Lizzy Foreman is the only woman competing in the series division of the 2015 Mini Transat later this year. At the age of 25, she’s an inspiring young lady with an already impressive array of sailing under her boat. The 2015 Mini Transat will see Lizzy sailing across the Atlantic Ocea, in a boat only 6.5m long, solo, with no support and minimal communication methods for an entire month. We recently caught up with Lizzy to discuss her plans for the future and her nutritional strategy for an off shore race.

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The Volvo Ocean Race is the leading round-the-world sailing race for teams, with 11 port stops around the globe. The race covers 38,739 nautical miles and lasts nearly nine months – the longest professional sporting event in the world. Team ADOR's glorious overall victory in the Volvo Ocean Race came as a direct result of the crew's unwavering strategy to finish in the top three as often as possible. The final tally was seven podium appearances in the nine offshore legs around the world - including wins in Leg 1 and Leg 5.

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Ultra-runner, Natalia Watkins, has taken some time out to share her knowledge about nutrition for a major race. Natalia has participated in an enviable list of ultras, including three 250km 4 Deserts Race Series events; the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc a couple of times; The Tarawera Ultramarathon in New Zealand; The North Face 100 in Australia twice; and the Arctic 6633 Extreme Winter Ultra Marathon which required her to cover 120 miles non-stop, pulling a sled along Canada's Dempster Highway during the Arctic winter. Just to name a few!

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One of our favourite things about camping is, of course, eating. However, what we don’t really like is the cooking and washing up, or carrying around loads of extra pounds to that unique, isolated location! Fortunately, we’ve picked up a few tips over the years to assist with this problem when it comes to camping fare. With a bit of forward thinking when it comes to your food, your trip will go smoothly.

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Getting ready for your DofE expedition is an exciting time and planning can make all the difference. Planning, preparing your meals and allocating duties before you set out will ensure meal times are something to look forward to. The more organised you are before you set out, the more creative you can be with your meals.

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