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    Fasted Training or ‘Training Low’

    As an athlete or physically active ‘competitive’ person, are you in the slightest bit confused as to whether you should be consuming a diet rich in carbohydrate, or restricting carbohydrate intake and leaning more towards fat and protein as your major nutrient sources? 
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    Thunder Run – The Next Instalment

    In our previous Conti Thunder Run related article, we shared a PDF document with you to provide some insight into preparing and fuelling yourselves for the event. 
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    TORQ Partner With Continental Thunder Run

    We’re proud to announce (and in case you didn’t know) that we are the official performance nutrition sponsors for this year’s Continental Thunder Run
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    Why Fuel Video?

    A little while ago we published the following article where we used animations of a cyclist consuming differing levels of carbohydrate per hour to help illustrate how taking on board calories during exercise helps to spare endogenous (stored) carbohydrate and enhance performance:

    Why Should I Fuel? 

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    TORQ Hypotonic Education

    With the launch of our new Watermelon flavoured Hypotonic drink this year, we’ve put together a short 60-second video to help explain why our 2:1 Glucose Derivatives:Fructose Hypotonic drink formulation will hydrate you faster and more comprehensively than water or a carbohydrate-free Electrolyte Tablet. 

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    Why Should I Fuel?

    To help you better understand the fuelling process, we’ve strung together a series of short animations to demonstrate exactly what happens to your body when you exercise without ingesting any carbohydrate (0g per hour), compared with some carbohydrate (30g per hour), significant carbohydrate (60g per hour) and optimal carbohydrate consumption (90g per hour). 
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    Grams of Carbohydrate?

    How many grams of carbohydrate can the human body absorb per hour during exercise? 
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    Energy Boost

    We’ve been wanting to write this article for some time, because having been fitness consultants and coaches for many years, there are certain misconceptions that spring up from time to time that, in true TORQ style, we’re going to take the time to deal with on the pages of this website. 

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    TORQ Fuelling System

    For years, we thought long and hard at TORQ about how we can make endurance fuelling easier to understand and implement, so after months of planning and a re-working of our TORQ packaging, we launched the new and unique TORQ Fuelling System back in 2012. 

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    Power To The Pedals

    We’ve recently teamed up with the Col Collective to produce a series of articles for their new ‘Learn’ section on their recently launched website. 
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    Fuel & Hydrate

    At the NEC Cycle Show this year, we ran a couple of TV monitor screens from our exhibition stand circulating the following slides. 
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    The Col Collective

    After completing his recent epic Ultra Endurance cycling challenge ‘The Road 2 Mt Blanc’, a 1000km non-stop ride, taking in some of Europe’s biggest Alpine climbs.