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You need to focus on your ass - Strength and Conditioning for running.

You need to focus on your ass - Strength and Conditioning for running.

October 17, 2017

"Your bum is the best weapon in your arsenal (!) when you run. If you can use it properly, you will save your legs from a battering and will have a more efficient style. Most of us use our bums for sitting more than anything, so regular strength work targeting this area will not only give you a perkier posterior, but it will give you a super cha...

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How to: Expedition Eating - How not to waste away

August 29, 2016

Photo: Alpine climbing in the Himalaya

Expedition eating: how to embrace the alpine ethic without wasting away - By Will Harris

Ask an experienced alpinist what climbing big mountains is like, and after extolling the virtues of stunning views, shared experiences, life-affirming challenges and the afterglow of snatched success or glorious failure the realities of being cold, hungry and occasionally scared will emerge. Some will argue that it is in enduring the freezing temperatures, confronting our fears of real or imagined dangers, and subsiding on barely sufficient rations which makes our experiences on mountains so visceral.

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Ultra Tour Monte Rosa

August 22, 2016

We are very excited to be helping support the ULMR again this year, in addition our Swiss Chia Charge friends will be on course helping out as well as spreading some of our Chia Charge around the runners in this great event.

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How you can get more protein in to your diet and how it helps you

August 16, 2016

Protein iѕ responsible fоr tissue repair, allowing thе bоdу tо heal аѕ wеll аѕ grow, this nutrient helps еvеrуthing frоm bone, tendon, skin, and mаnу good reasons tо uр уоur intake оf thiѕ essential macronutrient, frоm feeling mоrе satiated аftеr meals, tо reaping cosmetic benefits likе healthier hair аnd stronger nails. (And if уоu'rе dieting tо lose weight, tаkе note: Gеtting еnоugh protein iѕ key tо ensuring thе pounds уоu drop аrеn't precious muscle).

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Chia Charge on Everest!

August 15, 2016

Meet the adventure peaks  ‪#‎everest summit team. From left to right:
Me (Mick Allen), Andy Taylor, Andrew James, Andrew Smith, Alistair Ball & Chris Harling.

Back in April an Adventure Peaks Expedition set out to cover LhakpaRi, North Col and Everest. Here at Chia Charge we were honoured to supply the team with some much need energy supplies, after all Everest isn’t for the fainthearted or under fuelled. We supplied the team with a range of flavour of the Chia Charge flapjacks so that everyone could find a flavour they loved, whilst receiving essential Protein from the Chia Seeds.

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Three Ways to Use Chia Seeds

August 08, 2016

Chia seeds can be a fantastic addition to your diet. High in protein, fiber, omega-3, calcium, potassium and magnesium, chia seeds are a really simple way to increase daily nutrients and ensure your body is fighting fit. Particularly great if you are exercising regularly, due to their high protein content chia seeds are perfect to assist the body with repairing and regenerating muscle.

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How to win an endurance event, the No Idea way

July 31, 2016

Here’s my account of a weekend racing my first solo 24hour race, it probably won’t be factually correct and may just be the mumblings of a still fatigued rider!
I’ll start by saying that the Twentyfour12 event is where Team Nier (no idea endurance racing) began in 2015. The atmosphere and fantastic course make for an exceptional event and we are quite happy to make the drive from Leeds to attend as we always know itwill be worth it.

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Vegan Chia Seed Flapjacks...

July 09, 2016

You'll love these and you can happily share Vegan Chia Seed Flapjacks From Chia Charge

Is there anyone who doesn’t like flapjacks? They’ve become a favourite amongst fitness types because they provide a quick release of long lasting carbs from the oats, taste great and are easy to carry in your bag. I’ve been making…

Is there anyone who doesn’t like flapjacks? They’ve become a favourite amongst fitness types because they provide a quick release of long lasting carbs from the oats, taste great and are easy to carry in your bag.

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Chia Fuelled travels across Europe

June 22, 2016

I have been supported by Tim and Chia Charge for a good year or so now and his products are not only natural and delicious they are super for general snacking as well as providing energy for endurance sports or even fuelling those high intensity sessions.

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Chia Charged Chicken

June 16, 2016

The Chia nut butters are so versatile, I have tried them on toast and they are both delicious but my favourite is the one with coconut. I thought it tasted like it would be amazing with chicken so decided to have a little experiment with flavours and see what happened.

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May 19, 2016

Chia Charge is supporting a group riding from Glasgow to Benenden in Kent, via York, a 600 mile route! We asked registered nutritionist, author and ultra runner Renee Mc Gregor for her advice on how to prepare the fuelling element of the adventure. Prepare yourself for some spectacular Scenery . Thank you to Sport Sunday for the photos in this ...

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5 Quick and Easy Egg Muffin Recipes

May 11, 2016

When you think of a muffin I guess you immediately think of a cake?  Well this is not a cake, I suppose it similar to an omlette served in the shape and size of a cupcake.  Super tasty and perfect for whenever you need a little snack, plus you can be creative and use any flavour combinations you fancy.  You can eat them hot after cooking or stor...

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