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14 November 2018

Goodbye to Plastic Bottles

We are saying goodbye to single use plastic bottles in 2019 for all of our events. Here is the low down on why, how and what!

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9 November 2018

JEROME BLETTERIE - GAELFORCE WEST ULTRA RACE REPORT

Jerome Bletterie is no stranger to long distance trail running and adventure racing. Check our his race report here from the 2018 Gaelforce Ultra

 

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9 November 2018

GAELFORCE WEST ULTRA - HOW TO PREPARE FOR AN ENDURANCE RACE

We believe that everyone has it in them to take on an ultra adventure race. Let's get your ready for endurance racing with our simple training tips here

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7 November 2018

Our 5 Simple Tips for a happy and healthy life

We all lead busy lives and it is easy to get caught up and forget about the basics. Here are our five things to stick too for a healthy and happy life.

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1 November 2018

Running in the Dark? Go for it!

Check out our running in the dark tips to keep you active this winter. Why not try a run in the dark! It’s peaceful, your senses are heightened so you take in more.

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25 October 2018

Beyond Calories: B vitamins and Energy

When it comes to exercise and fitness, the focus tends to be on protein first and everything else comes a distant second. Or third.  But, our micronutrients are just as important as our macros when it comes to performance and B vitamins are the on

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10 October 2018

Super Snacks – The foods to have with you

We take a look at some of the best snacks to have to hand – at your desk, in your kit pack, handbag or car.  Ready to give you the best nutrition to train, recover and excel.

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26 September 2018

THE GREAT FJORD SWIM OPEN WATER RACING TIPS

Gearing up for the Great Fjord Swim or a similar event? From cold open water swimming tips to event specific information, we got you covered.

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13 September 2018

THE FIVE FOODS TO AVOID BEFORE EXERCISE

Heading out training or racing this week? Find out the foods that could jeprodise your performance...Read on

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6 September 2018

Get up to speed: How to improve your performance on the bike

Looking for tips on getting up to speed on your bike for your next adventure race? We have got you covered.

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30 August 2018

Eating on the run – what to eat during a long event

Endurance races really are that: endurance.  It is the hope that gets you to sign up, the determination to do the training and the sheer grit to get you through to the finish. What you eat or drink during a long race will help keep fuel

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22 August 2018

Our 5 Top Picks of things to do in Donegal on the weekend of Gaelforce North

Are you heading up to Donegal for Gaelforce North on September 22nd? We have compiled a personal list of activities and events to do over the weekend of Gaelforce North for you.

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16 August 2018

Running for a Healty Heart

Being physically active is one of the most important things you can do for a healthy heart.  Getting regular exercise will help to lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol levels and reduce the narrowing of your arteries. 

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9 August 2018

Three amazing Trail Runs in Donegal

Want to bring your training for Gaelforce North to home turf? We have three fantastic trail runs to get you into the groove.

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2 August 2018

All about Sugar: What you need to know

We have heard an awful lot about sugar recently, but is it really as bad as is claimed?  We take a look at some of the myths and truths of sugar and the foods to limit and to enjoy when it comes to negotiating a healthy diet.

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25 July 2018

Alternatives to energy gels on race day

Keep your nutrition and the environment in mind on race day

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