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Hills: Anyone's Playground

Hills: Anyone's Playground

William 10/09/2018 1
Hills: Anyone’s Playground Jacob Adkin is a GB Mountain Runner and king of running uphill having recently won the British Uphill Mountain Running Championships. Below he talks about how best to approa...
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Glen Ogle 33: Training month 2!

Glen Ogle 33: Training month 2!

William 03/09/2018 0
The honeymoon is sadly over. The sky has turned to grey. The legs are no longer fresh. And the miles are getting longer. Training just got real! You'd be a fool to think that training for an ultra is ...
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Hamish's Top 10 Running Shoes

Hamish's Top 10 Running Shoes

William 31/08/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Hamish is a passionate runner and ferocious competitor, particularly on the hills where he has twice been Scottish u-23 champion and making the podium at the famous Lairig Ghru ...
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Fiona Outdoors: Green Tea & Ginger Review

Fiona Outdoors: Green Tea & Ginger Review

William 30/08/2018 0
Scottish sports drink company Active Root has launched a new version of the Original Ginger flavour and a new product, Active Root Green Tea and Ginger drink.I should confess I am already a fan of Act...
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WHY GREEN TEA & GINGER

WHY GREEN TEA & GINGER

William 26/07/2018 0
Exciting news! We've released our first alternative to our Original Ginger flavour: Green Tea and Ginger! But why have we chosen Green tea and more importantly, why and when would you use it instead o...
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Top Three Cycling Destinations Within An Easy Flight of Edinburgh

Top Three Cycling Destinations Within An Easy Flight of Edinburgh

William 19/07/2018 0
July 19, 2018Clare Dewey is the founder of Epic Road Rides, the travel website for road cyclists. She is an avid road cyclist and travel lover. When she isn’t out discovering the world’s best road rid...
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Ross takes on the West Highland Way!

Ross takes on the West Highland Way!

William 17/07/2018 0
At the beginning of the year, Active Root Ambassador Ross set his sights on the Triple Crown of Scottish Ultra Running- running the Highland Fling, West Highland Way and Devil O the Highlands in one s...
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SCURRY TO THE SEA

SCURRY TO THE SEA

William 16/07/2018 0
We were chuffed when race organiser Peter Ness got in touch with us about helping sponsor the Scurry as it's a really cool concept for a race- urban orienteering starting in the hills and finishing at...
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Active Root Summer Newsletter

Active Root Summer Newsletter

William 27/06/2018 0
The last few months have been sweaty and not because of the tremendously hot weather (although our frail, pale Scottish bodies have struggled to cope with that to!). We've been all over the UK at vari...
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MAD Seat- A True Arthur's Seat Challenge

MAD Seat- A True Arthur's Seat Challenge

William 19/06/2018 0
Active Root ambassador Connor is the owner and personal trainer at Revolution Fitness, Edinburgh. Committed to bettering body function and empowering people with knowledge and training, Connor certain...
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New Ambassadors 3/3

New Ambassadors 3/3

William 12/06/2018 0
Here's our final 4 new ambassadors, including passionate runner and fundraiser Stephen, triathlete and Personal Trainer Kate, Ultra Runner and aspiring Triple Crown legend Ross and founder of Somerset...
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The Highland Fling race report: Romain Borgeal.

The Highland Fling race report: Romain Borgeal.

William 31/05/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Romain is a keen runner to say the least. Not only does he compete in ultra races, he is also Assistant Manager at specialist running shop Run4It Dundee. There really isn't anyt...
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Ultra Distance Races: how to train and keep motivated.

Ultra Distance Races: how to train and keep motivated.

William 28/05/2018 0
 Adrian competed in his first MTB event in 2012 and has since challenged for titles in various different distances and categories, including placing 3rd in the British 24hr Championships and 6th in hi...
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Bianchi Dama

Bianchi Dama

William 22/05/2018 0
Bianchi Dama are a semi-professional women's performance cycling team based in Somerset. Their name comes from their main sponsor, Bianchi bikes, and Dama, the Italian word for lady. They compete in t...
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British 100k Champion Robert Turner on nutrition and race strategy.

British 100k Champion Robert Turner on nutrition and race strategy.

William 15/05/2018 0
Active Root Ambassador Robert is the 2018 British 100k Champion. He completed the race in just over 7hrs whilst competing for Scotland back in March (yes that's averaging ~6.45m/m...!). Robert has wri...
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NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS (PART 2/3)

NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS (PART 2/3)

William 10/05/2018 0
NEW ACTIVE ROOT AMBASSADORS (PART 2/3) May 10, 2018Over to the next 4 of our new ambassadors, this week including British 100km champion Robert, Chirnside Chaser Coach Leeann who's running JOG to Land...
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