Planning food for longer wilderness trips

Planning food for longer wilderness trips

If you thought packing food for a weekend tramping trip was complicated, how about a multi-week expedition in Alaska or a traverse of the Southern Alps? For the past few years my life has revolved around long human-powered journeys into some of the world’s most remote... read more
2018 Kathmandu Coast to Coast Nutrition Planning

2018 Kathmandu Coast to Coast Nutrition Planning

By Emily Miazga, M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition and 3x Coast to Coast Longest Day winner CARB-LOADING As you taper training in the week before the event, stored glucose in the muscles and liver (glycogen) usage is less, which results in a net-gain in stored glycogen in your... read more
Spring Challenge Nutrition

Spring Challenge Nutrition

Calling all ladies in the 2017 Torpedo7 Spring Challenge! We are NOT far away now with only 3 weeks to go until the biggest race ever takes place in Geraldine! Then in Oct we’re off to Auckland for Spring Challenge North. I’ll be at both events once again... read more

The Loop MTB Tour

It started with a casual visit to Golden Bay to see our friends Martin and Marie who own the Quiet Revolution Bike Shop in Takaka, when Martin told us that on the 23rd April at exactly 10am, he and Andy were leaving on a little MTB tour from the Wholemeal Café in... read more

How to Open Em’s Power Cookies

Do you find that opening Em’s Power Cookies can be a bit challenging? The reason is seals are pretty burly which is important for food safety. But also, the chomper (cutter) at the bakery has a flat edge so you can’t really rip the packets open. You need to open them... read more
Racing Short and Long with Kim Hurst

Racing Short and Long with Kim Hurst

Racing Short and Long with Kim Hurst 2x Karapoti Classic Champ and Record Holder 2014 WEMBO 24 Hr Solo World MTB Champ 2013 Road World Champ 200 Mile I had the pleasure of supporting Kim at her first WEMBO event in Canberra in 2013. What better way to sponsor an... read more

Cramping Q&A

A customer recently emailed me with a question about cramping and endurance racing. Here is the story: Q: Hi Em, just watched your webinar on the Speight’s site, great info thanx. Understand the carbs vs weight from Ironman last year but am concerned re cramp... read more

Em's High-Protein Recovery Smoothie

I just whipped this smoothie up for my husband who is doing a 5 hr training ride in preparation for Coast to Coast. Recovery nutrition is very important especially for long sessions and even more especially is the session was hard. This smoothie provides approx 90 g... read more

Em's Tahini Salad w/Strawberries

Last night we did the naughty and had fish and chips. Afterwards we felt pretty gross, yet unsatisfied. What is with that with junk food? Our neighbour had given us some lovely fresh organic salad greens, and they were sitting on our table looking at us saying... read more
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