Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) in Female Athletes: Let’s Talk About Our Energy Levels, Performance, and Periods!

Emily Jevons

Photo Credit: Presca Sportswear “No excuses!” As athletes, that’s what we hear repeatedly. Push yourself. Push your body. Push your mind. Going to our limits is often recognised as good thing, an attribute to be praised and celebrated. But where is the line drawn? This mindset, alongside the increasing number of metrics available to all athletes (e.g., activity and sleep data from sports watches, or body fat and muscle mass from smart scales), can lead to fixation on performance and body composition, leading us to focus on the here and now rather than considering our long-term mental and physical health....

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What is Ashwagandha, and why do we use it in Calm and Calm & Rebuild versions of Long Range Fuel | Ask our Nerdy Nutter

Greg Potter

Ashwagandha is a plant that has been used in many parts of the word, particularly in India for several centuries, and is an adaptogen that helps people better cope with stress. Greg Potter, PhD, explains the multiple benefits of Ashwagandha, and why we use it in Long Range Fuel. 

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Why not just drink coffee or tea instead of consuming Long Range Fuel | Ask our Nerdy Nutter

Greg Potter

Instead of consuming a caffeinated nut butter such as Energise or Energise & Rebuild Long Range Fuel, it may seem a simple alternative to just drink a cup of coffee or tea instead. This approach isn't a simple as you may think, Greg Potter, PhD explains why!

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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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