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Running Wilderness: a celebration of mountain running

By: Jimmy Grant, Hammer Nutrition sponsored athlete

November 7, 2014

When I think adventure, I think wilderness: lofty mountains, deep canyons, remote, wild, inspiring. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act and I could come up with no better way to honor its legacy than running through Montana's wilder

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You'll go nuts for NEW Nocciola (Hazelnut-Chocolate) Hammer Gel!

By: Steve Born

October 31, 2014

Now we've done it. . . Created the most delicious endurance fuel ever, that is! We are proud to announce what's sure to be your next favorite Hammer Gel flavor: NEW Nocciola (pronounced no-CHO- lah).

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Breathe Easy—5 tips to stay cold and flu free

By: Vicki Hackman

October 17, 2014

Sure, you could suffer through a fall workout or race with a drippy nose, headache, and mild fever if you had to. But who wants to? Put this five-point defense plan into action and breathe easy—straight through to the finish of cold and flu season.

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Phytolean - Your off-season weight-control weapon

By: Steve Born

October 10, 2014

For most athletes it's the off-season, a time when many of us resign ourselves to weight gain thanks to training less and eating more. If that scenario sounds all-too familiar, don't be dismayed. With a bit of effort on your part—and a powerful assist fro

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"Get out there!"—an interview with Ryan Van Duzer

By: Hammer Nutrition

October 3, 2014

In June, cyclist and travel journalist Ryan Van Duzer (often seen on the Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic TV) completed the grueling Race Across America—his first-ever cycling race—as a member of an eight-person team. Fueled by H

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Fueling for cyclocross success

By: Brian Frank

September 26, 2014

Whether you are fueling for cyclocross, a 40K time trial, or a 5K or 10K run, calorie timing before a high intensity, short duration event is critical. For most athletes, fueling for these events remains a bit of a mystery. (Hint: Oatmeal 60-90 minutes be

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High protein diets linked to lower blood pressure

By: Steve Born

September 19, 2014

The statistics are both startling and sobering: One-third of American adults has hypertension (high blood pressure) and nearly 79 million are clinically obese, which puts them at a high risk for developing hypertension. High blood pressure puts an enormou

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Antioxidants—essential allies for arterial health

By: Steve Born

September 15, 2014

While the "experts" of some sport nutrition companies insist on attempting to invalidate the importance of antioxidant supplementation, studies continue to show the exact opposite to be true. Recent research on this topic is especially exciting.

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New Peanut Butter Hammer Gel pouches are here

By: Brian Frank

September 5, 2014

Great news for Hammer Gel fans: Our new and improved Peanut Butter Hammer Gel has arrived, and today we began shipping pouches from our warehouse to clients. For flavor, viscosity, and ingredient quality, our new Peanut Butter is even better than the popu

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