Wading Through Poo!! Well That's A Bit S***!


Let me be clear, the title isn’t referring to the UK Tough Mudder that we all know and love. Instead a French equivalent of Tough Mudder decided to inadvertently make the course considerably tougher by allowing the competitors to run and wade through s***.

Yep, apparently more than 1000 people who took part in the Mud Run race became unwell, so unwell that they were losing their pre- race lunch from both ends! This is no joking matter though, the ‘mud’ that they were wading through was contaminated with animal excrement which bred a bacteria that was similar to that of salmonella!

The organisers of the race are investigating this thoroughly, so let’s just hope that the organisers of our extreme outdoor events are a little more attentive when differentiating between mud and s***.




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Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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