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Celebrating Dann's Sobriety

Celebrating Dann's Sobriety

Five years ago the person closest to my heart made a decision that would change his life forever.On March 19th 2017, my partner Dann decided it was the day to start living a life free from alcohol.This one decision started a whole journey of transformation, which included switching to a plant based diet and taking up running.We often joke that he replaced one habit with another… and it’s something that a lot of sober recovery runners have also said.The results of these new lifestyle habits were transformational and I have no doubt in my mind that Dann’s passion for running...

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Masculine + Feminine Energy

Masculine + Feminine Energy

This week we’re putting the ‘energy’ in VALA energy with a very special mindset post… all about masculine and feminine energies.Now you might be thinking “Umm I’m a guy… why the eff would I need to know about feminine energy?” - or the other way around!Well, the truth is that we ALL have masculine and feminine energy within us, whether you identify as male or female.Think of masculine energy as being the ambitious part of you that wants to set goals and follow them in a way that is logical and focused. And your feminine energy as being the side...

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Review Round-Up

Review Round-Up

Thank you so much to each of our VALA crew for tagging us in your reviews, comments, messages and tags. I really do appreciate the feedback and it makes me so happy to see how much you all enjoy your energy gels, as well as the difference they make to your training and racing.Peep the reviews from our VALA energy crew below…“Stoked to finish 4th female in the 7 Reservoirs half marathon in the snowy Pentland hills today… with the help of my new best friend VALA. I don't typically race with gels as they're often too sickly and some...

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VALA Made it to Mount Kilimanjaro

VALA Made it to Mount Kilimanjaro

What an honour to have fuelled up the incredible explorer @mostafasalameh with our VALA energy gels on his expedition to the highest point in Africa. 
 As Mostafa says:

 “This marks the 34th time that I’ve taken a team to the summit of Kilimanjaro. I’ve been able to take more than 500 people to the summit including heroes like Ali Sawalmeh on a wheelchair and Suhail al-Nashash.During these many trips, I was able to help raise more than 5 million US dollars for charity in support of several causes and humanitarian projects, including raising money for the King Hussein Cancer Centre.I think...

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VALA Featured on GQ Online

VALA Featured on GQ Online

Guess who got a shout out on @britishgq? 👀Here’s what they had to say out our 100% natural energy gels…“VALA’s tasty natural gels provide 23 grams of carbohydrate with ingredients like matcha powder, maple syrup and lemon and lime juices used to make sure they will also go down easily.They’re a little thicker in consistency than most energy gels, but in return you get a strong energy boost on your run or ride that’s also good for your body.”If you haven’t already given our gels a try, click here to shop our sample pack, which includes 2x VALA gels and a...

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Gifting Goals with the VALA Gift Box

Gifting Goals with the VALA Gift Box

What do you get the VALA-lover that has everything? The VALA gift box, of course!The VALA gift box includes a pair of our iconic VALA × @bravendurance neon green socks, a @joovsportsproducts sports 100% natural sports spray (the best in the game!) and a gift wrapped pack of our award-winning VALA gels.Every VALA gift box is wrapped with the most attention to detail, filled with shredded black tissue paper and finished with our custom VALA ribbon.You can also add a gift note or write your own gift message with the blank note card that comes with each gift box.To get your hands on one...

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