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What is Rooibos?

What is Rooibos?

March 15, 2019

This South African shrub you should know about.

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Fuelling Extraordinary: Meet Yolanda Burke

Fuelling Extraordinary: Meet Yolanda Burke

February 18, 2019

Yolanda Burke is a professional dancer, currently performing in The Lion King in London's West End.  This week, we sat down to ask her some questions about what it takes to fuel the extraordinary.

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Avoiding The Sugar Crash

Avoiding The Sugar Crash

February 05, 2019

We often opt for a sugar-based beverage when feeling tired or sluggish, but it can actually make matters worse.  Here's what happens during a sugar crash, and how you can avoid it.

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The Amazing Results of Our No Coffee Challenge

The Amazing Results of Our No Coffee Challenge

February 02, 2019

This January, we asked over 100 customers to take part in our No Coffee Challenge - the rule was simple - for every coffee you'd normally drink, replace with one serving of Athletic Tea. 

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Benefits of Bulletproof Matcha

Benefits of Bulletproof Matcha

January 25, 2019

This week we're exploring bulletproof matcha and all its benefits.

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How to Improve Your Routine In 2019

How to Improve Your Routine In 2019

January 15, 2019

The new year is upon us and the resolutions can feel overwhelming. Don't worry, you're not alone!  Here are 5 easy tips for a better you in 2019.

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Runner's World Award

Runner's World Award

January 10, 2019

Athletic Tea Co. takes home an award for Best Sports Nutrition Product in 2019, via Runner's World Magazine.

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2019: It's All Oar Nothing

2019: It's All Oar Nothing

January 04, 2019

This is the year. 352 days until we set off on our small boat from La Gomera, Spain, hoping to arrive in English Harbour, Antigua around 40 days later.

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5 Ways To Stay Grounded During The Holidays

5 Ways To Stay Grounded During The Holidays

December 22, 2018

The holidays are a hectic time for most of us.  This week, we're giving you 5 easy ways to restore some calm in your life.

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Top 3 Benefits of Green Tea

Top 3 Benefits of Green Tea

November 28, 2018

If you’ve ever taken a look at our ingredients you may have noticed a recurring theme:  green tea. Known as a miracle beverage with centuries of history and tradition behind it, green tea comes with no shortage of benefits.  

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Is There Plastic in Tea Bags?

Is There Plastic in Tea Bags?

November 21, 2018

We all want to do our part in saving the planet, but here’s the dilemma: Plastic is in everything, even the less obvious items.  Case in point — your tea bags. And while it may seem small and harmless, get your head around this: In Britain alone, we consume 6...

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Getting to the Root of Ginger

Getting to the Root of Ginger

November 12, 2018

Who doesn’t love the spicy, zest flavour that ginger brings to the table?  Ever so slightly sweet, and not-so-subtly pungent, ginger is one of the most versatile roots getting around these days. 

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Top 5 Endurance Races Around The World

Top 5 Endurance Races Around The World

November 02, 2018

You may have recently noticed that grueling, adrenaline-pumping endurance races have become incredibly popular.  From Tough Mudders to Spartan Races, it seems like everyone wants to test their limits — something we fully support!  We’re all about fuelling extraordinary. 

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Rowing the Atlantic Ocean: Q+A with Founder Tom Whittle

Rowing the Atlantic Ocean: Q+A with Founder Tom Whittle

October 24, 2018

This December, our Founder will join three childhood friends in attempting an unassisted row across the Atlantic Ocean.  The Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge will begin in La Gomera in Spain, and end in English Harbour, Antigua — a distance of 3,000 miles, and an ambitious goal of 40 days. The team will face 40+ foot waves and freezing conditions while rowing twelve hours per day, seven days a week. You can check out the comp details via the @allornothing IG page.

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The Benefits of Matcha Green Tea for Athletes - Going Green

The Benefits of Matcha Green Tea for Athletes - Going Green

October 03, 2018

If you’ve noticed everyone’s lattes and frozen drinks suddenly appearing green in colour, don’t panic. You haven’t gone mad and it tastes far better than it looks. 

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Cycling the length of South America - A Daily Struggle

Cycling the length of South America - A Daily Struggle

September 07, 2018

Most people will see this image, check our Instagram and say: “cycling the length of South America? That looks like a bloody good holiday”. Well, the answer is a little bit more complicated than that. 

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Why on Earth I Ran Through Hell: A World Record Run in Iceland

Why on Earth I Ran Through Hell: A World Record Run in Iceland

August 27, 2018

Last October I ran 704 kilometres, climbing 6,500 metres over 10 days, 13 hours and 5 minutes. A new world-record for the fastest crossing of Iceland on foot had been set and it was undoubtedly one of the best moments of my life. The below is a brief account of how I got there and why on earth I did it.

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The benefits of Yerba Mate + Why Athletic Tea Co?

The benefits of Yerba Mate + Why Athletic Tea Co?

August 20, 2018

Welcome to our club Hello there, I wanted to give you a personal welcome into our community. In the past year, an increased use of natural, plant-based ingredients has helped to fuel my extraordinary. From some horrible hospital scenes in Peru to setting a new Guinness World Record in Iceland,...

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How do you make tea cocktails?

How do you make tea cocktails?

July 17, 2018

This weekend we celebrated a birthday party with Lululemon in Richmond. With plenty of drink options, the unrivalled favourite of the night was our Yerba + Ginseng Matcha Martini.

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Recovery? Think Turmeric.

Recovery? Think Turmeric.

July 09, 2018

Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence.
Many high quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain.
Here are some of the major health benefits:

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Athletic Tea Review - by Victoria Baskett

Athletic Tea Review - by Victoria Baskett

July 05, 2018

Athletic Tea Review - by Victoria Baskett
We love hearing when people put our teas to the test. British 100m T44 para sprinter Victoria Baskett certainly knows the importance of incremental gains as she progresses towards her goal of Tokyo 2020. Here's what she had to say.

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Biggest Logistical Challenges of Running 196 Marathons in 196 Countries

Biggest Logistical Challenges of Running 196 Marathons in 196 Countries

July 04, 2018

Athletic Tea Co. brand ambassador Nick Butter, endurance athlete/adventurer, is currently 179 days into an epic attempt to run a marathon in every single country in the world. A mind-blowing amount of organisation has gone in behind the scenes to ensure the smooth(ish) running of the trip. However, we wanted to know the biggest challenges he faced logistically. Here's what he had to say:

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A new world record run?

A new world record run?

March 28, 2018

ARCH TO ARC On Wednesday 4 April, aspiring Royal Marines Officer Jack Halstead and I will attempt to run from Marble Arch, London to Arc de Triomphe, Paris, running just over 6 marathons in 2.5 days. The idea was born, planned and decided upon this week, leaving us around 10...

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What is Yerba Mate and why do the best footballers in the world drink it?

What is Yerba Mate and why do the best footballers in the world drink it?

February 13, 2018

Yerba mate (yer-bah mah-tay), a key ingredient of our performance range, is a traditional drink made from the dried leaves of an evergreen holly, Ilex paraguariensis, a native plant of South America. It is often referred to there as 'Bebida de los Dioses' or '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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Athletic Tea Co: The Full Story

Athletic Tea Co: The Full Story

January 30, 2018

We’ve briefly hinted at how Athletic Tea Co. began but I wanted to tell you the full story. Here it is:  A SOUTH AMERICAN ADVENTURE In 2016, two friends and I embarked on the biggest challenge of our lives - to cycle the length of South America for Right to...

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