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Nutrition with Rupert Bonington

It's not easy to know what the best way is to fuel your training and racing. There is so much sciencey information but what does that mean for us when out for a run?

In this session with Rupert Bonington from Mountain fuel, we talk about some simple top tips and ideas about how to get the most from your fueling. We also chat between the differences in short, medium and long distances and how to adapt for different conditions such as heat and cold.

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There are some great resources on the Mountain Fuel website. Some that may be of particular interest to trail runners are below:


Sports nutrition plans

These are broken down into different categories such as Ultra, half marathon, 10k etc. so you can really tailor it for your training.


Nutrition Guides

Info broken down into main components e.g. protein, carbs, fats.



Some delicious and easy looking ideas such as the rice balls we talked about.


Some fueling ideas if you are stuck on what to eat when out and about. These have come in from our Facebook page!

- Banana and peanut butter wraps

- Jam sandwiches

- Salty boiled potatoes

- Rice pudding

- Malt Loaf

- Christmas cake!

- Flap jack

- Mini pork pies

- Quorn ham and cheese on 'thins' bread

- Flat coke

- Lidl protein balls

- Pizza! (John Kelly...)

- Bagel with peanut butter and marmite

- Salty nuts

- Dried fruit

- Marzipan

- Babybels

- Baby food / pouches

- Sushi balls

- Hard boiled eggs

- Pickled gherkins!

- Nakd bars

- Mini Snickers

- Quorn cocktail sausages

- Apple and oat bars




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