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Lucho Dillitos – a running food review

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  Stuart Walker of #TeamAccelerateScott recently took off with some of our newly introduced running nutrition. Here’s what he had to say:   Right then, a food review… This blog is branching out! Well, slightly… the food in question is a new running / cycling snack called a “Lucho Dillitos”. Lucho whatcha? First things first – I’ll save you the Google translation. Lucho Dillitos is Spanish for “I fight little boys” (try it!) This is surely a strong start. Ingredients As you are no doubt aware, energy food has changed over the last few years. Gloopy gels assembled in a … Continue reading

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Why Do You Run? It’s Important to Understand…

Posted on by Run Stu

Many just don’t think about it, yet why do you run? For the joy of it, a healthy glow? To be with friends, to catch up after work? To reach new racing goals, to run faster for a PB? The truth probably lies in a mix of the above and will change through the year and most definitely during a life time of running. Yet it is still important to understand the ‘Mix’ as it should then help direct your purpose for training. We all like company when we train, it has been shown to benefit those searching for the … Continue reading

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The Model of Poor Running Form.

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  Take a look at the picture below. Is that a runner……. or a Model? The collapse through the hips thanks to extremely weak Glutes says ‘Model’. When this is supposed to be an example of how good a runner should look in the correct shoes (Mizuno Wave Rider 20), why do manufacturers overlook their Marketing Departments habit of recruiting pretty looking non-runners to flap about in their product? Bonkers.    

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OMMbelievably We Survived – by Anna Hoogkamer

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  Anna Hoogkamer runs for Team Accelerate-inov-8 and is a seasoned Fell Runner.  Equally at home on Cross Country events, or Fell Running competitions (such as Accelerate/inov-8’s Gritstone Series), the 28th & 29th October 2017 marked her first foray into Mountain Marathons, with entry into the now infamous ‘OMM’ (Original Mountain Marathon).  Below is her account:             The Original Mountain Marathon (the OMM to those in the know) is something I’ve wanted to do since the moment I first heard about it – two days of running in the fells, a night of camping and … Continue reading

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