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Why Active Root & Whats New!

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Exciting news! Active Root have released two new flavours as an alternative to our Original Ginger flavour: Green Tea and Ginger and Peppermint and Ginger! First lets start with the Green Tea Flavour So why have they chosen Green tea and more importantly, why and when would you use it instead of the original? The first thing to note is that although the new flavour contains green tea, it is not in such quantities that would provide the caffeine and detoxifying benefits in a green tea drink. Rather, the benefits come in the differing taste that green tea provides. Sick of being sweet...

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What & Why - Hereditary Heart Health Tests?

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View the Heart Helth Test now available at XMiles Inherited Heart Conditions – Early Knowledge Can Make a Difference With the increase in participation in endurance sports and sporting events we have seen the unfortunate rise in heart related incidents and deaths in training and events across the UK,  but what if you could test yourself and understand the risks earlier and manage them better? Most people with inherited heart conditions often don’t experience symptoms and don’t know they’re at risk, however when participating in endurance sports If left undetected and untreated, inherited heart conditions can lead to problems such as...

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What is the big deal with BCAAs?

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Blog post from GU Energy Labs  Featured Product What is the big deal with BCAAs anyway? You may have heard a thing or two about them from your supplement-savvy training partner, but unless you have a background in biochemistry, you might not know why they matter or how to incorporate them into your training and nutrition regimen. WHY DO BCAAS MATTER? Leucine, isoleucine, and valine are the three branched chain amino acids (BCAAs), so named because of their nonlinear (“branched”) carbon atom configuration. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, and proteins, as you probably know, make up the structure...

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Have you got a plan? Marathon Hydration & Nutrition Tips

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It's that time of year you start thinking about choosing your target races, maybe awaiting the ballot results or getting the detail for your training plan for a spring marathon assault.  Or you could already be there and have nailed your training plan, for this years autumn marathon but have you given much thought to your nutrition strategy? If not, you’re missing a key opportunity to improve your performance and recovery on race day.  Getting your nutrition wrong worst case could derail your whole race.  So we have pulled together 5 Marathon Nutrition Tips 1) Hydrate Early and Often: Don’t wait until...

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Marathon Nutrition - XMiles & Runderwear 'Marathon Ready' Facebook Live Q&A Sessions.

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Don't leave your nutrition to chance, it will make or break your marathon! As we again approach the spring marathons, and with many runners now well into the taper we ask the question 'Are you ready with your nutrition?' Anthony from XMiles joined the Runderwear team for a 'Marathon Ready' Facebook Live session - Watch below Runderwear was live — 'Marathon Ready' Facebook Live Q&A Sessions. We’re here with Anthony Clark from XMiles to talk all things nutrition!  If you need 1 to 1 help or advice please contact us via the ask the team service, via Facebook, messenger or e-mail.

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