By supporting Footprints and as a certified BCorp brand, Näak is as committed to sustainability and community as it is to profit. We are proud to help advance climate and social justice goals through running.
Since its creation, Näak has moved forward with two sources of motivation: performance and a positive impact on the environment. In its desire to evolve in the most sustainable way possible, Näak gives a second life to its maple syrup by sourcing a very specific syrup.
Hydration plays a vital role in ultra-endurance sports. For ultra-athletes, needs are increased by water loss through sweat. Let's find out how to prevent dehydration and maximize performance. Why do ultra-athletes need to hydrate? The body requires water for a multitude of reasons and functions.
Professional trail runner, Luca Papi, 39 years old Italian, is not a full-time high-level sportsman. An attraction operator at Disneyland Paris, he arrived in France in 1998. Deciding to run to work, he runs an average of 20 to 40 km per day. This daily practice gave him the passion for trail running. Today he is one of the best in the field of ultra-trail, yet he did not suspect such endurance facilities.
If you are in search of that gravity-defying feeling of skiing through bottomless untracked powder you are in the right place! Laury Grenier, student, experienced its end-of-semester academic period differently : a 10-day ski-mountaineering expedition as a final exam.
For many, winter is synonymous with "off season". But that doesn't mean it's a complete break! It's the best time to work on your weaknesses, vary your activities and prepare for the upcoming season. Here are 5 tips given by Jenève & Majorie from Filles du Nord to keep you moving during the cold season.