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On Sunday 15th May I will compete in my first ever half Ironman triathlon at Nottingham. This involves a 1.2 mile swim, followed by a 56 mile bike and a half marathon run afterwards. This will be a big increase in race volume for me. Going from a 2 hour Olympic distance race to a 4 hour half Ironman race will be challenging. Overall, I’ve had to increase the training volume slightly compared to what I have been doing previously. Training has really been going well averaging around 12 hours per week with the last 6 weeks around 14 hours per week....

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Beginner Runner, Energy Gel, Gels, Hydration, Nutrition, Protein shake, Recovery, Tailwind, Torq -

Running and Nutrition There is an abundance of information about what to eat and drink whilst running which can make it difficult to know where to start. I will try and break it down and give you some basic guidelines to follow and also share from personal experience about what has worked for me.Let’s just say from the outset there is no one nutrition product that will magically make you run faster if you haven’t done the training. Putting in the hard miles consistently in training is vital. Also, what you are putting in to your body the rest of...

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