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  • cycling-in-heat-what-to-do-pre-ride

    Cycling in Heat – What to Do Pre-Ride

    Cycling in hot weather poses unique challenges. It accelerates dehydration, heat stress, increases the chance of gastrointestinal problems, and impairs recovery. A good understanding of how heat impacts your body and taking the right steps to prepare for it is crucial. Let’s take a look…

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    How to Fight Heat While on the Bike

    Heat can’t stop us from cycling as long as we are aware of these five important steps preventing dehydration and overheating. Take it from the positive side: for many of us, cycling in hot weather is still way more preferable to cycling in rain, especially…

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    Autumn Immunity Boost – 5 Good Habits

    Sleep might be the most important thing to get right when it comes to immunity, as we discussed in the previous article. But there are other important factors that might be a lot easier to improve. Let’s look at a few tips on how to…

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    Nutrition for MTB Adventures – Hydration

    A mistake in hydration during a multi-day adventure can be a real issue. It can turn a fun ride into an unpleasant struggle. Avoid hydration mistakes by good planning and making correct choices beforehand. Let’s take a look at a few things you should always…

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    Nutrition for Active Seniors – Hydration and Alcohol

    Hydration is an essential part of nutrition because older adults are at a higher risk of dehydration, which can lead to severe problems. Unfortunately, alcohol is something that not only doesn’t help with hydration but poses its own risks, so we will go over both.

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    Hydration – Explained in 60 Seconds

    Now that you know all of the basics of proper hydration, it’s time for a few advanced tips. Will alcohol dehydrate you or can you have a beer after exercise? How about coffee and tea? Will they hinder or enhance performance? How much of these…

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    Hydration – Make Your Own Sports Drink

    A big part of exercise hydration is replenishing the electrolytes you lose through sweat. A good sports drink should contain not only water but also some sodium and other important minerals. Natural performance enhancers like coffee and tea can come in handy too. Read on…

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    Hydration – How to Do It Right

    Dehydration affects your body as well as your brain. When dehydrated, your body has a harder time to control its temperature and you can experience fatigue and reduced motivation. This is especially problematic during exercise but it affects your daily life too. Let’s look at…

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    Hydration – Advice from a Nutritionist with a QUIZ

    Can you trust your thirst or is drinking when thirsty too late? How much water do you need when exercising? What types of sports drinks should you choose? Is coffee and alcohol dehydrating you? Proper hydration strategy can have a big impact on your health…