STRATEGIC CARBOHYDRATE INTAKE DURING COMPETITION – ALWAYS THE RIGHT ENERGY LEVEL 04.09.2018.

“The amount of carbohydrates that you take on during the cycle and run can often decide the result of the race.” – Sebastian Kienle In order to successfully complete a multi-day stage cycling race like the Tour de France, specific training and also the genetic prerequisites are very important. In addition to these factors, the right carbohydrate and fluid strategy is probably one of the most important factors for a successful performance in the race. .

HYDRATION DURING ENDURANCE EXERCISE – THE RIGHT SUPPLY DURING A STAGE 04.09.2018.

When there’s a fluid deficit in the body, exercise at any intensity feels harder than it actually is. Almost every athlete has experienced this. Sweating is one of the most important cooling mechanisms which prevents our body from overheating. Intense and prolonged endurance sessions, paired with high temperatures, can lead to high sweat rates. The amount of sweat lost per hour depends upon exercise intensity, environmental conditions, fitness level, body weight (as well as .