Everyone knows that being able to deal with fatigue and to keep going even when the effort is extreme, at the very limit of what we can do, is a vital trait in endurance events. Read More “Endurance: beyond the limit”
Omega-3 and training. Equipe Enervit decided to focus on this pairing in a new study that used a group of runners. The results are below. Read More “Training and omega-3: the new study from Equipe Enervit”
You might have heard talk of it, you might even have picked it up yourself reading his blog, and you’ve almost definitely noted it if you’ve watched any videos of him online, but it is only once you have the man in front of you that you sense and understand just how meticulous, precise and orderly Federico Pellegrino is. Read More “Face to face with the greats of sport: Federico Pellegrino”
The Florence marathon on 24 November will provide an excellent opportunity to see whether or not your long runs have been done properly. If you didn’t include any this time, then you can next time. Here, you can find all the tips you need to truly take advantage of this effective training programme.
I imagine everyone reading this has looked something up on the internet and found themselves in a tangle of links and pages. Initially drawn by a sense of curiosity, we lose ourselves in the news, but such directionless browsing quite often leads to unexpected discoveries. Read More “Internet tangles and a doping scandal”
Improving performance is far from an impossible goal on a bicycle. The key is to focus on all the aspects needed for a comprehensive training programme: strength, resistance and technique (in the broad sense). Read More “Technique also counts in cycling”
Sleep is a fundamental biological process for human health and plays an essential role in an athlete’s recovery process. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) weighed into this topic recently, stressing the importance of athletes getting the right amount and quality of sleep. Read More “Sleep and training: the strategies to adopt”
Over the last 25 years, nitric oxide – often simply referred to using its chemical formula NO – has definitely come to the fore in scientific research. Read More “Nitric oxide and sport: a possible correlation”