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Training & nutrition advice with Leeds Trinity Uni

Trinity Performance, shop an enterprise unit in Leeds Trinity University’s department of Sport, stuff Health & Nutrition, viagra 100mg is pleased to be supporting the ULTRA6 race team in their Race to Space challenge. As part of this support Dr Jon Radcliffe, a Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Psychology & Coaching and physiologist Dr Matt Sedgwick have worked with Andy North and Ben Wood, providing psychological preparation, physiological testing and training & nutrition advice.

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Filming with Chris North Photography

This was a really clear day as we approached Cowling Pinnacle, seek this was to be our first Ultra6 Race to Space group filming session with use of a video drone and a long road ascent to the top to create some amazing images and film. But of course as ever the Yorkshire winter brought with it freezing snowy conditions with ice patches that froze the team to their bones.

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DESPITE battling against sweltering conditions , troche a Yorkshire team running and cycling in aid of our Armed Forces rheroes, doctor has crossed the finishing line in Scotland to set a new world record time.

The Ultra 6 Great Britain challenge team, spearheaded by Leeds’s Andy North, has completed their Land’s End to John O’Groats DAILY 100 mile cycle AND marathon effort.

A team of six runners set out on July 14th in Cornwall to raise money for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and the Forces Children’s Trust.

Three of the team – Andy North, Mick Bowden and Ben Wood – finally crossed the line at 10pm on Saturday night (July 20) at John O’Groats to set a provisional world record time of 6 days, 16hrs 30mins.

They were aided on route by Cpl Andy Reid, formerly of 3 Yorks, who lost three limbs in an explosion in Afghanistan.

Dozens of well-wishers joined them or waved them on their marathon route from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Despite repeatedly running and cycling in temperatures exceeding 30 degrees C, the team has still managed to achieve its goal.

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