Self Isolating? Simple at-home workouts to keep you Active

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Self isolation and working from home can be difficult enough. Particularly as an athlete, runner cyclist or just generally active person but whatever your ability, it's incredibly important to keep moving for both you physical and mental well-being.  At a time when it's very easy to start developing bad habits, adding these quick and simple 10...
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Beijing Winter Olympics Schedule - Events, Timings & Venues

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Beijing 2022 will host the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, 4-20 Feb.  Checkout our full list of events, times and venues with the free downloadable Wall Chart to follow along! The Beijing Winter Olympics schedule highlights includes every medal event of the games & selected events featuring Team GB - Event times are for the UK an...
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5 Benefits of challenging yourself and setting goals

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Why should you challenge yourself? Why should you set goals? Whether it's to run a marathon, cycle 100 miles or to kick a bad habit. Challenging yourself and setting goals is incredibly beneficial to not only to your mental health, but also to your personal well being.  Give yourself a purpose, a "why" Prove to yourself that you are in ch...
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The #KendalMint100 Running Challenge 2021 (Via Garmin Connect)

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It's Back! After an incredibly successful 2020 challenge to to keep our Running community active during the festive period. What is the #KendalMint100 (Run) 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 c...
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The #KendalMint500 Cycling Challenge 2021 (Via Garmin Connect)

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It's Back! After an incredibly successful #KendalMint100 Running challenge in 2020, we're now launching the #KendalMint500 - a 500km Cycling Challenge! What is the #KendalMint500 (Cycle) Challenge? 500km Cycling (Or movement). Eight days. Christmas Eve to New Year's Eve!  How to Join?  Join the Kendal Mint Co. Garmin group ...
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What is #GreenNovember ?

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We are leading the the way for Greener Sports Nutrition, from reusable Energy Gels to 100% Recyclable and Biodegradable products. Instead of "Black November" or "Black Friday" this year, we are rewarding customers for choosing more Green options with Double Reward Points and Free Refillable's. We'd love to share with you the real-world actions we'r...
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How to 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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7 Top Tips for Running through the winter

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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 conquer that lack of motivation. 1. Reward yourself Motivate yourself with the promise of a reward, from meeting a friend for a coffee (Social...
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How to fuel your game - Supercharge your 90 minutes

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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)

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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 fuel your Marathon

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Entered a Marathon recently? Don't worry we've got you covered... 
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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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How KMC NRG GEL is designed to give your body 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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