When and how much should you drink during exercise

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Some claim a dehydration of 1-2% already lowers sport performance by tens of percent. But is this a scientific fact or a marketing campaign of sport drinks? In this article I will summarize some interesting quotes…

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Pro Triathlete Michiel de Wilde performs INSCYD (FatMax) test

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL9U3RO7CWQ What is my FatMax and at what intensity do I burn as much Carbohydrates as I can eat? Those are the questions professional triathlete Michiel de Wilde wanted to be answered. Today we dived into…

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Burn the most fat at this exercise intensity

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Do you want to know your FatMax because you want to lose weight or because you are an endurance athlete? Then read this article! I will tell you how to get to know your personal FatMax…

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How Mental Energy affects Heart Rate Variability

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In a previous article we’ve discussed how heart rate variability (HRV) can measure your recovery. We mainly looked at the effect of a workout on HRV. In general we concluded that a hard workout lowers your…

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Improve sport performance by 22% using placebo effect

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A placebo effect can have large effects on sports performance and can even activate similar processes in the body as the active ingredient. A placebo can be a pill or treatment without an active ingredient. It…

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Do sports massages improve performance and recovery?

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Do sports massages improve strength-, sprint- or endurance performance? And what is the effect on flexibility, fatigue and recovery? Every professional athlete uses sports massages, but is there any evidence to back this up? Let’s find…

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Hyperventilation during exercise improves recovery

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Breathing fast or hyperventilation is a strategy to improve recovery after exercise. But does this also improve performance? Let’s find out! When exercising at a high intensity, muscles acidify and pH decreases. You probably heard of…

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How to easily track progress during warmup

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Seeing your personal fitness progress is very rewarding and motivating. In this article I will explain to you a simple objective way to easily track your progress during your warming-up. You don’t need to do an…

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