How much should you drink during the race? When are carbohydrates in the drink useful? And which additives in the sports drink are useful or counterproductive?
Performance during a long physical effort is dependent not only on your training regimen, but also on whether or not you eat right.
Proteins are necessary for very many tasks in the body and have a great importance for all athletes.
Always at winter time, the topic of vitamin D is hotly discussed. Vitamin D for athletes is especially a topic for discussion. What you should know about vitamin D.
During the month of December, we tend to consume more food and drinks than usual. Also, during the holidays we tend to put aside our exercise routine to spend time with family and friends, devote more time to leisure and eat carelessly, which translates into a significant weight increase.
Most people are familiar with the basic rules of a healthy diet. However many people only partially follow these rules daily. Here are the most important points.
Very few people are really aware of how many or, depending on the situation, how few kilocalories we burn every day and how much energy we need in the form of food. Although sport is an essential factor for effective weight control, it is often overestimated in terms of calorie consumption.
The 2PEAK nutrition plan shows you the ideal amount and composition of your meals in the daily view of the calendar. Input variables for the planning are your typical meal times, your base energy metabolic rate, which 2PEAK calculates based on your information, and the additional energy metabolic rate due to the planned training sessions. The 2PEAK approach lets you recover faster from training stress, making you more efficient for the next workout and keeps you properly balanced.
Alcoholic beverages are luxury drinks and if consumed in excess can endanger athletic performance or even health.
Whether an endurance athlete can perform well is also a question of physique and weight. How much more power does a low body weight bring?