Interview: Ruth Croft on Winning WSER, Fueling, and Dinosaurs

We first met Ruth Croft, during a training run for what must have been one of her earlier 50k trail races in Taiwan hosted by Action Asia. She was already becoming a local legend and en…

Experience Something You’ll Never Forget

What did you do on Saturday, September 3rd?

Or what did you do for lunch last Monday?

Can you remember off the top of your head?


I’m a creature of routine. Most days, I wak…

How to Choose Energy Gels?


“If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. But if you give him a fishing rod, you feed him for a lifetime.”

We lead different lives, are born with diverse athl…

Energy Gel Pro Tips – Charts and Graphics to Help You Fuel Right

We’ve published quite a few energy gels reviews, as well as some fueling guides and common pitfall articles. But as they say a picture is worth a thousand words, so for this po…

Be Your Own Best Friend

Imagine this. Your best friend tells you that she came up with a brilliant idea and now plans to start her own energy gel company.

What is your response?

A. Psst. That’s not goi

Tour de France Champions – Choice of Energy Gels

Tour de France is one of the most grueling endurance events on the planet. It features 21 days of racing over 23 days (2 rest days). It covers 3350 kilometers in distance and goes thro…

Why do Energy Gels Upset Your Stomach?

In super-duper layman’s terms, an upset stomach occurs when you have solid food or fluids in your gastrointestinal system that are not processed properly. So why is this su

Potassium’s Role in Endurance Sport – Primer on Common Issues

This article is a continuation on our electrolyte discussion of the importance of electrolytes in endurance sports. In part one, we addressed the role of sodium and some common sy…

The 7 Deadly Sins of Runnerspeak

  1. Gossip
  2. Judging
  3. Negativity 
  4. Complaining
  5. Excuses
  6. Exaggeration
  7. Dogmatic



I recently came across a TED Talk titled “Seven Deadly Sins of Speaking.” The …

The Best Energy Gels for Marathons


Summer is almost over, and temperatures are beginning to drop. Do you know what that means? It’s marathon season, baby! Can I get a HELLS YEAH!! Many of you have alread…

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