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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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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What's Your Everest? Join the movement using #MyEverest

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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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7 Top Tips for Running through the winter

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It's unbelievable how quickly the seasons seem to change and as for the year 2020... well, let's not talk about that. If there's one good thing that's come out of this, more people than ever have taken up outdoor activities, sports, exercise, and running in particular. As the cold weather draws in, it can be tempting to start telling...
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Top 10 Best British Sporting Moments of All Time

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2020 has been lacking slightly in the sporting moments department thanks to a certain virus. So we thought we'd look back on some great British Sporting success. Here are our top 10 Best British Sporting moments, enjoy! England Winning the Cricket World Cup (2019) The Champagne Super-Over, an edge of your seat kinda moment. "England have won the Wo...
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Why Mobility is Important for Runners and How to Improve it

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We've teamed up with the incredibly experienced Lee Bradbury otherwise known as @theintrepidathlete Coach, Ultra marathon runner, Spine Challenger and CrossFit competitor Lee has done them all. He's here to help cut through the noise on Mobility for Runners.  There seems to be information floating around on the internet stating ...
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We Challenge YOU #KendalMintCleanUp

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We know how lucky we are to have such a beautiful national park on our doorstep. It's no wonder so many flocked to the Lakes once the hard lockdown was lifted but what has become all to common is the sight of litter across our parks! So as part of our push towards reduced waste starting with our bio bottles, 100% Recyclable Pouches and Reduced pack...
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Top Tips for Training during "lockdown"

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1. Keep things in perspective  The Covid-19 outbreak is putting extreme pressure on the NHS and other key front line services. People are getting very ill, some are dying and many are unable to work and are facing financial hardship. In this context, the fact that the triathlon season has been suspended, we can't swim and can only go out to ex...
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Minty Inspiration - Delicious Chocolate Protein Porridge

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The most important meal of the day as we all know, breakfast, or is it? Yes, it is and when training it's great to be able to top up with a bit of extra protein. After a nights sleep, your body's gas tank is running on empty, so it's important to fuel properly from the moment you wake up. However, this protein oats recipe can be even more beneficia...
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World Class Junior Cycle Team Zappi Fuelled by KMC - Update

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At KMC we are strong believers in long-term athlete development. ​2020 will see the launch of our partnership with Team Zappi. A world class junior cycle team who have seen huge success and development into professional cycling. As part of our partnership we will be providing nutritional support to all of the riders. Including: Race-day n...
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Winter training - Richard Anderson, Team KMC

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The winter months can be a difficult time for endurance athletes. The days are short, the weather is rubbish and race season is months away. There are so many excuses not to train consistently… but if you want to nail a big season, excuses are not an option.   So what is the best way to attack winter when your big races are in the summer? It i...
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Team KMC - Rob Colston - Rowing, Triathlon

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My name is Rob Colston, 24 and grew up in the lake district. I've been rowing competitivrly for the last 4 years, having competed in national and international competitions. Currently at Cambridge 99 rowing club. In addition to this I love walking in the fells and taking my bike out for a spin wherever and whenever I can. I also enjoy open water sw...
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"How setting goals helps motivate me" - Michael Parkin, Team KMC

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When thinking about setting yourself goals, it's important to ask yourself how and why? So we thought it would be interesting to get a little insight from Team KMC member Michael Parkin. Here's his advice. A little bit about Michael...   Hi, I'm Michael. I'm a fell runner conveniently located in Penrith, just outside of the Lake District....
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Team KMC - Sam Boatwright - Epic Runner, Ambassador & Fundraiser

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​Team KMC first met Sam when we arrived at the Yorkshire Cycle Expo 2019, as part of the UCI World Cycling Championships in Harrogate. Here we discovered his endless pursuit of Epic challenges in the aid of incredible causes! On this occasion, cycling 813 miles in just 48 hours!  The challenge is all in aid of charity Leeds Care...
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Team KMC - Tissy Brignall - Running

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 We first met Tissy at the Great Cumbrian Run 2019. Tissy is a great ambassador to health & well-being and an inspiration to many! Name - Tissy/ Matisse Brignall Age - 28 Sports/ Hobbies - Running, Swimming, Cycling & the Gym Background - Hated exercise until about 4 years ago when I discovered I actually enjoyed the gym and best of al...
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Team KMC - Michael Parkin - Fell Running, Cycling, Climbing, Hiking

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Name: Michael Parkin Sport: Fell running, cycling, climbing and hiking. Hi, I'm Michael. I'm a fell runner conveniently located in Penrith, just outside of the Lake District. 2019 was a great year of running for me, I have competed in some fantastic races and team events. Most notably I was part of the Eden Runners Billy Bland Challenge in which we...
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Team KMC - Josh Dowson - PT

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Name: Josh Dowson Job: Personal Trainer - Dowsonfitness A bit about me; I First qualified as a fitness instructor in 2015 and took over the role of teaching the classes at north lakes hotel in Penrith. that emerged into qualifying as a personal trainer and 1 year later started self employed life as a trainer, based at the north lakes hotel. I work ...
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