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Appropriate management of one's weight throughout the sports season is key to performance. Indeed, gaining weight is a limiting factor of performance and athletes are very careful about this. In addition, some sports may require body weight adaptation to meet an objective. The diet is another determining factor of sports performance, just like training and recovery.

Magnesium is an essential mineral for proper body function and to maintain good vitality. Exercise may increase the needs in magnesium, making it a essential component of the athlete's diet. Let's take a closer look at this mineral: its role, recommended intake and where to find it.

Achilles tendon rupture may affect people of any age, during any type of sport. It mostly occurs during activities requiring a propulsion that creates sudden and fatal tension of the tendon.

Cycling creates muscular strains related to the intensity and duration of practice. Since it is an outdoor sport, the exercise tolerance and energy expenditures will depend on the weather conditions, and the strength and direction of the wind.
A good, well-fitted bike may, of course, reduce certain strains, but as you pile on kilometres, they will certainly come back at some point!
Muscular stiffness is common and massages are a wonderful non-medical response to muscle pains.

Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
Vitamin C is not stored by the body and regular intake is therefore necessary. Be careful, this vitamin is highly sensitive to light, air and heat.

Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
Vitamin B12 is part of the water-soluble vitamins, meaning that it dissolves in water. It is stored in the liver and the body has a significant reserve of it.

Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
Vitamin B9 is part of the water-soluble vitamins, meaning that it dissolves in water. It is important because it is involved in cell growth and in cardiovascular disease prevention.

Vitamins are essential to proper body function. They are involved at low concentrations in many vital processes.
Vitamin B6 is part of the water-soluble vitamins, meaning that it dissolves in water. It is combined with magnesium, the action of which it enhances.

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