Is running always the same? Endurance VS Sprint
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
What are the skills required for an endurance athlete? And how to improve the cyclist's body composition to get the most out of performance? Dr. Carmine Orlandi, sports nutritionist of our team of experts, tells us about it.
May 16, 2023
WADA, the World Anti-Doping Agency - actions and directives
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
Physiology and nutrition of altitude training
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.
Author: Massimiliano Febbi
March 14, 2023
Endurance and proteins, a necessary combination
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: why, how many and which ones to take for an endurance athlete
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
Winter sports: nutrition and supplementation
With "winter sports" we refer to all those sports that take place on snow and ice, traditionally during the winter period in the Alpine countries, in northern and eastern Europe, in Japan, in North and South America. They are normally practiced in conditions of low temperatures and moderate or high altitudes: let's understand together how these athletes can get the most out of nutrition and supplementation.
October 19, 2022
Open water swimming between training, nutrition and supplementation
Called "bottom swimming", open water swimming includes all manifestations in open water such as rivers, lakes and seas. It is precisely the open waters that entail considerable difficulties for the athlete, who must be able to manage changing environmental conditions and prolonged anaerobic performance. Find out with us how these athletes can achieve the maximum thanks to the help of nutrition and supplementation.
Author: Massimiliano Febbi
August 12, 2022
Padel: between fashion, training and nutrition
Padel is the sport of the moment: to be played in pairs, immediate and fun, it is conquering everyone, so much so that it is difficult to find a free field. But how should a padel player eat to bring his performances to the best? Discover with us the perfect nutrition and integration to support your match, even based on the time you managed to book your court!
July 15, 2022
Athlete nutrition: focus on the tennis player
Tennis is a much loved and widespread sport, which requires a huge amount of energy, both physical and mental. Its practice involves constant and lasting dedication, and leads athletes to spend most of their time directly in their habitat: the field. Let's see together in this article how a tennis player can manage nutrition and supplementation to give the best of every match!
June 27, 2022
Beach Volleyball - physiological and nutritional aspects
Beach volleyball is a team sport that was born as a variant of volleyball. Specific skills and abilities are needed to excel in this sport: the role of nutrition, hydration and integration is also central to achieving high and quality performance. Let's find out together in this article all the secrets to play this summer sport (and not only) in the best possible way.
June 20, 2022
Athlete nutrition: focus on the sprinter
Running is the motor gesture that characterizes as many as 14 of the competitions of the Olympic Athletics program, and each of these competitions requires particular technical, tactical, physiological and psychological precautions and dedicated dietary precautions. The purpose of this article is to detail the power and integration management to support the performance of a specific discipline of Athletics, the "Queen": the 100 m flat (and consequently of all the competitions connected to the "sprinter" ).
June 08, 2022