Archive - October 2017

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Compression socks – colourful, magic socks?
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Carbohydrate periodisation for improved performance

Compression socks – colourful, magic socks?

Green, yellow, pink or blue: today, compression socks or stockings are available in almost every colour. However, their positive effect on performance is disputed. How much is real and how much is placebo? Good for recovery Although results in scientific studies are varied, one relatively clear common conclusion can be drawn from them: compression socks[…]

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Carbohydrate periodisation for improved performance

Periodisation of carbohydrate intake in endurance sports – a possibility to efficiently enhance performance and to burn fat. Several pieces of a puzzle contribute to your running performance as a whole. When you first start running, progress will come quickly. However, one day you will reach a point when it becomes difficult to set new[…]

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