Try A Reflective Beanie This Winter - VOOM Running Hat

Try A Reflective Beanie This Winter - VOOM Running Hat

VOOM's reflective beanie is an ideal addition to your winter running kit list. Take a closer look at how our running hat can keep you warm and safe...

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Tips for your First London Marathon

Tips for your First London Marathon

Don't let the size and scale of the London Marathon overwhelm you! We have a guest blog from Ruth Bennett with tips and advice to help you enjoy your marathon...

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What it takes to win Dragon's Back Race - Multi Day Ultra Nutrition

What it takes to win Dragon's Back Race - Multi Day Ultra Nutrition

Find out what to eat on a multi-day ultra... We chat to Simon Roberts, Dragon's Back Race winner 2021, an epic event with 6 stages totaling 380km and 17,400m vert!

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Preikestolen Trail Running Event Norway

Preikestolen Trail Running Event Norway

Trail running amongst the Fjords and mountains of Norway including the epic Preikestolen, or 'Pulpit Rock'. Prepared to be inspired...

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VOOM Partner Lakes Sky Ultra

VOOM Partner Lakes Sky Ultra

What to expect from one of the UK's most popular Sky Running events. Inspired by big European events, Lakes Sky Ultra should be on any sky runner's bucket list!

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Staying Healthy Whilst Training – Top Tips

Staying Healthy Whilst Training – Top Tips

Staying healthy whilst training for a marathon is crucial, so check out our top tips with Angela White, a.k. ‘The Running Granny’

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Windermere Marathon Video

Windermere Marathon Video

Check out our video preview of the 2021 Asics Windermere Marathon. Beau Smith & Brathay Trust's Scott Umpleby discuss the course and event specifics.

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Marathon Running Recovery: 8 Top Tips to Recover Quicker

Marathon Running Recovery: 8 Top Tips to Recover Quicker

Your recovery period is when the body adapts to the training you've given it and comes back stronger. Check out our top tips to optimise your recovery!

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Training Tips For Your 1st Marathon

Training Tips For Your 1st Marathon

The marathon is increasingly becoming a bucket-list event, often included in lists such as '100 things to do in your lifetime'. There are also plenty of people who have taken up...

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Maintaining run fitness during lockdown: Hints & Tips

Maintaining run fitness during lockdown: Hints & Tips

Want to get the most out of your running and maximise your fitness during lockdown? You’re in the right place! 

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Celebrating the Brathay 10in10 Runners

Celebrating the Brathay 10in10 Runners

Despite postponements, Covid restrictions and extreme weather, 11 runners completed the mammoth challenge of the Brathay 10 in 10 in 2020...

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Ambleside Trail 60km Race Report - Vooming Up the Hills

Ambleside Trail 60km Race Report - Vooming Up the Hills

VOOM were excited to support the Brathay Trust's Ambleside Trail 60 event again this year. One runner tackling the challenge was Emma Holmes, having won an entry to the event...

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Which Pocket Rocket is right for me?

Which Pocket Rocket is right for me?

Each of the energy bars in the Pocket Rocket range have been developed with a specific function in mind. Find out how each rocket can help you...

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Race Day Nutrition - Fueling tips with Jo Rycroft at FIT Cumbria

Race Day Nutrition - Fueling tips with Jo Rycroft at FIT Cumbria

'Race Day Nutrition' by Jo Rycroft focuses on optimsing race day nutrition to improve performance. Eat well, race well...

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The role of Carbohydrates in energy for sport

The role of Carbohydrates in energy for sport

Carbohydrates are an essential source of energy for the body. Find out about the different types of carbs and why they're important during sports & exercise.

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Electrolytes and Hydration - How to avoid muscle cramp

Electrolytes and Hydration - How to avoid muscle cramp

What are electrolytes and why are they important for the hydration? Learn how to achieve the fastest possible hydration to maximise your athletic performance.

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What is Beta-alanine? Benefits of Beta-alanine on sport performance

What is Beta-alanine? Benefits of Beta-alanine on sport performance

Beta-alanine is a non-essential amino acid but unlike most amino acids is not involved in protein synthesis. Find out how beta-alanine can improve sports performance.

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The effect of caffeine on sports performance

The effect of caffeine on sports performance

Find out about caffeine and its benefits on sporting performance and how its used in caffeine gels and VOOM Pocket Rockets.

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