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Steven Alexander

Maurten Gel 100

Re-stock of Maurten Gel 100. Available in packs of 12 or as single gels, ideal for testing on your training runs before the big day. Pick 'em up in-store & online.   ‘This is the world’s first energy gel. It’s a bold statement. But nonetheless true. From a technical perspective, traditional gels are water and carbohydrates simply mixed into syrups, often containing added flavors and preservatives. The GEL 100 is completely different. It’s a biopolymer matrix, filled with a unique blend of fructose and glucose (ratio of 0.8:1) which enables uptakes of up to 100 grams of carbohydrates per hour.’

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Steven Alexander

Marathon Kit Essentials

“In long-distance running the only opponent you have to beat is yourself, the way you used to be.” – Haruki Murakami –What I Talk About When I Talk About Running.  Since we are approaching marathon season it seems a perfect time to jot down some words on the subject and which key pieces of kit you should consider packing on the big day.  Kit Essentials Do not approach the start line looking like you have turned up for your first day at school, a wedding or post pay day night on the tiles. This is not the time to crack out...

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