If you don’t watch your energy supply in time before the T2 the bonk will hit you, you should probably do a negative split… Didn’t understand a thing? Then this is just right for you. PowerBar provides you with the small ABC of the jargon of the Triathlon scene so you can participate in triathlon small talk right from the start and of course, focus completely on your training. Triathlon is a sport that .
FUEL FOR THE TOUR BMC RACING TEAM AT THE TOUR. 21 stages and 3,519 kilometres. At the Tour de France even pro riders reach their limit. And when a mountain stage looms, these limits are quickly exceeded. It may not be doable for a normal athlete – but it’s daily business for the BMC Racing Team. But how do the riders led by the dual leaders Tejay van Garderen and Richie Porte manage to .
What do nutrition trends in competitions and training really bring? The fastest race suit, the best bike, or the lightest shoes don’t mean anything if the body hasn’t got enough available energy. To be able to prepare optimally in training, to deliver the best performance in races and then be able to recover even quicker afterwards demands the correct nutrition. But what is the correct nutrition? Who today can find a path through the .
Interview with the nutritionist of the BMC Racing Team “Train low” means training with low carbohydrate availability. Put simply, the body only has a small amount of carbohydrates available to use as a source of energy. For intense training sessions (e.g. speed training), and during races, it’s important for the glycogen stores (carbohydrate reserves) in the muscles and liver to be well filled. During prolonged endurance exercise carbohydrates should additionally be consumed in regular .
THE LATEST SCIENTIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS, INCLUDING TIPS FROM SIMON SCHEMPP, THE MOST SUCCESSFUL GERMAN BIATHLETE IN THE WORLD CUP SEASON 2014/15. Who doesn’t know this scenario: for the optimal preparation for the race season you need to get down to race weight – but what is the most effective way to get rid of the unwanted ‘love handles’ without compromising athletic performance?
Runners, take note! A minimum qualifying distance of 42.2km needs to be run in under 5 hours to qualify for the 2015 Comrades Marathon. All qualifying races must be run between 1 August 2014 and 3 May 2015.
If you want to ride one of the best and biggest early season sportives look no further. The Wiggle New Forest Spring Sportive is one of our most popular events, selling out months before the event every year. PowerBar will be supporting all riders at this event with the necessary energy and hydration to help them reach their personal best. Visit site for more information
This cracking early season sportive is made up of rolling hills and can be described as flowing allowing riders to keep a good pace. There are no significant hills making this an extremely safe, all weather course. PowerBar will be supporting all riders at this event with the necessary energy and hydration to help them reach their personal best. Visit site for more information
Plumpton Racecourse is at the foot of the South Downs Hills so there’s no wasting time before you are sampling some great off-road trails. PowerBar will be supporting all riders at this event with the necessary energy and hydration to help them reach their personal best. Visit site for more information
The Wiggle Southern Rough Ride is the opening MTB event in the 2015 Wiggle Super Series and is a fantastic way to start your year in the saddle. PowerBar will be supporting all riders at this event with the necessary energy and hydration to help them reach their personal best. Visit site for more information
The Wiggle NO Excuses is back again. This hugely popular sell out charity event based from Huntingdon is designed to support great causes and encourage riders to get back on their bikes after the winter season. PowerBar will be supporting all riders at this event with the necessary energy and hydration to help them reach their personal best. For more information, click here.
by Chanice Koopman and Lasheigh Lucas, photos by Craig Muller South African Matt Trautman took his first IRONMAN 70.3 title after an epic battle with Stuart Marais, while Great Britain’s Jodie Swallow made it five in a row with a dominant display of racing. Trautman edges victory after exciting battle In a week when the weather watch was on high alert due to a blustery easterly, race morning was greeted with a slightly more .