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SHIFTING GEARS Supporting a work-life balance

Posted by Anthony Clark on

We were very honourer to be asked to feature in the customer stories for Breeze VW Van Centre in Poole SHIFTING GEARS Supporting a work-life balance  By VW BREEZE VAN CENTRE  Shifting gears by VW Breeze Van Centre on Exposure

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5 points to help you choose the right Energy Gel

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Possibly the most convenient and effective way to fuel your body on the go is with gels.  Whatever your distance from 10k to the marathon and beyond, understanding how energy gels work with your body, and knowing when and how to use them for maximum performance benefits is key. Why use Energy Gels? Your body uses two sources of fuel to feed your muscles; fat and carbohydrates. Whilst fat is widely available it’s slower to break down into usable energy making it more ineffective when competing in an endurance event over 2-3 hours. So this means your body will rely on carbohydrates as its primary fuel...

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5 reasons to choose a Energy Chew

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Whether it be on a run or bike, on the road or trail, sometimes you need a boost and gels just aren't going to cut it - something chewy but not sweet! Time to try an energy chew. Energy chews come in a number or variations, some in stick-packs, others in packs of different quantities that add variety to your nutrition plan. Lets compare the chews... Compare Chews - Nutritional Information (Per Pack) Note: Information from selected flavour please see product information for variations. Pack Size - 50g (190kcal) Carbohydrate 39g Salt 0.08g Flavour: Grapefruit Pack Size - 39g (133kcal) Carbohydrate 31.1g Salt 0.02g Flavour: Pineapple...

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Tailwind Nutrition - Nutrient Breakdown

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All you need, all day. Really. Tailwind mixes with water to meet all your calorie, hydration, and electrolyte needs, without upsetting your stomach or making your taste buds revolt. Just toss it in a bottle or hydration pack, shake, and GO! Ingredients Dextrose (Glucose), Sucrose, Sodium Citrate, Sea Salt, Citric Acid, Organic Flavour, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Citrate Nutrient Breakdown: Sodium: Maintains Fluid Balance Sodium is needed in the body for a number of reasons, the most important for endurance athletes is its role in the maintenance of extracellular fluid volume which influences the hydration of an athlete. It...

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Why Balega Running Socks?

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XMiles have chosen Belaga for quality as we believe your socks are as important as your trainers - Socks - When and why should I replace my running socks? Balega's socks are the most technically advanced of any on the market. As a brand Balega provides harmony in the fit, feel and performance of their socks that is founded on research, design, technical excellence and durability. Manufactured at our state-of-the-art facility in Cape Town, South Africa, utilizing the best performance yarns made in the United States. The 7 KEY DELIVERABLES of Balega 1. SECOND SKIN FITA sock must fit snugly to ensure...

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