Nutrition & hydration guide

Preparation, effort management and recovery are strategic periods for success in your activity. Check out our selection of guides here for managing your hydration and nutrition.

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Sport is a well-known factor of health protection when done safely and without pushing your physiological boundaries

Minerals are essential to the body. Mineral intake is a factor of good health. A balanced diet usually cater for the athlete's needs, however, certain adjustments may be necessary in specific circumstances, such as intensive sports, specific conditions, or insufficient sunlight...

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Iron is a mineral that helps the blood transport oxygen, an important point for athletes.

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Sodium is important for endurance athletes, but intakes are too often higher than the needs, particularly in persons who eat ready meals and many industrial foods.

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Zinc is an essential trace element of our body. It plays a significant role in cell multiplication.

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Potassium is the main intracellular mineral as opposed to sodium, the main extracellular mineral.

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Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. It accounts for approximately 1.8% of the body weight, knowing that 99% of calcium is found in the skeleton and teeth.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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