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Stories & Tips

We were born to explore. To be curious, to overcome challenges and push limits. These are the experiences that connect us, inspire us and move the world.

We were born to explore. To be curious, to overcome challenges and push limits. These are the experiences that connect us, inspire us and move the world.

Fueling Tips

FUELING TIPS

Inside the nutrition strategy of pro ultra-runners during the UTMB

What to eat for carbohydrate loading, how to train your stomach for race day, how many calories to take in per hour, how to manage your caffeine intake? Our professional athletes answer all these questions.
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5 questions answered by our pro athletes about sport nutrition for ultra distance

A poor nutrition plan is one of the main reasons of DNF (do not finish)  during an ultra endurance race. Therefore nutrition is as important as the physical and mental preparation. We asked our pro athletes their nutrition secrets for ultra distance and here are their answers...
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5 Nutrition Tips for the Western States Endurance Run 100 miles by Marianne Hogan

Our ambassador Marianne Hogan reveals her top 5 nutrition tips before racing the Western States Endurance Run 100 Miles in the United States.
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The 4:1 Carbohydrate:Protein Ratio for Endurance Athletes

Unsurprisingly, the distribution or ratios of nutrients will affect your body’s functioning and performance. This is because, although all the nutrients are interconnected, the breakdown products of these nutrients have different efficiencies in providing your body energy. 

Athletes often hear the 4:1 carbohydrate:protein ratio while looking at sports snacks or meals. This is typically the ratio suggested to maximize endurance performance and can help to recover muscle glycogen stores and muscle rebuilding. If you are curious to understand why, read more to find out!

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Pro Marathon tips for Race Day Success from Olympian Dayna Pidhoresky

Are you getting ready to run your marathon? Our Ambassador Dayna Pidhoresky is here with her 3 top tips to help you prep for the big day. Dayna Pidhoresky raced at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic with Team Canada. Se won the 2022 BMO Vancouver Marathon breaking the course record.
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Näak Ultra Energy™ Science

Näak's Ultra Energy™ science was developed to meet the specific needs of ultra endurance Athletes. The idea is simple: the ingestion of a few macronutrients such as carbohydrates and electrolytes is not enough after a few hours of effort, you need a complete approach to perform further and longer. A BLEND OF NATURAL IN
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