The correct nutrition and hydration is vital for peak sports performance. This essential programme examines the nutritional requirements that athletes have to be able to train and compete without disadvantaging their chances or damaging their health through fatigue and dehydration. Athletes, coaches and nutritionists discuss the correct way to structure an eating and hydration plan during training periods and a plan for competition days. Special emphasis is given to carb-loading, electrolyte intake and the correct use of hypotonic and hypertonic hydration and sports drinks
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