15 April

Ironman Triathlon Race Day Salt Intake

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Hey Tri-athletes and returning visitors, I went through my rather vast archieve the other day and found an interesting piece on hyponatremia and Ironman Triathlon Race Day Salt intake.   Race season is approaching quickly and thus race specific training workouts or the BTD (big training days) must become a key element of an e.g. Ironman […]

28 January

Triathlon Recovery snack

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Today, I would like to show you a great recovery snack I love to eat after a long day on the bike. The snack is very easy to prepare. 1 egg 2 potatoes 1x 60g Edamer or Gauda 100g of Tuna (I like to blend and add the following ingredients as well: approx. 3 to […]

17 January

Restorative Nutrition for Triathletes

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Restorative Nutrition Low-zinc diet 1. Peak O2 uptake down —> decreased muscle strength 2. O2 output down 3.Respiratory exchange ratio down—> endurance decrease Omega 3 1. Motivation and drive to succeed is higher in athletes with omega-3 fats–> Less depressed. 2. Improved performance due to upgrading blood flows to muscles. 3. Reduces muscle inflammation. Glutamine 1.Improved connective-tissue repair. Vitamin […]

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