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Synchronising of Training and Nutrition – Part 2

The Basics: Endurance training goals & fuel utilization Energy is metabolised from the three macronutrients namely, carbohydrates, fats and protein. As explained in part 1 (click here) these macronutrients provide energy simultaneously via the aerobic and anaerobic system.  However, the degree to which fats and carbohydrates are metabolised for energy is dependent on the intensity […]

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Myth – You only need to consume water during short training sessions (<90 minutes)

The Facts: Only consuming water is not an optimal nutritional strategy in most cases, except when engaging in low intensity aerobic training (aerobic lipolytic training). In most cases, even during high-intensity training when the body primarily relies on stored glycogen for fuel, exercise-induced adaptations and performance can be enhanced through following very specific nutritional strategies […]

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Official Nutritional Partner – King Price Trailseeker

Press Release – Faces Advendurance 7 December 2021. Every true mountain biker knows that good nutrition is vital for energy and endurance on the trails — and that’s why we’re excited to welcome PVM as the Official Nutritional Partner of the King Price Trailseeker / King Price Race to the Sun / King Price Race to the […]

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Synchronising of Training and Nutrition – Part 1

Exercise and training are important to improve general health and athletic performance. Professional athletes understand that they have to be fit for purpose, therefore they have to engage in specific and deliberate training during preparation for competition.

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Myth – Fat is the only essential energy source for endurance athletes

The Facts:
Energy is metabolised from three macronutrients, namely carbohydrates, fats and protein. During exercise, the macronutrients provide energy simultaneously via the aerobic and anaerobic system.

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