Sailing round the world, running the length of the UK, K2 winter expedition, and cross ocean rows

Charlotte Halkyard

To celebrate International Women’s Day, it seemed like a very deserved time to shine the spotlight on some of the incredible women we have supported over the last year.    Pip Hare, single-handed ocean racing sailor, Vendeé Globe  Pip has a professional sailing career which spans 25 years, she has sailed most of the world’s oceans, has two world first endurance records, and is the winner of multiple international yacht races. In February 2021, she became only the eighth female to ever complete the Vendée Globe, crossing the finish line after 95 days, 11 hours, 37 minutes and 30 seconds at...

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Why is Long Range Fuel ideal for ultra-endurance exercise | Ask our Nerdy Nutter

Greg Potter

Aside from digestive problems which are are extremely common amongst ultra runners, they also nutrition which is calorie dense, easy to consume, and lightweight, Greg Potter, PhD explains why this makes Long Range Fuel ideal for ultra endurance exercise.

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How to avoid digestive problems when running | Ask our Nerdy Nutter

Greg Potter

Digestive problems, such as feeling sick, or bloated are common amongst runners. Greg Potter, PhD, explains some of the ways which runners can avoid these issues.

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How to Fuel for an Ultramarathon: The Ultimate Guide

Greg Potter

Whether for the thrill of challenge, the chance to explore the great outdoors, or the prospect of temporarily breaking free from feeling cooped up at home, many people have taken to ultra running of late. However, lots of runners, from novices to elite, are unsure about how to fuel for an ultramarathon, and as there hasn’t been much research on ultra running, many runners rely on anecdote and intuition when choosing what to eat and drink during events. There is a better way. The purpose of this article is to provide a helpful guide on how to fuel for an...

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Running in the time of coronavirus, and why it matters by Adharanand Finn

Charlotte Halkyard

Throughout all the anxiety, the lockdowns and the restrictions of 2020, running was one of the few things we could still get out and do. Sure, races were cancelled, and the number of people we could meet up and run with fluctuated, but at least, through it all, we could run. It was more than a crumb of comfort. For some people who had races lined up, it was difficult at first to adjust to running without a goal. A few people, no doubt, gave up. However, many others who had never run before, suddenly found they had the time...

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