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Long Covid Recovery - by Robin McNelis

Long Covid Recovery - by Robin McNelis

September 12, 2021

Robin McNelis, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist (Cardiac and Respiratory) and long time Elivar customer, provides an insight into Long Covid and his remarkable journey from a 2:49 Marathon in 2019 to struggling with climbing stairs.

Robin also shares with us his path to recovery and his use Ubiquinol Plus and Sustain Plus as a source of co-enzyme Q-10.

 

 

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Introducing SUSTAIN GO! - The World's First Sustained Release Energy Gel

Introducing SUSTAIN GO! - The World's First Sustained Release Energy Gel

May 31, 2020

SUSTAIN GO! - The World's First Sustained Release Energy Gel.

We never liked gels here at Elivar HQ

They were the epitome of unhealthy - a turbo charged sugar bomb designed to deliver as much sugar as possible into our blood stream. The result for many a marathon runner, cyclist or triathlete was stomach upset and cramps, bloating and the long term damage of repeat insulin spikes during exercise.

 

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RECOVER | Recovery With Health Benefits

RECOVER | Recovery With Health Benefits

May 17, 2020

It's a fact - it takes longer to recover as we age. 

That doesn't mean we need to do less. It means we should pay more attention to the kinds of nutrients we're providing our body. If you're finding that it is getting a little harder to recover from your favorite session, it may be your recovery drink that needs to change - not the session!

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Sustain Plus | Energy With Health Benefits

Sustain Plus | Energy With Health Benefits

May 04, 2020

From the day we were founded, ELIVAR has focused on developing sports nutrition products formulated by our sports scientists to work with us, not against us. We found traditional sports nutrition energy products were all "fast acting", "rapid absorption" - i.e. SUGAR BOMBS!

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Elivar - Bringing the Benefits of Ubiquinol to Sports Nutrition

Elivar - Bringing the Benefits of Ubiquinol to Sports Nutrition

March 08, 2020

Elivar recently launched a range of Sports Nutrition products that include Ubiquinol. In this article we outline the performance and health benefits of  Ubiquinol and why have we included it in our latest products.

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How The Over 35s Should Use Protein For Recovery - Professor Greg Whyte

How The Over 35s Should Use Protein For Recovery - Professor Greg Whyte

November 06, 2018

In this article two-time Olympian and  Professor of Sports Science Greg Whyte explains why we should ensure we use sufficient quantities of the right kinds of protein to aid recovery and muscle maintenance as we age.

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How Over 35s Should Fuel Pre-Training - Professor Greg Whyte

How Over 35s Should Fuel Pre-Training - Professor Greg Whyte

July 21, 2018

A balanced diet is the best way to ensure your body has the right fuel in the tank for your next training session. However we all live in the real world and sometimes it's just not possible to eat properly before training. In this blog physical activity expert and world-renowned sports scientist, Professor Greg Whyte describes how we should fuel pre-training.

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How The Over 35s Should Use Complex Carbohydrates - Professor Greg Whyte

How The Over 35s Should Use Complex Carbohydrates - Professor Greg Whyte

July 21, 2018

In this article two-time Olympian and  Professor of Sports Science Greg Whyte explains why we should avoid excessive consumption of simple sugars, adapt a periodisation approach to our nutrition and focus on complex carbohydrates for improved performance and long term health benefits.

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How Over 35s Should Use Sports Nutrition - Professor Greg Whyte

How Over 35s Should Use Sports Nutrition - Professor Greg Whyte

July 21, 2018

In this blog Professor Greg Whyte introduces the science of ageing and how targeted exercise and nutrition is required to reduce the rate of age-related decline in performance. By adopting a ‘healthy lifestyle’ we have the ability to slow the rate of aging (and potentially reverse aging for those that have lived a less than healthy lifestyle!).

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CurraNZ - New Study Finds Increased Fat Burning During Exercise

CurraNZ - New Study Finds Increased Fat Burning During Exercise

June 23, 2018

New research from John Moores University suggests that the CurraNZ blackcurrant-extract supplement can burn as much fat as four weeks of regular exercise. When taken twice a day for just one week, the vitamin increases fat burning by an average of 27 per cent, with one study participant achieving a rise of 55 per cent.

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A training camp for one? Top tips for staying safe

A training camp for one? Top tips for staying safe

June 17, 2018

Matt Fisher, Elivar Featured Athlete spent a few days in Mallorca as a ‘solo training camp’ (also known as a ‘holiday’ to some!).  In this article Matt passes on his top tips for staying save on a solo-training camp.

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THE HARDEST ROAD HOME RAISES OVER £500,000 FOR SPORT RELIEF

THE HARDEST ROAD HOME RAISES OVER £500,000 FOR SPORT RELIEF

March 11, 2018

Elivar Sports Nutrition Expert Prof Greg Whyte Supports Zoe Ball on Sports Relief’s Hardest Road Home Challenge. Zoe took on the challenge to raise money for Sport Relief and raise awareness of mental health by highlighting how Sport Relief cash helps support mental health projects across the UK.

