In a sedentary person, the daily water change is about 2.5 liters (balance between entries and exits), but the liquids that actually circulate in the entire digestive system amount to a total of about 9 liters. In an athlete the quantities vary considerably, due to an increase in outputs, mainly in the form of sweat. These losses must be adequately offset by an increase in revenue.
August 09, 2023
Football is certainly one of the most followed sports in the world: but what does a champion eat? What are the essential supplements to have the best possible shape during games or training? Dr. Carmine Orlandi, an excellent sports nutritionist, explains it to us.
July 25, 2023
In the context of sports supplementation we frequently hear of Beta-Alanine supplementation. But what does this amino acid do? For which categories of sportsmen is it really essential? And does it really help to increase endurance in endurance sports? Let's find out together!
July 11, 2023
The obstacle courses defined as Obstacle Course Race require coordination, balance, resolution skills but also muscle strength, endurance and agility. They are demanding circuits from both a physical and mental point of view: let's understand more together with Dr. Massimiliano Febbi on these emerging sports.
June 21, 2023
Climbing, a sport commonly called "climbing", has officially become an Olympic sport since Tokyo 2020. The three sport climbing disciplines are called speed, bouldering and lead and require both physical and mental commitment. Learn thanks to the advice of Prof. Massimiliano Febbi which are the fundamental aspects of performance, nutrition and integration of the climber.
June 13, 2023
Running is good for you, science says so. But is it better to run long distances or shoot? Focus on speed or endurance? What happens to our body if we run? And is running always the same? Find all the answers with us in this article, to understand if endurance or sprinting is better.
May 30, 2023
That of the substances to be used to improve sports performance is not a recent problem: for centuries man has been in search of the miraculous substance to enhance performance. Thus WADA was born, to coordinate the fight against doping in sport. Let's find out together what it is and the main prohibited substances!
April 18, 2023
For endurance athletes, extreme temperatures and altitude can affect normal physiological responses to exercise and, in some cases, sports performance is adversely affected. The purpose of this article is to understand the physiology of high altitude training and learn any nutritional adjustments that can be implemented to best ensure athletic performance.
March 14, 2023
The design of nutritional strategies in rugby must follow the characterization of a situational team sport where players are expected to be physically competent in a range of areas including aerobic fitness, strength, speed and power. Nutrition and supplementation therefore play a fundamental role for the energy aspect and for meeting the specific needs of these athletes.
November 30, 2022
When it comes to endurance sports, we tend to focus attention only on the role and dosage of carbohydrates, the main energy source for the body. But proteins are also essential for these athletes and are often really underestimated. Discover with us the importance of proteins in endurance sports.
November 16, 2022
Carbohydrates, also known as sugars, carbohydrates, saccharides or chemically hydrates of carbon, are among the most abundant organic molecules in nature and our body uses them as a primary source of energy. Let's find out together, during this study, which and how many carbohydrates an endurance athlete should take to optimize his performance and provide the body with the "right fuel".
November 02, 2022