chance to win everything from the range. Even the best of us have hit the wall at some point. That point where you're running on empty and you just want to throw your bike,...
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    How to perform on a vegan diet
    10 Dec 2019 / Nassrin Chamanian
    How easy is it for vegan cyclists, runners and triathletes to take on the nutrition they need in training and competition? Once an obscure lifestyle choice, the vegan diet has definitely hit the mainstream in recent years. In the UK, vegan takeaway orders have more than quadrupled in only two years (source: The Vegan Society ). There are four...
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    How the pros fuel for a Grand Tour
    15 Aug 2019
    How do you fuel one of the world’s best cycling teams? We asked Corinne Reinhard, International Sports Nutrition Lead at PowerBar to provide us nutrition insights of the French cycling team AG2R LA MONDIALE . With riders spending many hours on the bike with short recovery periods, feeding one of the world’s best cycling teams during a...
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    Fuelling Team Ineos
    10 Jul 2019
    How do you fuel the top team in the pro peloton through 21 days of intense racing? We asked Ben Samuels, Performance Nutritionist at Science in Sport for the inside scoop on fuelling Team Ineos. Over a number of seasons, we’ve worked closely with Team Sky, and now Team Ineos , to understand the goals and requirements of nutrition and Science...

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