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Caffeine has been used as a performance aid for a long time.  Prior to 2004, it was on the International Olympic Committee list of banned substances.  Caffeine was not banned entirely however there was a tolerance limit in place.

Caffeine has been used as a stimulant since Paleolithic times.  It is a naturally occurring substance, found in coffee beans, tea leaves, cocoa beans and cola nuts and it is now the most widely consumed drug in Europe and America.

FfT 1311 supplements – caffeine blg

Fuelling for the big race – carb loading

Are you training for a Spring marathon, or perhaps a slightly shorter race?

As race day approaches you’ll need to think about fuel for your race – how and when to take on the extra carbohydrate fuel that you’ll need.  Don’t leave it to the last minute to make your plans – you’ll need to try out everything before race day.

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