We have talked about the importance of hydration in training, especially when temperatures start to increase. Although the heat is not yet in its prime, perspiration is something that happens to most people during training and with it dehydration and loss of energy if you don´t replenish properly.
Trail Running is among the most physically demanding endurance sports, and requires a large caloric intake during training and competitions. Carbohydrates are one of the main energy sources for endurance athletes, so that the type and amount of carbs that must be eaten, as well as the right eating windows are often the subject of many questions.
A wall is said to stand on the 30th kilometer mark of the marathon, paralyzing the runner on the spot. Unable to move forward, some would even drop the run. Myth or reality ? How to deal with the “wall”obstacle? Answers from two coaches and a nutritionist.
Carnitine is a naturally occurring compound formed in the liver and kidneys, and stored primarily in muscles.It can also be found in foods, mainly from meat and animal products,but also in some plant products such as avocado or soybeans. Its main role is to oxidize fatty acids for energy production.