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The Science of Getting Faster - Ketones and Recovery

Science of Getting Faster: Ketones and Recovery

Exogenous ketone esters are a hot topic in cycling. In our second conversation with Dr. Chiel Poffe, we learn about his research into using ketone esters to benefit recovery from high-volume training.


The Science of Getting Faster: Bicarbonate and Ketones

Science of Getting Faster: Bicarbonate and Ketones

If you’ve been paying attention to professional cycling over the last few seasons, you’ve probably heard talk of ketone esters. Can this substance improve performance? And if so, how?


Science of Getting Faster: Recovery and Carbohydrate Intake

We know that the quantity of carbohydrates ingested after exercise impacts the replenishment of glycogen stores, but what about the type of carbohydrates ingested? Does ingesting glucose and fructose, as opposed to just glucose, impact subsequent endurance performance?


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Science of Getting Faster: Heat Training and Endurance Performance

Heat adversely affects the body’s ability to do work, but strategic utilization of heat in a training regimen can facilitate performance increases. Dr. Chris Minson, one of the leading experts and researchers on this topic, explains how heat training can improve your performance and offers tips on how to prepare for events in hot conditions.



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