Ultra X Sri Lanka- The Dir­ect­ors Report

Ultra X Sri Lanka 2019 — Director’s report Tak­ing on an inaug­ur­al event always rep­res­ents a massive oppor­tun­ity. A new race in a new coun­try will nev­er be easy, com­pet­it­ors do not know exactly what to expect, nor how to pre­pare for the cli­mate and...

How long does it take to recov­er after an ultra?

How long does it take to recov­er from an ultra? The Ultra X sea­son is about to kick off in Sri Lanka and for many of our com­pet­it­ors this will mark the begin­ning of a busy year of racing. Wheth­er you are look­ing to per­form well at vari­ous chal­lenges, fit an...

An Ultrar­unners guide to Heat Accli­ma­tion

A guide to heat accli­ma­tion Com­pet­ing in an extremely hot envir­on­ment is not only phys­ic­ally gruel­ing but over­heat­ing is a ser­i­ous risk which needs to be planned for. Hot cli­mates can lead to mild per­form­ance impact­ing prob­lems like heat cramp or...

How can you build men­tal strength for ultras?

How can you build men­tal strength? Per­form­ing to ones best in a multi-day race relies on much more than phys­ic­al abil­ity. The most suc­cess­ful com­pet­it­ors at Ultra X events are not the quick­est but those who are able to keep on going when the chips are...

The Per­fect Smooth­ie

the per­fect break­fast smooth­ie If you’re look­ing for an all in one power smooth­ie to fuel your mind and body for the day to come, you can do little bet­ter than the below recipe. It’s packed with good­ness and can be made in under 3 minutes in a blender. It...