The accumulation of metabolites and other exercise waste products such as hydrogens (H+, which are produced together with lactate) is a limiting factor of performance, especially during high-intensity exercise (also
Endurance athletes have a higher tendency to develop both iron depletion and deficiency, which over time can cause anemia and impair training capacities while demonstrating a reduction in performance. Ingesting
During a period of weight loss it is very common to lose muscle mass as well as fat. Preserving muscle mass during a period of calorie restriction is essential to maintain people's ability to function.
Promoting recovery after training is essential for the improvement of performance. Accelerating recovery processes enables to increase training loads in subsequent sessions, and might therefore facilitate greater adaptations. Moreover, shorter
Traditionally it was considered necessary emptying glycogen storage by diet and training manipulations to subsequently increase the intake of CHO in the days before competition, but recent studies suggest that
(Español) Las pruebas de Ironman suponen un esfuerzo extremo para los triatletas. El estrés fisiológico y las demandas energéticas dependen del nivel de los deportistas, variando dramáticamente según el perfil de éstos.