Hydration and fuelling on the move

Keeping fuelled and hydrated on the move is vital during longer events. In this section, you find the latest science and best practice for training and racing faster for longer.

Overtraining: how the right nutrition can help prevent it...

in Dietary basics, Hydration and fuelling on the move, Nutrition for endurance athletes, Recovery nutrition, Recovery strategies, Supplements

Professor Mike Saunders explains how specific nutritional practices can prevent overtraining and accelerate exercise recovery Where should we draw the line between appropriate ‘heavy training’ and overtraining? And are there specific nutritional practices that can prevent overtraining and accelerate exercise recovery? Mike Saunders explains and shows that these two concepts are intimately linked.  In simple... MORE

Sports nutrition: energy drinks

in Hydration and fuelling on the move

Sports drinks – can you have too much of a good thing? There’s no doubt that ensuring optimum fluid and carbohydrate replenishment is vital as a sports supplement for maximising sport performance. But, as Richard Godfrey explains, while this strategy is fine for competition, some scientists are wondering whether the routine use of carbohydrate/fluid replacement... MORE


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