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Recovery is an integral part of your training. Proper recovery from a nutritional point of view means allowing your body to regenerate as quickly as possible while limiting the negative impact of tiredness on your physical condition.
Many of you wonder about the right way to eat during training. We eat differently before a short training session compared with a long one. Here is some advice to give you a better idea of the foods you should preferably be eating or avoiding, depending on the kind of training you're doing. Follow the guide to train properly
The holidays are over and it's time to get back on the bike to start training again. You may have good resolutions, but still have trouble getting ready for the new season, so here are a few pieces of advice to get the year off to a good start and to deal with the annoying ups and downs of winter.
The holiday season is over. After the turkey, the Christmas cake and alcohol and you will have to get back on track with balanced meals that are suited to your sporting activity. How can I make up for the excesses of Christmas and the New Year? Here are a few ways to help you get back into good habits.
Why did you choose to take part of the UTMB® this year? In my opinion the UTMB® is a special race, it is the ultimate long-distance race, the one I always wanted to run... I dream of winning it. Moreover, it is part of the Ultra Trail World Tour circuit, which I am out to win in this first edition.
What made you want to take part in the UTMB® this year? This competition is an unmissable trail event - Mont Blanc is such a magical mountain! I am always happy to return to running, because I meet up with a lot of friends. I am all the happier to come back this year, because it's part of the Ultra Trail World Tour.
It's logical to adopt a good exercise diet during an event. But it's a lot less frequent to pay attention to your diet during the recovery period. Nevertheless, recovering your energy is a vital for regenerating muscule mass and quickly eliminating fatigue.
After having devoted part of your training to improving your climbing speed, itd be a shame to lose what you gained from your efforts on an aspect which requires less physical but more technical input: the descent.
Dealing with cramp, first means finding what causes it and then treating the cause; Cramps are a sign, a warning, they mean something. Cramps are painful, involuntary muscles contractions which are a sign of a lack of water and/or food and/or minerals; but possibly a lack of oxygen too; or that your muscle isnt working comfortably (a problem of material, a technical movement, etc.)
Over the last few weeks, youve been piling up kilometres and stringing together training sessions, some long, others intensive. The goal youve been preparing diligently and rigourously for is getting seriously closer. In only a few days, youll be on the start line, ready to go. These last moments of preparation must be approached carefully, with one goal in mind: to sharpen up!
The bigger the quantity of liquid absorbed in one go, the longer gastric emptying will take and rehydration will therefore be less effective. For good absorption, drink one mouthful (maximum two) at a time (5 to 10cl).
Riding in the sun isn't easy and your body needs to adapt. The cyclist who is particularly exposed must be protected from the burning sun which can have serious consequences on the group. Here are some ground rules for cycling serenely this summer.
During training, as when participating in a race, hydration is a determining factor in managing your effort well. Often neglected, it can be the cause of muscle pains, a decrease in alertness and in your muscle strength..or even heat stroke. Follow the advice of our dietician so that you wont neglect this crucial element in your performance.
Classic organized rides offer 30 to 60 kilometres routes. Long distance generally implies routes with 7 to 10 hours in the saddle, more even sometimes. The difficulty is the distance and inclines of the terrain. How can you hold the distance and at the same time read the soil? Follow our advice to manage the distance and enjoy the event.