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Review 2023

As a look back at 2023, I would like to give a brief summary of my vacation in Croatia this year, where I took part in the Istria300 race there and was able to promote the Istria300 Ladies with its premiere. This year I also had the unpleasant experience of losing my sense of taste …

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Lactate and threshold concepts in performance diagnostics -Lactate part 3

Lactate plays a central role in the energy supply and performance of athletes. Lactate measurement is used, among other things, in sports performance diagnostics. However, the existing concepts of the so-called lactate threshold for monitoring training progress need to be reconsidered. The first two articles on the subject of lactate can be found here: Part1 …

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Oetztal Cyclemarathon 2023

How many kilometers and meters of altitude should you have in your legs for the Ötztal Cycling Marathon since the beginning of the year? The answer to this question must probably be answered individually for each cyclist. Can you finish an Ötztaler without specific training? Is a participation without altitude meters and hard intervals possible …

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Bicycle bottle without plastic?

We cyclists carry them with us on almost every ride: our drinking bottles. Even those who swear by drinks made from glass bottles in everyday life and generally avoid plastics as a waste product usually have a plastic drinking bottle stuck in the bottle cage. Other materials are hardly ever used. Glass is not only …

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Lactate formation rate and performance – Lactate transport and importance of lactate (Lactate Part2)

In the first part of the three-part series on lactate, the formation of lactate was explained. It was explained that lactate is involved in energy production and maintains carbohydrate utilization even at high energy demand. But lactate can do even more. It is a type of signaling molecule and is transported in the body to …

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