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Interview: Ann Johansson

Recently, we had a chat with one of the people who inspires us, the lovely Ann Johansson. Former investment banker, founder of women’s sportswear brand BoomBoom Athletica and ultra marathon runner, we think she’s the closest thing there is to superwoman. Who better to ask for some tips and tricks on all things running, diet,…

Our favourite breakfast recipes

Since it’s #NationalBreakfastWeek, we’ve put together a few of our favourite recipes for healthy balanced breakfasts. A good dose of protein will keep your muscles from breaking down, healthy fats will keep you fuller for longer and carbs will help with satiety.   Salmon, eggs and sweet potatoes Pretty self explanatory, if you love a…

Runners

Lets talk about ‘Live running’

Running together, in different places, at the same time. How on earth does that work? Racefully is the only app that will keep you connected throughout every run.   Let’s set the scene. So your friend tagged you in a post on Facebook about this cool new app called Racefully, you’ve downloaded it, connected with…

5 smoothie recipes for a healthier 2016

Healthy smoothies have been a craze for a while now, and let’s face it, most people have blenders at home. Although many smoothies are full of sugar, there are plenty of ways to make them more balanced and healthy without losing their appeal. We love using protein powder in our recipes, which is perfectly healthy…

How to avoid holiday weight gain

The festive season is upon us, which means Christmas parties, big family dinners, cookies at the office, chocolates in your stockings, and lots of mulled wine and minced pies. We tend to let loose over Christmas and New Year, and although gaining a pound isn’t the end of the world for most of us, research…

CrowdRating rates Racefully – a golden opportunity

We’re excited to announce that CrowdRating, the independent analyst, has rated us as one of the top five UK companies raising funds on any equity crowdfunding platform. This follows Racefully’s listing last week on Syndicate Room, the award-winning equity crowdfunding platform for high net worth individuals and sophisticated investors.   CrowdRating pairs analytics and algorithms…

protein brownies

Protein brownies with caramel sauce

These might just be up there with the best thing I’ve baked, EVER! You have to try them. Adapted from Zanna Van Dyk’s recipe for Active In Style, I made some absolutely mouth-watering protein brownies with a salted caramel sauce. (P.S. they taste even better than they look!)   Brownies:   2 eggs 2 super…

Row of legs in leggings

How sportswear is getting smarter

Most of us are so familiar with smart materials that it’s easy to forget just how brilliant they’ve been for innovation in sportswear. Smart materials are fabrics that alter their properties according to changes in the environment. You know those shirts that are marked “I never wrinkle”? Well, that’s an example of smart material in…

Running technique – get more air time

There are many much-discussed variables that affect running performance but one technique that’s often overlooked is ground contact time. In other words, the amount of time your foot stays in contact with the ground on every stride.   When doing gait analysis (you know, when you get on a treadmill in a running shop and…

beef & spinach stir fry

Stir fried beef & spinach

We thought we’d try something slightly different and post a savoury recipe instead of a sweet one for you to try. This meal is super quick, low in fat and high in nutrition. Here’s what we did:   Ingredients:   Extra lean beef (400g) Ginger (thumb sized piece) Garlic (2 cloves) Soy sauce (2 tbsp)…

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