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Don't Be A Fred.... Recover Like Steve!

Don't Be A Fred.... Recover Like Steve!

February 11, 2017

It's just one of those things. It takes a little longer to recover after a hard session with each passing year. Elivar Co-Founder Donal Hanrahan explains how Elivar RECOVER became the only sustained release recovery product on the market.

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How To Avoid Indigestion During Training and Racing

How To Avoid Indigestion During Training and Racing

January 22, 2017

Don't let indigestion ruin your big day. In this article we explore some of the reasons why we get indigestion during training and racing - and suggest some simple steps you can take to make sure your nutrition is working with y

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Why Elivar RECOVER Is The Best Recovery Drink For The Over 35's

Why Elivar RECOVER Is The Best Recovery Drink For The Over 35's

November 05, 2016

Elivar's RECOVER range of products continues to win industry awards - most recently grabbing the Men's Running Silver Award for Post-Race Nutrition for the second year running. In this article we explain just what makes RECOVER the best recovery drink for the over 35's.

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What Happened When James Slade Couldn't Find A Quality Omega-3 Fish Oil?

What Happened When James Slade Couldn't Find A Quality Omega-3 Fish Oil?

September 01, 2016

What do you do when you can't find a quality product? James Slade, keen triathlete and health-care professional struggled to find quality Omega-3 Fish Oil products so he set about sourcing his own.

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Team Elivar Recommends CurraNZ New Zealand Blackcurrant Extract Capsules

Team Elivar Recommends CurraNZ New Zealand Blackcurrant Extract Capsules

August 26, 2016

At Elivar HQ we're all about performance and health. As triathletes, cyclists and swimmers we are always asking questions of the products we take in support of our healthy lifestyle: "Is this actually good for me?"

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Why Does Adam Walker Recommend Elivar Endure?

Why Does Adam Walker Recommend Elivar Endure?

August 18, 2016

Adam Walker is the first British man to swim the toughest seven Oceans in the World! Adam set out on an incredible journey in open water swimming that changed his life. In this article Adam explains why he recommends Elivar ENDURE at his swim camps.

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How Much Water Should You Drink During Exercise?

How Much Water Should You Drink During Exercise?

July 29, 2016

While this summer hasn't exactly been sun-drenched it is always worth thinking about whether we're properly hydrated before, during and after training. In this article we focus specifically on how to measure your water loss during exercise.

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World Record Set By Marc Newman

World Record Set By Marc Newman

July 23, 2016

Marc Newman has become the first person to swim from Dungeness, Kent to France, completing the crossing in an amazing 16 hours and 9 minutes. This route is 5 miles longer than the traditional 21 mile Dover-Calais route and while it has been attempted in the past Marc has become the first person to successfully complete the crossing.

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Swimming The Channel - Final Preparations With Marc Newman

Swimming The Channel - Final Preparations With Marc Newman

July 16, 2016

Elivar Featured Athlete Marc Newman is attempting to be the first swim the Channel starting from Dungeness in Kent. This crossing is nearly 25% longer than the traditional route and has never been completed. Read Marc's update on his preparation with less than a week to go to the opening of the tidal window for his swim.

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How to Fuel Your Next Marathon or Sportive

How to Fuel Your Next Marathon or Sportive

June 17, 2016

Having an effective nutrition and hydration strategy for your next marathon or sportive will help you to get the best performance on the big day. Getting it wrong can have a drastic effect, and this is why we should always have a nutrition and hydration plan worked out beforehand.

In this blog we summarise the basics about energy use and hydration during endurance sports, and give some key pointers to help you make the most of your event. 

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ELIVAR Product Review 4.5 out of 5

ELIVAR Product Review 4.5 out of 5

May 18, 2016

Mark Spratt of Bikesoup Magazine reviewed ELIVAR's Weekend Endurance Pack and gave us a fantastic 4.5 out of 5.

He's off to his local bike shop to see how Elivar works for him over the long haul.

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TURKEY BURNER – THE WINNERS!

TURKEY BURNER – THE WINNERS!

January 04, 2016

What an outstanding Turkey Burner III.  We figured we were going to blow away last years records when we ran the numbers before the weekend.

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FRUCTOSE – A WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING?

FRUCTOSE – A WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING?

October 16, 2015

One of the key areas that we need to manage is our blood sugar levels and avoiding the excessive insulin release resulting from the over-use of high GI foods.

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NUTRITIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES

NUTRITIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ENDURANCE ATHLETES

June 13, 2015

We sometimes get asked for advice on what to eat and how much..... “I’m new to running / cycling / triathlon / swimming – how much carbs/protein/fat should I eat?” 

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FOOD FOR SPORT

FOOD FOR SPORT

May 22, 2015

Regardless of where we sit on the “Average”-to-“Olympic” spectrum – the same questions arise, what foods to eat, how much and when to eat them.

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WHERE DO WE GET OUR ENERGY?

WHERE DO WE GET OUR ENERGY?

May 22, 2015

Did you know that the body produces energy in three different ways – each of which are influenced by the type of exercise we are doing?

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WHAT IS GLUTEN FREE AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

WHAT IS GLUTEN FREE AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

March 31, 2015

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE AGE?

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE AGE?

February 15, 2015

In this article we look at some of the changes that come with age and how best to adapt our training to ensure that we get the most from our bodies over the long haul.

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5 WAYS TO AVOID THE FESTIVE BULGE

5 WAYS TO AVOID THE FESTIVE BULGE

December 18, 2014

Here at Elivar we have put some tips together to keep you a lean, mean fighting machine in spite of temptation all around you

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HIGH GI OR LOW GI – WHAT REALLY WORKS FOR ATHLETES OVER 35?

HIGH GI OR LOW GI – WHAT REALLY WORKS FOR ATHLETES OVER 35?

October 16, 2014

High GI and Low GI – we often hear these terms thrown around in the context of athlete nutrition, but what does GI really mean for an athlete and how does it affect performance and health, especially for the over-35s?

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