• Review: Salomon S/Lab Sense 2 Set Vest Pack

    Review: Salomon S/Lab Sense 2 Set Vest Pack

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    The Salomon S/Lab Sense 2 Set Vest Pack may be the answer to your marathon race day needs and perfect for shorter road events! The S/Lab Sense 2 Set is light, compact, breathable and comfortable. It has 2L of storage made up of a few smaller front pockets, a zipped chest pocket, a bigger rear pocket and...
  • To caffeine or not to caffeine?  That is the question!

    To caffeine or not to caffeine? That is the question!

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    Caffeine is a stimulant.  It acts to give you a false sense of energy, helping to heighten alertness and enhance wakefulness. In trail running, these effects can help someone to feel more responsive to the challenges of the trail, overcome fatigue (both physical and mental), and to also mask pain (more on this soon).  However, herein lies the caution. If caffeine is a stimulant and...
  • What if every running shoe was size 10 – or every bike was a medium?

    What if every running shoe was size 10 – or every bike was a medium?

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    Article by Darryl Griffiths - Shotz Sports Nutrition    Imagine if all running shoes and bicycles came in one size and one shape. That was it, no other option but a size 10 shoe for running on the road, or a medium bicycle that didn’t allow you to adjust the seat height. Imagine if the running and bicycle companies treated us as if we were...
  • I’m an endurance athlete – how much do I need to eat and drink?

    I’m an endurance athlete – how much do I need to eat and drink?

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    Article by Darryl Griffiths - Shotz Sports Nutrition      Learn what works best for YOU! Here’s a snapshot on how you find that out. It’s about learning numbers specific to YOUR physiological makeup, the intensity at which you compete and how you respond when you experience varying environmental conditions.
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