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Which is worse for you: the bread or the butter? - Mar 13, 2014

Spring has finally arrived in the UK, which means the racing season is just around the corner. As many of us prepare for our first sportive or marathon of the summer, we will also be looking at how we can shed those last few pounds of winter weight. Have a look around the bookstore or […]

Christmas delivery dates - Dec 18, 2013

Please note that the last date for orders to be shipped before Christmas is Thursday, 19 December. Our office is closed between Christmas and New Year’s so all orders placed between 20 December 2013 and 1 January 2014 will be shipped on Thursday 2 January 2014.  If you need your Sponser products NOW, Sponser products […]

VeloUk Interview with Ben Sumner - Nov 27, 2013

VeloUK interviewed Ben after his first place finish in the U23 category and 2nd place finish overall at the 2nd round of the at the Biritish Cycling Cyclo-Cross National Trophy series in early November 2013. Talking about training, his bike preferences and what to expect for the future.  http://www.velouk.net/2013/11/06/interview-ben-sumner-moving-on-up/

The Red Cycle Round Up! - Oct 09, 2013

The Red Cycle Charity Ride around the UK to raise money and awareness for the charity RedR ended on October 6th – on time and in one piece! David Fitzpatrick, his son Sam Fitzpatrick, and  fellow cycling enthusiast Jason Smith cycled over 1450 miles in 16 days, visiting 16 towns starting and finishing in London. This […]

Sponser Supports the Samaritans! - Sep 11, 2013

This weekend over 100 runners will be raising money for the Samaritans by taking part in the Great North Run half marathon, and Sponser will be helping out! Founded in 1953 in London, The Samaritans provide counselling services free of charge, specifically to those contemplating suicide. Every single day, around 16 people decide to end their own […]

Sponser Launches Cereal Energy Plus Bar! - Aug 19, 2013

Sponser has added Cereal Energy Plus to its extensive range of leading products. This delicious cereal bar with a milk cream filling contains 350mg of CarnipureTM L-Carnitine to improve fat metabolism and 100mg of magnesium to prevent cramp. Studies have shown that taking extra L-Carnitine can reduce fat mass, increase muscle mass, and reduce fatigue. […]

Sponser Athlete Steven James wins U23 MTB XC Title! - Jul 24, 2013

  Sponser athlete Steven James became the Under 23 British National Mountain Bike Cross Country Champion in Glasgow last weekend with a time of 01:30:26, a good 33 seconds ahead of runner up Isaac Pucci. This is a well deserved step up for James, who came 3rd in the U23 MTB XC Championships in 2011 and […]

Sponser Celebrates 25th Anniversary! - Jul 10, 2013

25 years ago the sports nutrition landscape was very different. There was only one other Swiss manufacturer of sports nutrition products and the knowledge of sports nutrition and use of specialized products in most sports was very low, with only body builders taking protein shakes. So in 1988 Ernst Jucker, with his background in the […]

The Dangers of Water Intoxication - Jul 08, 2013

Summer has finally arrived in the UK!  As the temperature rises it becomes even more important to stay well hydrated while exercising and we have all heard how detrimental dehydration can be to performance. However, what few people realize is that drinking too much, while losing important electrolytes through sweat, is far more dangerous than dehydration. […]

It’s Coeliac Awareness Week! - May 14, 2013

Coeliac disease is a genetic condition where the affected person cannot digest gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. This manifests in all kinds of unpleasant symptoms which range from the immediate and obvious – stomach cramps, diarrhoea, bloating – to the long term and subtle, such as vitamin deficiencies and prolonged fatigue. […]