La Vuelta: three weeks of Spanish passion.

Vuelta a España, the final grand tour of the season, is held between August and September, marking the end of the holidays and the end of summer. In terms of notoriety, it lies in third place behind the Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia. The...

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Germano Raddi: my story of love and triathlon.

Faced with a more or less important tragedy, each of us has his personal reaction. There are those who fall into the deepest distress and those who, like me, had another kind of reaction. That morning I was doing what I loved the most. It seemed like...

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Massages and Cycling: needs or vice?

In cycling, and more generally during sports, we are prone to accumulate toxins and muscle stiffness. Depending on the activity performed, we subject our muscles to different functional demands, more or less violent and lasting efforts, but all inevitably translate into problems for the body. Our...

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Which is the role of music in sport?

Which is the role of music in sport? How much a performance can be affected? Music intensifies energies, motivates concentration on the intended goal, and at the same time relaxes; in its own way it ensures that the tension does not take over. A simple pair...

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Behind the scenes vol.2 – Trek Segafredo Nutritionist interview

Fuelling the track powerhouse to ensure adequate nutrition to prevent injury? Check. Managing a dramatic weight reduction to allow the most efficient deployment of that same power on the vertiginous slopes of the Alps and Pyrenees? Check. We have met Trek-Segafredo Nutritionist Stephanie Scheirlynck to discover more...

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Why are you bothering?

Surely if you practice sports at any time of the day, in any weather condition, you may have heard yourself asking this question. It's 7 am, the alarm has just sounded. I turn in the bed, a ray of sunlight filters through the window and peeks...

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Herman Buhl, a descent all uphill

Where does the climb end? When I was little I was so frail that at the orphanage they almost didn't let me out for fear that I would get sick. So one day with a pair of shoes and the clothesline I ran to the...

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What pro cyclists do on a GT rest day?

Cycling? Sleeping? Watching TV? How is the typical rest day of a pro rider during a GT? The first important difference compared to the other race days is that the alarm in the morning is finally free. The rest day is dedicated to a relaxing workout,...

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