Training in Cape Town in Winter -Tanya Posthumus-Fox

‘’I absolutely LOVE training in Winter! The colder…the darker…the better!!! I do my best training, as well as my best racing in Winter. I’m not sure whether...

NUTRITION ON THE LONG ROAD- Guy Jennings

Firstly, as someone mentioned and I agree with wholeheartedly, don't over think this thing and make yourself panic. Whatever the distance of your...

ROAD TO UTMB – THAT’S NOT IDEAL

It’s just weeks to Mac Mac Ultra 100 miler, and April has “not been ideal” as a friend likes to say..April has been a complete disaster of a month in terms...

Why LDL cholesterol goes up with a low carb diet and is it bad for health? – Dr. Nadir Ali

There are often questions around cholesterol and in particular an increase in LDL which drives up total cholesterol and everyone reaching for the statins!...

Mind over Legs – we in fact have a lot more capacity in the our bodies than what our brain is prepared to give.

There is a saying which goes “Training is like fighting with a gorilla. You don't stop when you're tired. You stop when the gorilla is tired.”So just how do...

ROAD TO UTMB – 10 WEEKS TO MAC MAC Part2

As I write this, Mac Mac Ulta 100 miler is ten weeks away…March has been a time of serious ramp-up in the training and started and finished with a bang of...

You train like an athlete , but do you eat like one?

We know you understand the importance of training well and having a plan to achieve your goals, but do you take your eating plan as seriously as you do your...

ROAD TO UTMB – THE START OF A JOURNEY PART1

Ultra-Trail® du Mont Blanc or UTMB® as its better known, is the pinnacle of the ultra distance mountain running in the world and forms part of the...

Electrolyte Enlightenment

So you’re ready to be King of Keto – you’ve got your meal plans down, shopping for Keto-friendly food no longer feels intimidating (because it’s not once...

Can a mantra change your mental game?

You give your body the ultimate in fuel, but as a performance athlete, we don’t need to tell you how important it is to have your head in the game too....

T1 Athelete: The OCR journey with keto

There’s this superficial feeling I get, when I am validating myself by taking type 1 diabetes out 20km from nowhere while putting my body through some military type obstacles. "Self-awareness is a supreme gift, a treasure as precious as life.... this is what makes us...

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T1 Athelete: Growing up with type 1 diabetes

I don’t remember a time before I had diabetes. It's intrinsic to me, and so for me it's a huge part of who I am. The month of August 2018 marks 23 years of being a type 1 diabetic… It's strange, trying to review my feelings over the past 23 years I do not believe I've...

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Muscle Versus Fat: The Myth

The Myth: Muscle burns WAY MORE calories than fat. Therefore, boosting your metabolic rate means building muscle (example – resistance training). We have heard the notion muscle burns more calories that fat…well that is true but how much are we actually talking about...

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Ketone Education Series #3

Do Exogenous Ketone Supplements stop you from burning your own fat to make Ketones? When supplementing with Exogenous Ketones, your body will burn those first, before breaking down fat. This is great for athletes who want the maximum number of Ketones available from...

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Ketone Education Series #2

"Should I only do ketosis naturally, or with a supplement?" The best answer is both. Eating a low carb diet provides the platform for your body to function properly, repair, and effectively allocate energy in a low blood glucose environment, and with minimal insulin....

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Ketone Education Series #1

"Will a ketone supplement help me lose weight?" A common misconception is that taking ketone supplements will induce immediate weight loss. This is simply not true – we’re not talking magic wands here. It’s important to understand that Exogenous Ketones are...

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Keto Talks Presentation

We have just returned from very successful few weeks of our KETO TALK SERIES. If was great to meet some of our incredible Low Carb / Keto athletes, chat about your training challenges and really get to know your unique needs. Thank you for joining us and for those who...

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