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  • Macronutrients: Protein

    On today’s #ScienceFriday we are continuing with the series on macronutrients with protein. What is protein, what does it do for the body and why is it important for sport performance &…

  • Marconutrients: Carbohydrates

    On today’s #ScienceFriday we are starting with a series of topics on macronutrients. The importance of carbohydrates for endurance athletes is the first topic. What exactly are carbohydrates and how do they…

  • Chicken & white bean salad

    Are you getting enough protein in your diet? Athletes need protein primarily to repair and rebuild muscle tissue, however, many don’t relate protein to other important jobs such as immunity, hormonal regulation,…

  • Caffeine in endurance sports – Part 2

    This #ScienceFriday is all about whether pure caffeine has a higher effect on performance compared to regular coffee, the best timing for caffeine consumption to improve performance during competition and which micronutrients…

  • Caffeine in endurance sports – Part 1

    Today’s #ScienceFriday is about the effect of caffeine on our physical performance. You will learn how caffeine affects our cardiovascular and nervous systems. How does caffeine affect our body? Cardiovascular system: Blood…

  • Berry & maca smoothie

    This berry-delicious maca smoothie is the perfect way to start your day. Many endurance athletes use maca powder as a daily supplement, as it contains all 8 essential amino acids, vitamin C,…