L'hydratation joue un rôle primordial dans les sports d'ultra-endurance. Pour les ultra-sportifs, les besoins sont accrus par la perte d'eau par la sueur. Découvrons comment prévenir la déshydratation et maximiser les performances. Pourquoi les ultra-athlètes ont-ils besoin de s'hydrater ? Le corps a besoin d'eau pour une multitude de raisons et de fonctions.
Pourquoi les électrolytes sont-ils si importants pour les athlètes ? Peuvent-ils réellement contribuer à la performance sportive ? Dans cet article, nous analysons le rôle des électrolytes dans le contexte des sports d'ultra-endurance.
What to eat for carbohydrate loading, how to train your stomach for race day, how many calories to take in per hour, how to manage your caffeine intake? Our professional athletes answer all these questions.
A poor nutrition plan is one of the main reasons of DNF (do not finish) during an ultra endurance race. Therefore nutrition is as important as the physical and mental preparation. We asked our pro athletes their nutrition secrets for ultra distance and here are their answers...
Unsurprisingly, the distribution or ratios of nutrients will affect your body’s functioning and performance. This is because, although all the nutrients are interconnected, the breakdown products of these nutrients have different efficiencies in providing your body energy.
Athletes often hear the 4:1 carbohydrate:protein ratio while looking at sports snacks or meals. This is typically the ratio suggested to maximize endurance performance and can help to recover muscle glycogen stores and muscle rebuilding. If you are curious to understand why, read more to find out!
Are you getting ready to run your marathon? Our Ambassador Dayna Pidhoresky is here with her 3 top tips to help you prep for the big day. Dayna Pidhoresky raced at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic with Team Canada. Se won the 2022 BMO Vancouver Marathon breaking the course record.
Näak's Ultra Energy™ science was developed to meet the specific needs of ultra endurance Athletes. The idea is simple: the ingestion of a few macronutrients such as carbohydrates and electrolytes is not enough after a few hours of effort, you need a complete approach to perform further and longer. A BLEND OF NATURAL IN
Every athlete knows how important nutrients are for both their lifestyle and training program.Protein is a key nutrient that is called a macronutrient because your body needs it in large amounts.Other macronutrients includecarbohydratesandfat.
In this article, we cover functions of protein in the body, the difference between complete and incomplete protein sources and the importance of complete protein for endurance athletes.
An unfortunate part of being an athlete is eventually dealing with injuries or sick days. We know how it feels, and to help you recover from your injuries as quickly as possible, we've put together these 5 nutrition tips to help you recover through injury, or illness.
From your caloric intake, to managing inflammation, find the best way to manage your injury and come back stronger.
Vitamin B12 plays a vital role in helping your body break down nutrients to energize you for your day to day activities or tackling your next training session. Read more about the B Vitamins, sources of Vitamin B12 and the benefits of B12 for endurance Athletes.
We cover the B Vitamins, what is Vitamin B12 and where to find it, signs and consequences of Vitamin B12 deficiency and its benefits for endurance athletes.