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Running 13.1 miles without stopping is really hard. Running 26.2 miles is really, really hard. It requires a lot of energy. What we eat before and after our training runs, during the week leading up to a big event and on the morning of race day matters. The energy we fuel our bodies with can
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I’d never heard of Rise Bars before but when they contacted me to ask if I wanted to try their gluten free bars I did some research and they come in quite the selection of flavours. They make three types of bars; breakfast, energy and protein. Their breakfast and energy bars are delicious! You may
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Last weekend I ran the San Francisco Half Marathon. There were more hills than I was expecting (Yes, I know we’re in SF but a runner can hope can’t she) but it was a great race and I didn’t stop for a second. The 13.1 mile course covered some amazing views and I got to
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Last Friday I went to the San Francisco Marathon Expo to pick up my bib number and running shirt for the half marathon. I also went to check out what they had to offer in terms of energy filled samples in the hopes that there would be something gluten free for me to nibble. I
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A couple of weeks back I received another box of protein bars to sample. I’ve never eaten so many different protein bars in my life! This time it was Pure Fit protein bars. Five different flavours. Granola Crunch, Â Chocolate Brownie, Almond Crunch, Peanut Butter Crunch and Berry Almond Crunch. I was impressed primarily by the
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Last week I received a couple of Luna Bars to sample. Chocolate and Mint Chocolate Chip. I haven’t tried many protein bars but I was excited to try these as they are gluten free.
Last week I ran my first marathon and it was an amazing experience!
A few weeks ago I signed up for my first Marathon. It takes place on the 10th of October this year (10/10/10) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Through research into what more experienced athletes and marathon runners say, I have prepared my own training schedule. This consists of 5 running days, including one long run day,
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The night before a big race, runners everywhere are filling up on pasta, spaghetti and various other high carb foods. On race day they will need all of the energy they can find andÂ a carb heavy meal the night before and a decent sized breakfast 2-3 hours before the raceÂ are as important a part of
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Malta is a small European country situated right in the middle of the Mediterranean and not too far from Sicily. Because of it’s location the weather is pretty much always lovely and so it was the perfect place to run our first half marathon. Growing up in the UK, I always envisioned Malta as a
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