12 November

Winter training-strength, stability, flexibility

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In Endurance sports like cycling, running and in particular triathlon, athletes must train a remarkable amount of volume to improve in all 3 disciplines, the swimming, cycling and running. At the elite Ironman or Olympic Distance level it is not uncommon to exercise over 28hrs each week – that’s about 5 to 8 hours of […]

30 September

Nutrition & body-weight reduction improves your running performance

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Nutrition & body-weight reduction improves your running performance

Purpose & limits in improving running performances through weight reduction. Optimizing body weight (body fat, bulky upper body muscles) is a common strategy amongst endurance athletes to improve running and cycling performances. However, excessive body weight reduction can impair health and performance. Your body requires nutritions for growth, maintenance (immunystem) and repair. Therefore,not every weight […]

10 October

Talent vs Less Talented Athletes

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One of the differentiating factors between talented and less talented athletes is the size of energy system. The faster the athlete, the greater the anaerobic capacity. The better distance athletes have greater aerobic capacities. More talented athletes use a greater percent of their energy from the aerobic energy system. More talented athletes¬†use energy at a […]

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