Kendal Mint Co. #Recharged Turns 2! (Get double reward points during May)

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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

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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

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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 optimise your post-workout recovery

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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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7 Ways KMC Energy Gel is designed to provide your body with the best

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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

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 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)

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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)

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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)

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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

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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?

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 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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6 Top Tips to Nail the #KendalMint100 Challenge - By Ben Goodfellow

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100 KM of running over 8 days is a serious undertaking, but adding the weather, family commitments and other challenges that the holiday period present makes this a significant challenge.  You can find out more about the challenge by clicking here.We spoke to #TeamKMC Athlete, Benjamin Goodfellow, a 24-year-old Semi Professional Triathlet...
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The #KendalMint100 Challenge (Via Garmin Connect)

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What is the #KendalMint100 Challenge? 100 KM Running (Or movement). Eight days.  Christmas Eve to New Year's Eve!  How to Join? Join the Kendal Mint Co. Garmin group to enter the challenge by clicking here.You can watch the miles mount up though the real-time leader board. Find the challenge by clicking here. Everyone's a Winner! Eve...
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Fuel Your Winter Cycling

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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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Team KMC Ben Goodfellow takes 1st Place at Helvellyn Triathlon

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This weekend saw Team KMC's very own Ben Goodfellow take 1st place at the Helvellyn Triathlon. Like many others, Ben has had his season shattered by the global pandemic. Not only that, it was only weeks ago Ben had a pretty heavy crash which left him with a broken Collar Bone. Despite any of this, Ben has persisted, trained hard (and smart) leading...
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Why Protein is key to a successful athlete's diet

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"Protein" a buzzword thrown around by gym-goers but it isn't all about big biceps and pumping Iron Rapid Protein recovery is just as important for optimising recovery and performance in endurance athletes and here is why. In simple terms The faster and more effectively you recover, the sooner you can get back to training hard. Not on...
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KMC Supports Team ExeEndurow as they tackle the World's Toughest Rowing Race - GB Row

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We are proud to support ExeEndurow in their attempt to become the youngest team to circumnavigate GB. A Grueling, formidable challenge in aid of Just One Ocean and The British Red Cross. Read more about their chosen charities here. Arthur and his team approached us just before the COVID-19 pandemic, sadly the event was postponed but the lads had no...
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Team KMC Wilf Goodfellow takes the UK Everesting Record

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 Last week saw Team KMC Ben aka Wilf Goodfellow take completely and utterly, smash the Everest challenge. Hear more from Wilf below...   As an endurance athlete, with a climbers build, an Everesting by bike has been on my bucket list for a few years. But, in a normal season, with racing to peak for, finding a slot in the calendar for...
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One Whole Year with KMC PT.1 - What lies ahead...

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One whole year! We can hardly believe it! But before we give you a brief recap of our first year, here’s where we are now and what lies ahead for Kendal Mint Company. But first of all...  NEW PRODUCTS?!  You may have already seen this but yes, that's right, times are tough for all but we have some very exciting news for you. Next mon...
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The "Dual-Charge" 2:1 Carbohydrate Ratio - How to maximise your potential

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Carbohydrates are fuel to the human body. A bit like a car, your body needs to be re-fueled and can only store a certain amount in its "fuel tank". On average, the body can only absorb around 60g of Carbohydrate per hour. This is where our "Dual Charge" formulation comes into play.  Our Energy Gels and Drinks utilise a dual char...
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