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Guilt-free sweet treats for athletes in training

If you’re training for a sporting event, you’ll be no stranger to dedication, discipline, early nights and healthy eating. But even the most focused of athletes will occasionally look at some chocolate and think 'I am fairly tempted right now.' Luckily, Max Willcocks is on hand to tell us about s... Read more

Nutrition and exercise: How the right post-workout foods can help athletes succeed

Getting through the Arctic Circle Race and improving athletic performance starts with post-workout nutrition. Tackling freezing temperatures and arduous terrain will be tough for The Arctic V, and they should be putting plenty of thought into their food and drink. The post-activity (workout, pra... Read more

Chemmy Alcott post-training mini interview

Sorry, we've got to ask - exactly where does Chemmy Alcott get her energy from? After completing her fitness test at Kingston University, the nation's favourite (retired) Olympic skier found the time to cheer on her team members, pull a few tough-looking stretches and chat to us for a few minutes... Read more

Suited and booted: How Profeet made The Arctic V’s ski boots practically perfect

There are skiing boots, and then there are skiing boots for champions. Which category do you think The Arctic V’s boots fall into? A few months ago, Chemmy and Max visited Profeet, in west London, to ensure their skiing boots were the best they could be. The company specialise in creati... Read more

Chemmy Alcott: Ten things that nobody ever tells you before you have a skiing career

Ever considered becoming a professional skier? We can see the appeal - there’s bucketloads of glamour, a life spent outdoors avoiding a desk job, and, of course, getting paid to do what you love. However, if you haven’t got a mind and body of, well, steel, you may want to reconsider. Professional... Read more

Max and True reveal the ins and outs of training with a husky

When The Arctic V come across teams of huskies in Greenland, Max Willcocks will be more familiar than most; he already owns his own husky, a 2.5-year-old Siberian husky called TrueDog. Max walks and runs with True every day; each week, he’ll cover up to 60 miles with her, although True ... Read more

Nutrition and healing recipes for hardworking athletes

Post-workout food is hugely important; it allows the body to heal, helps you prepare for your next workout and replaces all the vitamins and minerals you’ve lost while you’ve been working out. Here are some recipes that’ll ensure The Arctic V recover quickly when they arrive home after the face. ... Read more

How to get fit and fight the flab at your desk

Want to hone your body so you can look like The Arctic V, but worried your desk job will hold you back? No fear; there are ways you can improve your posture and strength, just by doing a few of these simple exercises every day. Improve your mobility - advice from SportsShoes.com expert Margarita ... Read more

Your Challenge: Get Lost for National Walking Month

May is National Walking month in 2019 – challenging us to get out into the fresh air and walk for at least 20 minutes a day.  Walking is not only good for our metabolism and heart, it can help reduce the risk of dementia and is a natural boost for our mental health too. It’s also one of the best wa... Read more

Chemmy Alcott's top five ski resorts

Chemmy Alcott's skied all over the world, and there's not much she doesn't know about the subject, to be honest. But which resorts are her favourite? Cortina, Italy:  "One of my favourite places to ski is Cortina, in Italy - I think that the Italians have the perfect balance of passion for skiing,... Read more

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