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Synchronising of Training & Nutrition – Part 3

The Basics: High-Intensity training goals and fuel utlilization 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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Featured Athletes

André Visser

My journey (quite literally) with PVM started in 1998 when I was part of a very competitive Adventure Racing team. Being four strong all-round athletes, we quickly realized that there was (and still is) a strong correlation between speed in the right direction and the fuel that propels you. Back in the day PVM (Energy …

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Magda Nieuwoudt

My journey with PVM started in 2017, when I became an official PVM ambassador. Before that I was a Sport Scientist at Middelburg High School, as well as for the Puma Craven Week rugby team and the Puma U21 provincial rugby team. During my time as Sport Scientist, I contacted PVM as they were my …

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Nutrition

PVM Recommendations for Optimal Immediate Recovery

Exercise and training are important to improve general health and athletic performance. Professional athletes understand that they must be fit for purpose, therefore they have to engage in specific and deliberate training during preparation for competition. Changes occur in the human body in response to specific training stimuli, allowing athletes to improve and to become …

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Myths & FactsNutrition

Optimal hydration and fluid requirements for endurance athletes

For decades a fear of dehydration has been incorrectly perpetuated especially amongst endurance athletes. Recommendations such as “100% fluid replacement” and “drink the maximum amount that can be tolerated” is still believed. Get the facts here…

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Esti Olivier

I was introduced to PVM in 2013 by a fellow canoeist. My first products that I used were Octane XTR during training and Reignite as a post training recovery drink. This has remained my products of choice throughout the years.

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FitnessNutrition

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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Myths & Facts

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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FitnessNutrition

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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