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Welcome the the Mission blog. Here you can find regular updates on what we care about most: Fuelling Extraordinary, Community, Science + Nutrition.
What is Yerba Mate? Why do the Best Footballers in the World Drink it?

What is Yerba Mate? Why do the Best Footballers in the World Drink it?

25 September 2020
Yerba Mate - The Drink of the Gods.
Throughout our time in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil, we saw first hand the nations’ obsession with this super-brew. It is by far the most popular drink on the continent and Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi Neymar Jr., and most recently the England football team all swear by it. Here’s why.  
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Scottish Highlands Cycling - Top 5 Secret Routes

Scottish Highlands Cycling - Top 5 Secret Routes

03 September 2020

Upon taking a two-week venture around the Scottish highlands, I reached out to you all in the Mission community for any routes, tips, and/or treks you might have. One customer, who wishes to remain anonymous, sent these lesser known / unique routes in and so, with permission, I’m sharing with everyone here. If you do some, send a pic with some Mission in hand please! I loved them. 

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How can ginger benefit an athlete?

How can ginger benefit an athlete?

06 July 2020

Ginger is a well-known spice derived from the Zingiber officinale plant that has been used for centuries in non-western traditional medicine. Its use as a performance enhancer in sport is starting to be investigated, and its principal benefits are 1) Promoting metabolic flexibility; and 2) Acting as a pain reliever. 

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Is Ashwagandha Good for Athletes?

Is Ashwagandha Good for Athletes?

26 June 2020
Ashwagandha is an Indian herb that is part of a family of plants called adaptogens. Adaptogens are so-called because they help your body functionally adapt when it is under intense physical or mental stress by improving your resistance to stress as well as your ability to perform.
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What are the benefits of green tea to athletes?

What are the benefits of green tea to athletes?

22 May 2020

The benefits of Green Tea to athletic performance centre around getting new energy into highly-active cells (e.g. muscles) and helping to prevent cellular damage post-exercise and hasten recovery.

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Business as usual-ish

Business as usual-ish

28 April 2020

Hi all,

I just wanted to drop you a quick update on everything happening with MISSION and how we’re dealing with Covid-19.

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How can you help during the crisis?

How can you help during the crisis?

15 April 2020
Lots of people in our amazing community are wanting to help at the moment. I thought it would be good to pool together a little resource of links that you may want to consider.
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Why it's now more important than ever to decrease sugar levels

Why it's now more important than ever to decrease sugar levels

22 March 2020

In such unprecedented times, it’s essential to keep exercising, boost your immunity and stay level headed. Sugar makes doing all of this a lot harder. 

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What is the sugar crash and how can you beat it?

What is the sugar crash and how can you beat it?

21 February 2020
There is one phenomenon known almost universally to endurance athletes - “the sugar crash” which in scientific terms represents carbohydrate depletion. What actually happens when you crash and how can you beat it? 
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What are the benefits and risks of caffeine and how does it affect performance?

What are the benefits and risks of caffeine and how does it affect performance?

15 January 2020

Ever since the World Anti-Doping Agency removed caffeine from the banned substances list in 2004, there has been a flurry of activity looking into how it can be used to enhance athletic performance.4,5 What are the risks and what are the benefits?

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Does Green Tea Increase Life Expectancy?

Does Green Tea Increase Life Expectancy?

13 January 2020
Drinking tea at least three times a week could be linked with a longer and healthier life, scientists say. According to new research “habitual” consumption of the hot drink is associated with lower risks of cardiovascular disease and all-cause death (European Journal of Preventive Cardiology).
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All Oar Nothing Atlantic Rowing Challenge: January Update

All Oar Nothing Atlantic Rowing Challenge: January Update

03 January 2020

All Oar Nothing are now over half way across the Atlantic Ocean, in their attempt to row from Spain to Antigua unsupported. Here are a few key stats from the trip so far.

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