Caffeine is one of the most consumed substances in the world for its taste, but also for its effects on our organism. It can be found in many products but it is mainly consumed through coffee, a beverage that can be found in almost every restaurant, bar and kitchen. Known for its stimulating effects, caffeine is widely used in the field of sport.
Nutrition plays a crucial role in progression and athletic performance. But the perfect diet doesn’t exist. Everyone is different, and therefore our needs vary according to many factors: age, gender, metabolism, physical activity (time, type, intensity...), objectives, and so on. The fundamental point is to balance intakes with energy expenditure. Strategies can be developed to try and get the most out of our diet (distribution of nutrients, timing, quantity...)
Bart Rolet is an elite triathlete who finished 3 times in less than 10 hours at the World IRONMAN Championship in Hawaii and was third Quebecois during his last participation in 2015. Bart is also known to be the head coach of Bart Coaching. Over the past five years, Bart has led more than 200 triathletes toward their goals, from sprint to full IRONMAN distance.
As we all know, it is important to hydrate during a prolonged physical effort. Besides, you've probably heard about and the fluid and electrolyte balance. But do you know what they really are and what they are used for?