Ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet – a review

For three months, Racefully team member Sarah followed the Ketogenic diet. It’s a high fat, moderate protein and very low carbohydrate regime, designed to force your body to burn fat instead of carbs.   It’s wise to check with a doctor before following any diet plan that cuts out food groups. Here’s what she thought:…

Oat & Sultana cookies

Oat & sultana cookies

Racefully team member Sarah followed Deliciously Ella’s recipe for chewy sultana cookies, and they turned out fabulously! Oats are a fantastic slow-release energy source that keep you feeling full and the best thing about this recipe is that there’s no need for any fancy ingredients or equipment. These cookies are made from ingredients that most…

Raw chocolate protein brownies

Raw protein chocolate brownies

In celebration of national chocolate week and because we’re such fun-loving souls, we hit the kitchen yet again to bring you another of our deliciously easy recipes.   Using only four ingredients and one piece of equipment, these little brownie squares took just 10 minutes to make and are the perfect homemade snack to whip…

yoga for runners

Yoga for runners

The key to getting fitter and faster is to run often, but also to compliment that with accessory exercises that will be beneficial. Yoga can help runners build flexibility and strength which are both very important.   As a runner, why should I practice yoga? As well as improved flexibility and strength, yoga will help…

Assortment of vitamin pills

The health benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a chemical that helps our bodies to absorb nutrients like calcium and phosphates. Basically, it’s important for strengthening our bones, teeth and immune systems. Vitamin D is unusual because we make it in our skin rather than eating it in food. The best way for our bodies to produce vitamin D is…

running feet

Meet the Racefully team: David!

Meet David, one of our co-founders! Here’s a little insight into his fitness goals, challenges and more.   Name: David Naylor Profession: Racefully co-founder, lawyer My Current Fitness Plan: Not what it should be. Run twice a week (would like it to be three times). Try to do an average of 10,000 steps a day…

Review: WorkIt London bootcamp class

Last month, courtesy of Somuchmore, Racefully team member Tara attended a WorkIt morning Bootcamp class. This is what she thought:   The studio: Henry Wood House   When you head off to train at a gym in London, more often than not, you find yourself underground. WorkIt beats that stereotype by being on the second…

caramel macadamia nut treats

Clean caramel & macadamia nut treats!

We’ve been making treats again! It’s incredible what can be done with such few ingredients and a lot of imagination. Racefully team member Tara gathered every unrefined sweet ingredient she could find in her kitchen and decided to make something yummy. The result was mouthwatering! Here is the recipe for our clean, no bake, caramel and…

Runners

4 ways to get up for that morning run

Some people say that you’re either a morning person or you’re not. That it’s all a matter of programming and you can’t do anything about it. Here at Racefully, we don’t think that’s true at all.   Take morning runs for example. You most certainly don’t have to consider yourself a morning person to go…

healthy banana bread

Healthy banana bread recipe

This week, as an experiment, Racefully team member Tara made healthy banana bread. Well, it turned out to be more like a banana cake because it didn’t quite rise as expected but it still tasted DELICIOUS! The loaf is gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. Who could ask for more?   Ingredients:   2 ripe/overripe…

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