Q&A Best budget packs, fuel at altitude, power-walking & fish oil (PLUS Barkley Marathon’s founder Lazarus Lake is coming to the UK!)

by Jul 1, 2019Altitude, Nutrition, Packs, Q&A, Races, Supplements, Training0 comments

Q&A Best budget packs, fuel at altitude, power-walking & fish oil

Written by Claire Maxted

July 1, 2019

What’s the best budget running pack?

How do you fuel right at altitude?

How can you power-walk faster in ultras?

Is fish oil worth using as a supplement?

What are the best running podcasts?

Find out in my Q&A series, answering all your trail and ultra running questions. (Scroll down for links to all the books, gear and other films I mention)

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Aonijie 10L Professiona Lightweight Cross-Country Backpack
UK amzn.to/2J33Tkt  
USA amzn.to/2X0GtRo

Adidas Agravic Running Vest
UK amzn.to/2Ld9DdZ
USA Not available sorry

Salomon Advanced Skin 8-Set women’s
UK amzn.to/2Fx7Xse 
USA amzn.to/2IFweOE

Salomon Advanced Skin 12-set men’s
UK amzn.to/2N9uW2P
USA amzn.to/2N6xgHG

Salomon S-Lab 5-set pack
UK amzn.to/2KDUrq4
USA amzn.to/2WWpFiF

Isle of Man Coast path that I plan to run mid-July, Raad ny Foillan. www.visitisleofman.com/things-to-do/activities/walking-and-hiking/raad-ny-foillan-coastal-footpath

How to plan a trail running route, a film powered by Bridgedale socks youtu.be/E2-56UMd5qY
My fave Bridgedale socks
UK amzn.to/2KGpq4S
USA amzn.to/2F1c9zU

Nutrition films
Eat Like a Pro nutrition film youtu.be/aLGQ4E8_HXs
DIY energy balls recipe youtu.be/xz0fwlDsqao
17 long distance food ideas youtu.be/DOmd5Jg7z9U
Easiest trail mix ever youtu.be/2WWmq7aWHs4

Jude from Run Surrey Hills 

Anita Bean’s The Runner’s Cookbook
UK amzn.to/2FFfBAH
USA amzn.to/2RIvT0p

Bungee Cord 
UK amzn.to/2FvaAdZ 
USA amzn.to/2YamL7k

Re-Run Clothing for trail shoe recycling

Paul Tierney’s 2019 Wainwright’s record
Fundraising for Mind
Full story

Anna McNuff #Barefoot Britain


Marco Antonio Pena

Music Intro and Outro – Animal by Max Surla/Media Right Productions

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