During the holidays, discipline in achieving and maintaining fitness goals is often put to the test. The abundant offering of delicious treats and festive temptations poses a challenge for most of us. Those who manage to find a good balance between indulgence and maintaining a healthy training routine during this time will benefit in the long term.
As cold temperatures set in, endurance athletes must adapt their nutritional strategy to maximize performance and preserve health. The right nutrition can make the difference between an effective workout and a strenuous challenge. In this article, we will explore the best nutrition practices for dealing with cold weather during endurance sports.
What should a sports drink contain? How many grams of salt per litre? How much should be drunk before and during a competition? In this article we answer the most important questions about drinking in relation to endurance sports.
Here are five tasty, nutrient-rich options for the hottest summer days that will boost your performance and recovery process. From revitalising watermelon to rich Greek yoghurt, find out how to optimise your nutrition during the warmer months to make the most of your summer workouts, whether you’re a cyclist, triathlete or runner!
Enjoying a delicious ice cream on a hot summer day is undoubtedly a true pleasure. But afterward, the question often arises: how long should I actually run or cycle to burn off the calories of this refreshing treat? In this blog post, we explore this question and look at both running and cycling to give you some insights into the world of calorie burning.
An important prerequisite for a quality training session is to eat adequately in the hours before exercise. Energy and fluid reserves must be replenished but not overloaded, and digestive problems should be avoided. This is all the more important the longer and more intense the training session. In this post we give advice on what to eat before and after training.
In recent years, many different dietary approaches have been developed. They range from the traditional high-carbohydrate regime for endurance athletes, to the ketogenic diet, up to the vegan diet. In this article, we provide an overview of the different dietary philosophies.
For longer and more intense training sessions, extra portions of carbohydrates are required. Otherwise, there will be a drop in performance.
Training on an empty stomach is often presented as a miracle cure for losing weight and increasing performance. But exercise on an empty stomach can only be effective if you do it the right way. Above all, you need to know your optimal intensity range. Many people exercise at too high an intensity. This training method is only moderately effective for losing fat deposits.
What are the appropriate amounts to drink during endurance workouts in the summer and in the heat? The best tips.