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How does caffeine affect the body & athletic performance?

There are a couple of different things to weigh up when considering this question….namely what are the short term perfomance benefits of caffeine versus the long term health implications of consistently consuming high levels of caffeine.

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The Inner Chimp Video

We’ve all been there…we’ve woken up too early in the morning, hit the snooze button on the alarm and thought, I’ll give training a miss this morning. It’s going to rain, it’s too cold and I’ve been training hard all week are all common excuses.

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Heart Rate Training Zones

GB Triathlete Mel Ryding uses Heart Rate Zones to help her maximise and plan her training. What are they? What are the various zones? And how does each zone vary? Read on to find out more…

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DOMS – What’s the best cure and treatment?

Melanie Ryding (GBR Triathlete) this week helps you understand what DOMS is, why it occurs and how you can help reduce the effect of it.

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The different types of sports drinks

Clearly hydration for sports is important – however when considering how to maximise energy whilst staying hydrated there are a few more things to understand…

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Your Coach Training Tip : Injuries

So you keep picking up ‘niggling’ injuries during training and competition and can’t shake them off, why does this keep happening? Bruce Tulloh – Your Coach – identifies some tips to help you to try and stay injury free.

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Cawes Cycling Team: Elite Squad Testimonials

The Elite Squad at Cawes Cycling (Philadelphia, U.S) have been using Orbana for sometime now. Read on about the great things they have to say about Orbana’s benefit on the bike!

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Your Coach Training Tip: Get Off The Road

Your Coach, the world renowned Bruce Tulloh, identifies the benefits of getting off the track and hitting nature, whether it be running up mountains, through streams or battling knee deep mud. Variety is the spice of life!

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Blog: Longer Rides

Longer Rides (13th May – 26th May) After my unfortunate collision with a dog, which could have been a lot worse for the both of us, my only injury was a sore wrist. I was going to give the pool a wide berth for the next few days. Given my love-hate relationship with swimming I [...]

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Marathon Nutrition – Your Coach

Fuelling a marathon The marathon is a fuel economy run. This is certainly the case for the sub-three-hour brigade, who are running almost entirely on carbohydrate. For those over four hours it is less important, because at a slower pace the body is burning up fat, but even the slower runners will benefit from an [...]

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