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Play-offs Ostend Pirates

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Play-offs Ostend PiratesAfter this Sunday we have secured our place in the play-offs. It is the 4th time in a row the Ostend Pirates can compete for the Belgian Title in the play-offs. As a 2 times semi-finalist and 1 time winner of the Belgian Bowl, I can say this was the hardest run we ever […]

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The secret of plant based sport nutrition in recovery

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The secret of plant based sport nutrition in recoveryEating healthy has always been an issues for top athletes. The last years, vegetarian and vegan nutrition has become more popular among sportsmen. Is this a trend that will simply blow over or is this an important step in our wellbeing? However, it is already clear that […]

Carbohydrates for endurance athletes

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Why endurance athletes need carbohydrates the whole dayYour body needs energy and that energy comes from carbohydrates. Carbohydrates is our most important source of energy. You can even say that they are the fuel for an athlete’s body. That is the reason why they are the basis of every sports nutrition.   Why do athletes […]

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D-Ribose

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D-Ribose in sport supplements What is D-Ribose? D-Ribose is a simple, five-carbon sugar which you can find  naturally in our bodies. Unlike other types of sugar, which quickly burn up, our body preserves this ingredient. In this manner, it can do its job of creating the molecule that energizes our heart, muscles, brain, and every other […]

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Mesquite powder

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Mesquite powder What is Mesquite powder? Mesquite powder is a popular superfood due to its distinct taste and nutritional values. The Mesquite grows in hot, dry and arid areas. The trees grow in the US and South American desert. Furthermore, you can find it in other dry areas such as Australia, Africa and Asia. The Mesquite produces […]