When the body loses too much sodium during exertion, it can be detrimental to your performance. Vitfor Future Champion, Danni Khan, was back in the lab for testing ahead of the 2020 season, and this time she underwent a simple sweat test to analyse and address her hydration requirements.
Whilst many of us would see Couch to 5k as challenge enough, having come that far, Matt Gibson, decided to add a few zeros to the goal. Now, after countless marathons, ultra-marathons, triathlons, epic bike rides and even a World Record or two, Matt reflects on his five year journey through the world of endurance sports.
New friends, new routes, new kit, great advice and schooling in group etiquette are all good reasons to continue cycling with your club. But, if you really want to know what you're capable of, it could be holding you back. Here are 5 reasons to start your own structured training plan.
As the 2019 season draws to a close, we catch up with our Vitfor Future Champions athletes to find out how this innovative program has helped them achieve their cycling goals.
The concept of low carbohydrate training is hardly new and has been shown to support the maximising of your training adaptations. But, how do you best incorporate it into your training? Here are our top tips for low carb training from Vitfor Performance Nutritionist, David Starr.
Injuries that get in the way of training can be a pain at the best of times. But how should you approach training with an injury if you're about to tackle an important event? Find out how Team Vitfor OTE athlete is coping with her injury on the road to the Kona 2019 Ironman World Championships.
Success for Vitfor Future Champions athlete, Danielle Khan, as she signs for pro team.
Danni Khan is an athlete on a mission. The first rider to be accepted onto Vitfor's Future Champions project, she's determined to make it onto the pro world tour team.
Vitfor's Future Champions project is aimed at supporting up-and-coming young riders to make it to the top of their sport. Find out more about this unique program and how to apply for the 2020 season.
Pro triathlete, Nikki Bartlett, recommends physiological testing for anyone who takes improving their performance seriously. Here, she explains how her Vitfor VO2 Max test changed her training program.