Tout le monde connaît cela : il fait froid, le temps est humide et brumeux. Des conditions pas vraiment motivantes pour partir faire un tour en vélo. Est-ce une raison pour laisser tomber l'entraînement ? Pas du tout ! S'entraîner avec un rouleau est l'alternative idéale, car on le faire au sec à n'importe quel moment. Même si de nombreux cyclistes détestent les séances d'entraînement avec le rouleau (on ne bouge pas, l'air est confiné et l'appareil fait un bruit gênant), l'entraînement avec le rouleau est une solution idéale pour préparer la saison de manière optimale.
Pour mieux t'orienter dans ton nouveau sport, il est utile d'en connaître les termes spécifiques.PowerBar t'offre un petit lexique du jargon du triathlon. Ainsi, tu pourras participer aux conversations dès le départ et te consacrer pleinement à ton entraînement.
Pendant le Tour de France, la routine est provisoirement perturbée lorsqu’arrivent les contre-la-montre. La préparation, le déroulement et même le ravitaillement diffèrent considérablement des habitudes, ce qui représente un enjeu énorme pour les coureurs. Le BMC Racing Team, champion mondial de contre-la-montre en 2014 et 2015, nous explique comment se préparer pour relever le défi.
What you do the day before a race can have a big impact on your performance. Professional Triathlete Rachel Joyce gave us a special insight into her day before IRONMAN Texas in May 2015, where she placed 3rd. 
Summertime sees many mountain bikers get in the saddle and attempt to cross the Alps. Being on the road with their bike for several days requires plenty of planning and preparation. We asked Stefan Hermann for some helpful tips and got some information about his alps crossing.
After nine strenuous stages, a day off finally arrives for Tour de France riders. But even on these non-competitive days, putting their feet up isn’t really an option for members of the team, nor for the riders. A short break away it definitely is not! The pros take their bikes out for a low-tempo ride. One difference to the stages though is they get do get to have the odd treat while they are out.
The fourth stage of the Tour de France is the mother of all challenges. As well as sending riders through six sections over precarious cobblestones, it forces them to stick it out for 223.5 kilometres – longer than any other stage on the Tour’s route.
So what do the pros need to remember when performing this kind of strenuous activity, what do they get out of taking on these stages and why do they have to ride over cobblestones anyway? Judith Haudum of the BMC Racing Team reveals all.
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Into the saddle after baguette and red wine may have been the tactic in the old days. But not now. Modern Tour de France riders need a carefully selected nutrition strategy. PowerBar has been collaborating with the Tour de France for more than 10 years. So if you want to find out which tricks of the trade the pros follow when it comes to eating, you'll enjoy reading the following insights.
Winter sport athletes have specific nutritional requirements: Fluid intake for example needs special attention. In our interview with Andreas Birnbacher he shares some valuable information with us on this important topic. The German Biathlete is in the middle of the competitive season, but has nonetheless taken time out for an interview about nutrition with us.
The ironman Hawaii isn’t just extremely challenging physically and psychologically, but also in relation to the management and planning of nutrition. These challenges already begin in the days leading up to the race during the event preparation phase, as eating and drinking in a foreign country requires a well thought out strategy. Climatic conditions such as the extreme heat in Kona make the competition even tougher, and strongly influence the nutritional tactics during the most spectacular long distance event in the world.