Fuel Your Winter Cycling

Riding in the cold weather presents some unique challenges on the body which you might not know about. Keeping Warm and dry out on the bike is important but when the cold weather hits, adequate nutrition can make a huge difference. Here are some of the challenges you might face and how to counter them. Up to Twice as many Calories Burned  ...
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7 Top Tips for Running through the winter

As the cold weather draws in, it can be tempting to start telling yourself "looks cold, I'll go tomorrow instead" . That's why we've compiled our list of the best ways to run through the winter and avoid that other well-known illness, often referred to as "Skivitis" - characterised by the severe lack of motivation to do something, or to avoid ...
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How to fuel your game - Supercharge your 90 minutes

Football is a high-intensity sport which requires some pretty serious endurance to perform at your best for the full 90 minutes. Statistics show a strong correlation between fatigue towards the end of a match, a reduction in performance and an increase in the number of mistakes made. Sports Nutrition can really help improve your Foot...
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Race Day Nutrition Pt. 4 - Post-race Recovery

Post race, it's really important to focus on your recovery and Nutrition is arguably one of the most important parts of recovering after a hard effort. You'll need to replenish Carbohydrate (Glycogen) stores, rebuild and encourage the maintenance of lean muscle mass with Protein, and re-hydrate with Electrolytes. ...
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Race Day Nutrition Pt.3 - Fueling during your Race

Whatever your race discipline, fuelling right during the race is all about balance and thinking ahead. Whether you're out on the bike, running a marathon or climbing a mountain. Ask yourself: How am I going to feel in 20 mins time?  Big hill coming up in 10 15 mins? Take onboard ...
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Race Nutrition Pt.2 - Pre-race Fueling the morning of

The day is finally here, you've done everything you can to prepare. Now how do we make sure we are fueled right throughout the morning? One of the final stumbling blocks... Here are some of the top questions people ask about fueling the morning before a race. When should I eat?   Our advice would be to eat 2-4 hours be...
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Race Nutrition Pt.1 - Fueling right starts the day before

Actually, fueling right starts during training and finding the fuel that works best for you! It's important to begin fueling right the day before as this canhave a huge impact on your performance, especially if you're race starts first thing in the morning... We've put together our top 5 simple tips for fueling your race starting the...
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Kendal Mint Co. #Recharged Turns 2! (Get double reward points during May)

This week KMC celebrates it's second birthday! The Recharged Kendal Mint Co brand, launched back in 2019 at the Keswick Mountain Festival and has since become a staple for many runners, cyclists, outdoor enthusiasts and athletes. We're proud of the community we've built and have taken a moment to step back and celebrate our time so far. Find out mo...
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The #KendalMintCleanUp 2021

To mark #EarthDay2021 we are bringing back the #KendalMintCleanUpAs part of our push towards reduced waste starting with our bio bottles, 100% Recyclable Pouches and Reduced packaging, Team KMC and ourselves want to challenge YOU...  Next time you head out on your Run, Cycle or walk... Pick up THREE Pieces of litter and take them to a binTake ...
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#EarthDay2021 with Kendal Mint Co

This week, Thursday 22nd April marks #EarthDay2021 and at Kendal Mint Co. we are genuinely passionate about reducing waste, particularly in our beautiful home The Lake District. "As the world returns to normal, we can't just go back to business-as-usual." Earth Day, 2021 This week we are raising awareness for #EarthDay by: Re-introducing the #...
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How to fuel your Marathon

Entered a Marathon recently? Don't worry we've got you covered... 
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How to optimise your post-workout recovery

The faster and more effectively you recover, the sooner you can get back to training hard. Not only this, by recovering more effectively you will also be able to train more effectively and you will get more benefit from doing so. Nutrition can play a big role, alongside sleep, stretching and other aspects. Here's how... Why is recovery important?&n...
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How KMC NRG GEL is designed to give your body the best

At KMC we are passionate about providing you with the best in Taste, Texture and Performance across our product range. Here's 7 reasons why KMC energy gels do just that. 1. Tasty, Refreshing & Powerful. Our range of gels and their flavours bring you everything from powerful Mint caffeine (best saved for those tough days or big hills), frui...
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The Cumbrian Way Virtual Ultra with Cumbrian Tea and Odyssey Trail Running

 Proud to announce or collaboration with the team over at Cumbrian Tea and Odyssey Trail Running UK for the Cumbrian Way Virtual Ultra! Perhaps even a great way to set your #MyEverest ?  What is The Cumbrian Way?  Well... "It's fair radge marra!" The Cumbrian way is 69.59 miles long and at the highest point 2...
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#MyEverest 40km in 4 weeks with Bound Fitness (Strava Club)

As part of the #MyEverest movement we have partnered with the like-minded team over at Bound Fitness to help inspire you.  Our challenge to you - Run, Walk or move 40km in 4 weeks.  How to join the challenge... You can enter the challenge by joining the Bound Fitness club over on Strava and entering the club event below.Step 1 - Join...
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The #MyEverest Run200 Challenge (Via Garmin Connect)

Locked-down and Events cancelled but that doesn't mean we can't continue to challenge ourselves. So this month, as part of our #MyEverest campaign, we are challenging you to the #MyEverestRun200 , get involved, tell your friends and even win prizes! Let's conquer our Everest together #MyEverest  What is the #MyEverestRun2000 Challenge?  C...
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The #MyEverest Cycle500 Challenge (Via Garmin Connect)

Locked-down and Events cancelled but that doesn't mean we can't continue to challenge ourselves. So this month, as part of our #MyEverest campaign, we are challenging you to the #MyEverestCycle500 , get involved, tell your friends and even win prizes! Let's conquer our Everest together #MyEverest What is the #MyEverestCycle500 Challenge?&...
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The Infamous Bob Graham Round, 42 Fells, 66 Miles, 26,900ft in 24 Hours - With Richard Anderson

Yes you read that right. Little seems to be known nation-wide about this epic Lake District challenge only tackled by the toughest of souls, but completing it gives you the chance to have your name written in history, among the small list of legendary ultra-distance fell-runners who have completed it before you. Here's Team KMC'...
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"Veganuary" For athletes - Good or Bad?

 So it's a pretty tough time for all, stuck at home, no events, but for good reason! Perhaps this is perfect chance to kick our old habits and build a lifestyle and routine to help you live a healthier, happier life?  Many are now even following the ever growing trend of Veganism, quite a lifestyle chance, but how can ...
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What's Your Everest? Join the movement using #MyEverest

Long renowned for its association with incredible feats of human achievement, from 29,000 ft of Mount Everest to 2,500 nautical miles of Trans-Antarctic expedition. Kendal Mint Cake helped fuel and conquer many of them. Today, the world's challenges are somewhat different, and they require a slightly different approach. 100 Years of heritage meets ...
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