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RED SZELL – WRITER, BROADCASTER, CLIMBER, WILD WATER SWIMMER AND BLIND

RED SZELL – WRITER, BROADCASTER, CLIMBER, WILD WATER SWIMMER AND BLIND

March 05, 2018

Red Szell got me into Wild Water Swimming. He coaxed me down to the Hampstead Men’s Ponds with the promise of a 50M swim followed by mulled wine and mince pies.

Before I knew it, I was hooked.

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Professor Greg Whyte Joins Elivar as Sports Nutrition Expert

Professor Greg Whyte Joins Elivar as Sports Nutrition Expert

March 01, 2018

We are very excited at Elivar to announce that Professor Greg Whyte is to be Elivar’s Sports Nutrition Expert.

A physical activity expert and world-renowned sports scientist, Professor Greg Whyte OBE is a former Olympian in modern pentathlon and a World and European Championship medalist. 

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Elivar's Sally Toye takes on the Mongol Derby

Elivar's Sally Toye takes on the Mongol Derby

August 11, 2017

Whatever you have planned for the weekend, it's probably not a patch on what Elivar Featured Athlete Sally Toye is up to. Currently somewhere in Mongolia, on a semi-wild horse she has never ridden before, Sally is competing in the Mongol Derby. Elivar is fueling her journey.

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Giro D'Italia Cycle Challenge 2017 - One Mans Quest To Ride The Route

Giro D'Italia Cycle Challenge 2017 - One Mans Quest To Ride The Route

May 21, 2017

Riding the route of the Giro D'Italia would be a challenge for most normal cyclists. 3,400 km over 21 stages between the 5-28th May. But what if you were 77 years old? Well, meet Mick Ives.

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Goals, Training Tips and How To Survive A Multi-Day Tour Or Training Camp

Goals, Training Tips and How To Survive A Multi-Day Tour Or Training Camp

April 07, 2017

In this article we catch up with Elivar CEO & Co-Founder, Donal Hanrahan, who is currently ramping up his training in preparation for this years epic 815km Mavic Haute Route Rockies event. We talk goals, training tips and how to survive a multi-day tour or training camp.

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How A Simple Change In Her Nutrition Helped Fiona Matheson To New World Records

How A Simple Change In Her Nutrition Helped Fiona Matheson To New World Records

February 21, 2017

Fiona Matheson, an Elivar Featured Athlete, takes us through her journey through injury to multiple World Record Holder and how small changes to her nutrition made a big difference to her training and racing. 

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Don't Be A Fred.... Recover Like Steve!

Don't Be A Fred.... Recover Like Steve!

February 11, 2017

It's just one of those things. It takes a little longer to recover after a hard session with each passing year. Elivar Co-Founder Donal Hanrahan explains how Elivar RECOVER became the only sustained release recovery product on the market.

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How To Avoid Indigestion During Training and Racing

How To Avoid Indigestion During Training and Racing

January 22, 2017

Don't let indigestion ruin your big day. In this article we explore some of the reasons why we get indigestion during training and racing - and suggest some simple steps you can take to make sure your nutrition is working with you, not against you.

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Turkey Burner IV - The Winners

Turkey Burner IV - The Winners

January 03, 2017

You can't beat the week after Christmas for getting some decent training under the belt. With over 12,000 km cycled and nearly 1,000 km ran - it must have been the annual Turkey Burner competition! Our way of rewarding those that go the distance during the holidays. Find out who our winners were.

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Turkey Burner IV - Time To Mince The Mince Pies

Turkey Burner IV - Time To Mince The Mince Pies

December 27, 2016

Elivar's annual Turkey Burner is back for the fourth year in a row. It's your chance to clock up some miles on our Strava Clubs for both Bike and Run - with prizes for the Longest Distance, Ride and Run at the end of the week. Vegetarians welcome too.....

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Why Elivar RECOVER Is The Best Recovery Drink For The Over 35's

Why Elivar RECOVER Is The Best Recovery Drink For The Over 35's

November 05, 2016

Elivar's RECOVER range of products continues to win industry awards - most recently grabbing the Men's Running Silver Award for Post-Race Nutrition for the second year running. In this article we explain just what makes RECOVER the best recovery drink for the over 35's.

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Cyclocross: A Very Different Ball Game

Cyclocross: A Very Different Ball Game

October 01, 2016

Explaining what cyclocross is has always posed a headache for cross riders. "It’s like a cross-country running race on a bike" is a common explanation, although probably only true in the 1970's as things have moved on since then. In this article Elivar Featured Athlete John Shaw gives his perspective on cyclecross.

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