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Healthy places to eat in Chamonix

You’ve spent months training & treating your body as a temple preparing for the UTMB, the last thing you want to do is fill it with junk. Check out the best places to eat healthily in Chamonix

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Energy pancakes with protein powder

Tasty, delicious and easy to make. These energy pancakes are full of natural ingredients to keep your energy levels up in ultra races. Add some protein powder to for some additional goodness .

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Millet and Lentil Loaf - Savoury Ultra Food

If you’re looking for a savoury alternative to sugary gels and drinks on long runs these millet and lentil bars are ideal. Full of carbohydrates and protein they will power you through to the finish line

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Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Easy to make peanut butter energy balls are great to put in your bag for long runs. No cooking is required and the recipe can be adapted to suit your needs.

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Chia Charge Flapjack

I love a good flapjack so was pleasently surprised to see a pretty hefty bar at the bottom of my bag after finishing the Harrogate 10K race last year. I hadn’t read ultra running classic Born to Run by Christopher McDougall yet so had no idea what Chia seeds were so just thought I would …

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Nuts that will supercharge your running

Nuts are low in calories and packed full of healthy fats that can help lower bad cholesterol. If you are looking for the perfect snack when you are feeling peckish, then look no further than a handful of nuts. It’s a good idea to steer clear of prepackaged nut mixes, that are often coated in …

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