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U.S. Men's National Team fueling with MUIR Energy at the 2022 World Cup
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U.S. Men's National Team fueling with MUIR Energy at the 2022 World Cup

We hope you’ve been enjoying this year's World Cup. Did you spot MUIR Energy? We did! Whether you prefer “soccer” or “football,” we’re proud to fuel USMNT players and coaches throughout their pract...

Fuel & Training TipsNutrients to Support Optimal Health in Winter

Nutrients to Support Optimal Health in Winter

Eden Morris (@gardenofeden_rd) is a registered dietitian based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. She’s a former collegiate athlete turned mountain athlete who encourages everyone to eat all the foods in or...

Fuel & Training TipsWhat is Adventure Racing? Here's what you need to know.

What is Adventure Racing? Here's what you need to know.

MUIR Energy Trail Club member Jenica Law and her team from the Eastern Sierra just won 4th place at the USARA National Championship in Bishop, CA. She sat down with MUIR Energy content editor Laure...

Fuel & Training TipsUse This Trail Running Nutrition Plan on Your Next Race Day

Use This Trail Running Nutrition Plan on Your Next Race Day

Looking for a trail race nutrition plan? Lauren MacLeod, RD, sports dietitian and MUIR Energy Content Editor and breaks down the perfect energy gels for each stage of your next race.

Fuel & Training TipsMUIR Athlete Travis Soares Climbed 247 Peaks in 117 Days – Here's How

MUIR Athlete Travis Soares Climbed 247 Peaks in 117 Days – Here's How

Travis Soares, MUIR Energy’s newest athlete, just earned the Fastest Known Time (FKT) for the Sierra Peaks Section – a list of 247 peaks, the completion of which is a lifelong endeavor. Travis sat...

Fuel & Training TipsTop Summer Hydration Tips for Athletes

Top Summer Hydration Tips for Athletes

Eden Morris (@gardenofeden_rd) is a registered dietitian based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. She’s a former collegiate athlete turned mountain athlete who encourages everyone to eat all the foods in or...

Fuel & Training TipsHow MUIR Athletes are Preparing for Summer

How MUIR Athletes are Preparing for Summer

Are you getting ready for a summer of races and running? Check out what the MUIR athletes are up to, plus their strategies for using MUIR gels as part of your training.

Fuel & Training TipsFree Protein Calculator: Nutrition for Athletes Over 50

Free Protein Calculator: Nutrition for Athletes Over 50

There are many changes that occur within the body as athletes age which can affect cardiovascular function, bone density, muscle strength, flexibility, and more. The top way to manage these changes...

Fuel & Training TipsTrail Running Hydration Tips

Trail Running Hydration Tips

Hydration is key for keeping your joints cushioned, mind sharp, and body strong, but it doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. You may think about it in the hot summer months while sweating...

Fuel & Training TipsWhy Trail Runners Should Incorporate a Strength Training Program

Why Trail Runners Should Incorporate a Strength Training Program

Runners want to run! It is hard to take time away from running and apply it to strength training. Here are the top three reasons why strength training is a critical part of your running program.

Fuel & Training TipsA Sports Dietitian's Top 5 Nutrition Tips for Training Runs

A Sports Dietitian's Top 5 Nutrition Tips for Training Runs

On a recent “Ask Me Anything” on Instagram, we received numerous questions on how to fuel for training. Lauren MacLeod, MUIR content editor and mountain sports dietitian, dives deeper into the ans...

Fuel & Training TipsThe 7 Biggest Benefits of Running on Real Food and 6 Tips to Make the Transition

The 7 Biggest Benefits of Running on Real Food and 6 Tips to Make the Transition

Are you sick of using over sweetened, over-engineered energy products to fuel your workouts, race, and adventures? Maybe you’re thinking that fueling with candy might not be helping you feel as go...

Fuel & Training Tips4 Easy Steps to Train Your Stomach to Eat on the Run

4 Easy Steps to Train Your Stomach to Eat on the Run

The key to successful--even blissful--long runs starts with your stomach. Just like your muscles and mind, your stomach needs training, too. Most running troubles arise not from physical issues, b...

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