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Feeling Hungry

Dr. med. Bernhard Rinderknecht *

I caught myself considering buying a set of titanium bolts for my racing machine. You save 5 grammes – has to be worth it! At the very latest when the climb gradient reaches double figures, we curse every gramme which helps our physical enemy, gravity to make life hard for us. It is almost a meditative therapy to imagine ordering the pretty package, opening it and replacing the steel bolts in the evening in the workshop.

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Christmas Tummy: Train More or Eat Less

It really is nice and cozy to just hang around in front of the fireplace all day and have a loaded plate with Mom’s cookies and a big cup of Grandma’s hot chocolate in front of you. Just looking at all of those chocolates… No longer the plates but rather the stomachs are gonna be fully loaded. All of a sudden it doesn’t seem too cozy but rather scary. Ever wondered if you can explode of too much gingerbread?

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Carbohydrate periodisation for improved performance

Carbohydrate periodisation for improved performance

Periodisation of carbohydrate intake in endurance sports – a possibility to efficiently enhance performance and to burn fat.

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Fighting Cramps

Muscle cramps are inherent in sport. But what can be done to minimise the risk? And how do you get rid of it? 2PEAK has the answers.

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Race Nutrition

Before a big event there is often a traditional pasta party. We show why this is not good and suggest a better strategy for feeding before and during a competition..