Forget 2:1 Glucose Fructose gels, you really need 5:4

2:1 ratios are only able to allow 62% of ingested carbs to be oxidised. Change the…

HVMN Ketone Review (BHB) – 60 min race booster

HVMN Ketone Review   This post is an HVMN Ketone Review covering a claimed new fuel…

Supplementation Suggestion for hot races – halt the performance decline

Let’s say that you are hoping to run a 4 hour marathon. Daniel’s Tables will show…

Ironman – Use more fat for energy via Anthocyanin supplementation

Well, this article applies to anyone who wants to increase the amount of fat they use…

Race, Sweat, Cramp, Cry

From time-to-time I suffer from poor performances that invariably seem to be linked to lack of…

SiS Sales Up – That’s a whole lot of sugars

SiS must have cornered the market for sugars futures with 2017 sales at £15.6m, up 28%…

Yummy – Sports Nutriution: High fat? High Protein? Intermittant? Or what?

It’s great to read lots of nonesense about diet, very entertaining. A whole industry has been…

CURRANZ discount code – promotion on the5krunner

CURRANZ have just let me release a new discount code “5KRUNNER” which you can use here at…

Tom Farrell… UK’s newest Mr 5K – Convinced about blackcurrants?

Convinced about blackcurrants yet? See image to right. Convinced about the science? See (this) Convinced about…

Science In Sport – SiS Overnight Protein and Caffeine Shots – Opinion

Science In Sport kindly sent me some free product in return for my thoughts on 2x…

IRONMAN JOURNEY: Fuelling & Some More Supplements

Before I start wittering on about gel, this is an interesting chart from QS EMFIT. It’s…

Can Fit Athletes Really Be Unhealthy?

I found this interesting, by Triathlete.com,via Triathlete.com » Feed.   We often use the words “fit”…

My Ironman Journey: A Mouthful of Humble Pie Might Have Been Good For Me

In previous posts I have scoffed a little about ‘Zone 2 training’  which, by now, I…

Recovery Protein Bowl :: QUORN + Creamy Chipotle Avocado Dressing [Flexitarian // Vegetarian]

Recovery Protein Bowl   Dressed in a tasty and creamy chipotle  avocado dressing this recipe make…

Curranz dosing updates for blackcurrants (new research)

Some new research on Blackcurrant supplementation is shown below in a Press Release from Curranz. You…

My Ironman Journey – Kit cheque List

Ha Ha. Geddit? Cheque list. This is going to be expensive! I appreciate that Americans spell…

Sports Superfood – Blackcurrants ?

I use the CURRANZ product and have made no secret of that previously. I believe it…

Bored with Beet-it? Better back blackcurrants instead.

CherryActive Cherry Juice & CurranzI’m getting desperate with titles. sorry about that. I meant to post…

Energy Sources: Why it gets hard after a minute

In you last parkrun or duathlon or bike TT, maybe you started off feeling great? Maybe…

London Tow Paths, Half Marathon, Mega Bike Ride

I had a bit of a mad day on Saturday in the rain. One of those…

Bizarre currants and technique balance day.

I’ve been whinging to myself a fair bit recently about my technique. Or lack thereof. My…

Performance Enhancement: Currants show increased lactate tolerance AGAIN

curranzMark Willems (University of Chichester) has published some research papers recently showing CURRANZ blackcurrant capsules do…

Athletic Weight-Loss Strategies

Athletic Weight-Loss Strategies If you lose a bit of weight as fat then, other things being…

Review/Head-to-head: Nathan AP Pro Aerobar Hydration vs Profile Design Aero Drink

If you are serious about getting a superb IronMan time then you will have some form…

Triathlon Performance ‘Chemicals’ & ‘Compounds’ That Work For Duathlon and Running too

Just to be clear if you cheat and/or break the rules then you should be DQ’d…

Review: CherryActive Concentrated Cherry Juice – Recovery Supplement

I have occasionally used CherryActive capsules for several years and more recently other similar products to…

Review: BeetActive Performance Sports Shots – Beetroot from CherryActive

A BeetActive Concentrate Sports Shot is a naturally derived product that makes many athletes go faster for longer.…

Review: BeetActive Concentrated Beetroot Juice – Performance Supplement

I’ve been using beetroot juice for several years now. Essentially I believe it makes me run/bike/swim…

Results: Loading with curranz before Ride London

I said I would try a once-daily loading strategy of CURRANZ prior to the Ride London,…

Muscle Building Supplementation

https://media3.giphy.com/media/iNnpbtkq5W5Og/200_s.gif Eesh. there’s a lot of rubbish out there about muscle building. I’m assuming you are…

Awesome Pru Ride London helped along by beetactive, curranz and others

Had a great Ride London today, perfect weather for an almost 6AM start (yawn…). Not much…

Probiotics and Gut Health :: Training Enhancement – Bacteria

Athletes are often interested in supplements that can demonstrably make you faster. HINT: There aren’t many…

Sodium bicarbonate supplementation

Sodium bicarbonate (found in the kitchen as baking soda) can be used to offset acidiosis (for…

New strategy for Prudential Ride London and AJ Bell LondonTriathlon with CURRANZ and BEET-IT

I’m trying a new strategy for this weekend’s RIDE LONDON with my CURRANZ blackcurrant tablets. This…

CURRANZ Review Performance and Recovery Tablets, Blackcurrant-based

This is a quick CURRANZ Review…more of an overview. A Detailed review is linked to below.…

Recovery Tests (DOMS) with curranz

I’ve been using the curranz product for a few months now on and off. Over the…

KIQPLAN – Your First 5K – an app review

I was asked to review the KIQPLAN app “Your first 5k”. KIQPLAN make several apps that…

New pool swim training strategy with curranz

I decided to move up a lane on Wednesday night’s swim session. When the going gets…

Another race, another curranz, another pb

It’s getting a bit boring and I sense a trend forming. Another tri-PB on Sunday aided,…

29% Promotional Discount Code for CURRANZ performance and recovery tablets

You can read in quite a bit more detail here in my ‘review’ of CURRANZ tablets…