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Fueling With Carbs Could Keep You Healthier This Winter 🌄

Fueling With Carbs Could Keep You Healthier This Winter 🌄

April 27, 2017

Staying properly fueled this winter will not only help keep you performing at your full potential, it might also keep you from getting sick!

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HYDRATION TIPS & RECOMMENDATIONS

HYDRATION TIPS & RECOMMENDATIONS

April 26, 2017

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Nutrition Planning 101

Nutrition Planning 101

February 03, 2017

A successful nutrition plan takes into account the amount of calories your system can handle in an hour, and it should also factor in your body’s need for electrolytes, amino acids, water, and protein.

Download Marathon Nutrition Planner
Download Half-Marathon Nutrition Planner

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Basie Outdoor Quest, China 2016 Race Report - Corrinne Smit

April 27, 2016

Throughout the year many top international adventure racing teams travel to China to compete in multi day stage races. Normally three words can be used to describe racing in China, unpredictable, hard and hot and Basie Outdoor Quest was no exception. Consisting of 4 days, disciplines included mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, orienteering and abseiling. Each day roughly took 5 to 6 hours and teams are made up of 3 males and 1 female. 

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Nutrition by the Numbers: The Pioneer

April 21, 2016

At GU Energy Labs our goal is to create the highest quality nutrition products to fuel your personal best during adventures like the one you’re about to begin—an epic, and physically taxing,  seven day journey through the Southern Alps of New Zealand. In seven days you will push your body to its limits, but that’s where our nutritional knowledge, and products, can help fuel your best performance.

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GU Energy Gel - Made in Berkeley, CA

April 08, 2016

Many people don't know that all of our Energy Gels and Roctane Energy Gels are made at the GU Energy Labs Berkeley, CA headquarters.

Take a quick tour of the production facility and learn how your performance nutrition is made.

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Coast to Coast 2016 Race Report - Corrinne Smit

February 29, 2016

This event is circled on my calendar all year, the World Championship of Multisport is right here in New Zealand, and this year it was my second time competing. The course takes you from the West Coast to East Coast, running over Goats Pass and paddling down the Waimakariri River.

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Red Bull Defiance 2016 Race Report - Corrinne Smit

February 29, 2016

We both knew Red Bull Defiance would be tough. Firstly the terrain, course designer Braden Currie wanted it to mark a new breed of multisport, so if he was aiming for a race with massive ascends, challenging terrain but still requiring speed to win, he hit the mark. Secondly the competition, with over half the field international competitors and several world champions competing it sent chills up your spine just thinking about it.

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The Hillary Ultra Marathon 2016 Race Report - Corrinne Smit

February 29, 2016

An ionic event, the name says it all. The Hillary trail takes you a total distance of 80km from Arataki Visitors Centre West of Titirangi all the way to Muriwai, via Huia, Whatipu, Karekare, Piha and Bethells. The course climbs 3700m and through bush, rugged coast lines, rivers and a bit of 4 wheels drive tracks.

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PIONEER RIDERS REACH QUEENSTOWN AFTER CONQUERING THE SOUTHERN ALPS

February 09, 2016

The Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race came to an emotional conclusion in Queenstown today, with riders having completed 569km, 15,000m of climbing, some scintillating descending and amazing riding through the most stunning landscapes since leaving Christchurch seven days ago.

The Pioneer - Stage 7 Snow Farm to Queenstown from The Pioneer on Vimeo.

 

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PIONEER ON HIGH WITH STAGE FINISH AT ALTITUDE AT SNOW FARM TODAY

February 09, 2016

The sun continues to follow the inaugural Pioneer Mountain Bike stage race and the Kiwi/Aussie combination of Anton Cooper and Dan McConnell continue to dominate, winning Stage Six into Wanaka today to extend their already impressive overall lead to 54:13 with the final ride into Queenstown to come.

The Pioneer - Stage Six Hawea to Snow Farm from The Pioneer on Vimeo.

 

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PIONEER PUTS ON LONGEST DAY AS RIDERS EDGE CLOSER TO QUEENSTOWN

February 09, 2016

It was always going to be the longest day on The Pioneer Mountain Bike Stage Race and so it proved on Stage Five as riders made their way from Lake Ohau to Lake Hawea, climbing close to 4000m as they took on 107km of forest tracks, river crossings, flying descents and South island landmark the Lindis Pass.

The Pioneer - Stage 5 Lake Ohau to Hawea from The Pioneer on Vimeo.

 

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