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Training Your Brain to Win: The Psychology Behind Peak Performance

Peak performance isn’t just about getting your body in the right place; it’s about training your mind as well. And getting your brain in shape to help you perform your best can be just as hard as those long hours on the bike.

Many elite athletes pay just as much attention to the psychology behind...

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BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace presents team line up for 2016!

2016: start of a new chapter for the international professional triathlon team;

  • Team launches new name from 2016 onwards: “BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace”,
  • 8 athletes confirmed,
  • David McNamee is a new face in the team,
  • Kick-off of the new 4 year plan with ultimate goal to win World...
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How are my hydration needs different in the winter vs summer?

Many athletes are surprised to learn that their sweat rate does not change just because the temperature drops. The sweat rate is also determined by numerous factors, including fitness level, pace and acclimatization. Athletes are just as likely to become dehydrated during winter workouts as they...

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Ironman Champion Liz Blatchford on her 7 Keys to Successful Performance

“What is the key to your success?” someone recently asked me. Hmm, have you got all day? I thought. There is so much that has gone into building myself as an athlete at this point in my career. I did my first Triathlon at 14 years old and am now 35, so there has been years of training, racing,...

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The nutrition strategy of Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team for the Ironman Hawaii

Tomorrow is THE day for everyone who is interested in triathlons, the Ironman in Hawaii. As Etixx fuels the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team we are following the Ironman as good and as much as possible.

Bart Verhaeghe, president of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team, indicates: “Last year’s...