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Zwift and my nutrition plan

April 7, 2020

Myth busting: the alkaline diet

April 7, 2020

Is everyone who eats and drinks, a nutrition expert?

April 5, 2020

The role of energy density in weight management

March 20, 2020

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March 25, 2017

I remember that many years ago a review paper was published with the title: Is the gut an athletic organ? It hinted to the fact that athletic performance is very dependent on fuel and fuel delivery is dependent on gut function. Could the gut therefore be a much underes...

January 20, 2016

This is the third of a series of 3 posts on gastro-intestinal problems.

Unfortunately, GI-problems are very common, especially amongst endurance athletes and they can easily ruin a race (Read here). The symptoms are diverse and so are the causes (Read here). However, t...

January 20, 2016


At present, the causes of gastrointestinal symptoms are not completely understood (for a summary of symptoms and their prevalence in athletes see this previous blog). The symptoms are difficult to investigate because they are often specific to race situations and are...

December 2, 2015

Gastro-intestinal complaints are very common amongst endurance athletes. An estimated 30 to 50% of distance runners experience intestinal problems related to exercise. Bill Rodgers, marathon legend, with 4 victories in both the Boston Marathon and New York City Maratho...

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