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    How to prepare for a virtual marathon
    30 Jun 2022
    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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    Why is hydration important in sport
    30 Jun 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Hydration is talked about a lot in sport and exercise performance, but what do you actually need to know? Why is it so important to keep yourself hydrated? Shop HIGH5 hydration at Wiggle On average, you gain and lose around 2.5L of water every day. This number varies from person to person, and it increases significantly when you exercise as you...
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    Jan Frodeno using a Maurten gel
    28 Jun 2022 / 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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    How to perform on a vegan diet
    28 Jun 2022 / 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, between January 2020 and 2021, Deliveroo revealed its vegan takeaway orders shot up by 163%. (source: The Vegan...
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    How can postbiotics help you to boost your performance?
    30 May 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    We know about prebiotics and probiotics, but how can postbiotics help with your performance and general gut health? HIGH5 have recently released their Isotonic Hydration which contains added postbiotics so we asked their nutrition experts to explain. What are postbiotics? Postbiotics are bioactive compounds called gut microflora, which are created...
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    The seven essentials that make a good run awesome
    28 Mar 2022 / Jack Wilkinson
    You've trained for months. You've contained your nerves. You've travelled across the country. But... your laces keep coming undone, your legs are hurting early, and the pain of your feet rubbing is worse than the pain of running itself. It doesn't matter what sport you do, you will have heard of 'marginal gains.' But what...
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    Get a protein boost this pancake day
    28 Feb 2022 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Lemon juice, fruit, chocolate...what's your favourite pancake topping? Don't let training get in the way of delicious pancakes this Pancake Day. Here's a recipe from our friends at Science in Sport that packs in additional protein so they'll be more filling and help with muscle recovery. Ingredients · 2 Eggs · 2...
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    Gingerbread man oatmeal cookies with coconut protein powder recipe
    11 Sep 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    Brace your elves, we have another Christmas themed recipe for you to try at home! Like our Reindeer Cupcakes , it’s a quick and easy recipe, and protein-packed for added goodness. This gingerbread man (as you may have noticed!) also happens to be one of the most adorable characters from a beloved kids movie…so get baking! Ingredients...
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    HIGH5 Energy Bar with Protein
    14 Apr 2021
    Most athletes know how important protein is for recovery, but did you know it can also help to reduce fatigue and muscle damage when taken with energy on endurance events. HIGH5 explain more. HIGH5’s Energy Bar with Protein , is loaded with 10g of plant-based protein and 19g of carbohydrates per bar… but what is so good about...
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    Three steps to setting goals to help you achieve even more in 2021
    22 Jan 2021 / Nassrin Chamanian
    The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to reflect over the one just gone and think about where you want to be this year. It’s time to celebrate past achievements, review performance and set goals for the upcoming season. We asked our friends at leading nutrition brand HIGH5 for their advice on setting and achieving your goals,...

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