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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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Supplements such as sodium bicarbonate, beta-alanine, beetroot juice, and caffeine might improve the adaptation to training

October 13, 2019

Would it not be great if you could take a supplement that makes your training more effective?

March 23, 2017

Nutrition can have a major impact on the adaptations to training. The combination of training and nutrition is essential and we have a multitude of methods available.

December 7, 2016

Nutrition influences the adaptive response of training. But can you use muscle markers to inform training and nutrition recommendations?

August 19, 2016

Athletes train hard, compete a lot and are subject to a lot of psychological stress. This in turn can increase the chances of injury, overtraining and illness. For elite athletes (and everyone else who trains hard and works or manages a family at the same time), it is...

We are all familiar with the no-pain-no-gain images of hardy Olympic athletes plunging into post-race ice baths ─ but our new findings show there may be another path to greatness.

In our new paper in Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports we show that sw...

July 13, 2015

Training low has received quite a bit of attention recently. It does not refer to training at low altitude, but it refers to training with low carbohydrate availability. Perhaps the most popular way is training without breakfast. However, there are many different ways...

June 15, 2015

The question “What is recovery?” seems too obvious to answer. Surely everyone understands what we mean by recovery? Everyone also has an understanding of the foods that are good for recovery. These are foods with protein, no?  Maybe with carbohydrate as well. When I as...

March 8, 2015

In a previous blog we have defined overtraining in line with a consensus document by a group of world experts led by Professor Romain Meeusen from the Free University in Brussels.  We have also seen what the symptoms are and that these symptoms are highly individual. W...

March 3, 2015


Now we have a better idea of the definition of overtraining, it is important to discuss the symptoms and what causes them. For many years, the prevailing theory was that there were two different types of overtraining: a parasympathetic and a sympathetic form. A situat...

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