ALL OUR NUTRITION ADVICE

ALL OUR NUTRITION ADVICE

Eat well to stay healthy! Fitness and nutrition: discover all our nutrition and sports tips that easily fit into your lifestyle. There is something for every taste and desire!

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How should you prepare for a half marathon?

Running a half marathon not only requires proper training but also a proper diet. In order to run a good time for this event, runners must prepare their bodies so that they are at their peak on the day of the race.

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How should you prepare for a marathon?

The marathon is a race where the level of performance depends primarily on the runner's capacity to expend high levels of energy over a prolonged period of time. In order to run a good time for this event, runners must prepare their bodies so that they are at their peak on the day of the race.

Organic, local, seasonal: how to eat a healthy, balanced diet

Organic, local, seasonal: how to eat a healthy, balanced diet

Organic, local, seasonal: which produce is best for a healthy, balanced diet?

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Sport and self-confidence

To develop a winning mindset, why not start by enjoying yourself? Discover the relationship between sport and self-confidence.

Healthy eating: how to preserve nutrients in food when cooking

Healthy eating: how to preserve nutrients in food when cooking

Temperature, preparation, cooking methods… Here are some practical tips for preserving the nutrients in food when cooking.

Cortisol and sport: we take a closer look at the "stress hormone".

Cortisol and sport: we take a closer look at the "stress hormone".

The so-called "stress hormone" plays an essential role in our bodies, and doing sport can help to regulate it.

Recipe: Quick home-made skyr on a budget

Recipe: Quick home-made skyr on a budget

Are you in the mood for some skyr, but need to stick to a budget? Here's the answer!

Headache during and after sport: is it serious?

Headache during and after sport: is it serious?

Headaches: from chronic migraines to tension headaches, we take a look at an ailment that can disrupt daily life and physical activity.

Can you do sport with aches and pains and how?

Can you do sport with aches and pains and how?

Worried about doing sport when your muscles are already sore? You're right to wonder. I talk about it in this article with a physiotherapist!

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Sports eand exams : tackle your stress

Buried in a deep, dark pit of exam revision? Here are our best sporting tips to help recharge your batteries before the final sprint.

Sports nutrition: our tips on maintaining a balanced diet

Sports nutrition: our tips on maintaining a balanced diet

Depending on the sport you do and your preferences, there are a few things to keep in mind when you're planning your meals.

Is fruit juice good for you?

Is fruit juice good for you?

Is drinking fruit juice good for you? Which juices should you choose and how should you drink them? Read our advice!

Should you take collagen powder? Let's find out!

Should you take collagen powder? Let's find out!

Would you like to try collagen? Whether you're looking after your skin or your joints, find out if this supplement can help you...

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Stretching: why and how to stretch

Everyone can agree: stretching is good for the body and mind! It helps you relax, feel better, and improve your mobility. All you need to know is the best time to do it and how to get started.

Slipped disc: what exercises should you do and avoid?

Slipped disc: what exercises should you do and avoid?

Find out what exercises to do and those to avoid when you have a slipped disc

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Vegan protein smoothie recipe

Try this delicious protein-packed recipe made with vegan protein. It’s quick and easy!

The best movements to do when you have sciatica

The best movements to do when you have sciatica

Gardening? Running? Swimming? Find out what type of movement is best when you have sciatica.

5 exercises to relieve sciatic nerve pain

5 exercises to relieve sciatic nerve pain

Trapped your sciatic nerve?Discover our advice and 5 exercises to relieve the pain.

What's a good breakfast for exercising?

What's a good breakfast for exercising?

Living a healthy lifestyle means not only exercising but also eating well. How can you nourish your body to support your active lifestyle? 

Why have protein for breakfast? | Nutrition

Nutrition | Why have protein for breakfast?

Are you doing a strength training activity and wondering why you need protein for breakfast? Our dietitian gives you the low-down.

HOW TO BULK UP QUICKLY

How to bulk up quickly.

Find out how to gain pounds quickly and get stronger.

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Nutrition | What is creatine? The truths behind the myth.

Today, creatine is one of the most popular food supplements in strength athletics, but it also is one of the least understood. Our partner explains everything you need to know about creatine.

Fruits, vegetables and legumes: your top 15 sources of plant-based protein

Fruits, vegetables and legumes: your top 15 sources of plant-based protein

Plants are an excellent source of protein! Dietician Anne-Laure Laratte has helped us put together a list of the top 15 plant-based sources of protein.

Sports on a vegetarian diet: what's the impact?

Sports on a vegetarian diet: what's the impact?

Are you hesitating to adopt a vegetarian diet because of your sport? We'll discuss it with Anne-Laure Laratte, dietician-nutritionist.

Between Dry and Damp January, Veganuary: January, the month of challenges?

Between Dry and Damp January, Veganuary: January, the month of challenges?

In this article, we take a look at the notorious ""-free" months". Spoiler alert: it doesn't just work in January.

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Get six-pack abs before summer strength training

Too many sports enthusiasts think that getting rock-hard abs can't be all that hard. But in fact, it takes quite a bit of effort to get that washboard look! We'll tell you how to do it.

Snacking: Read on to find out more! 

Snacking: Read on to find out more! 

Fancy a snack? We're not going to stop you! In this article, we're more interested in why and how.

Sports nutrition: what should you eat when it's cold?

Sports nutrition: what should you eat when it's cold?

Autumn, winter? Are you wondering whether your eating habits are adapted to this change of season? Find out from a dietician.

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Nutrition | What are plant-based proteins?

So you do weight training and you'd like to switch to plant proteins or at least cut down on animal proteins? This article discusses all the advantages and disadvantages of plant proteins, where to find them, and their usefulness for weight training.

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Nutrition | Where to find plant-based protein

Did you know that chia seeds are one of the richest sources of plant protein? Become an expert on plant-based protein and check out our list of the foods that have the highest content.

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Nutrition | Protein-rich recipe: Pear and chocolate protein pudding

Looking for lip-smacking recipes that won't mess up your diet? Treat yourself with this pear and chocolate protein pudding. It's the ideal snack for anyone with a sweet tooth.

Sport and coffee: a good or bad combination?

Sport and coffee: a good or bad combination?

There are a lot of questions around drinking coffee and its effect on sports performance. We take a look at the possible benefits and drawbacks.

What are carbohydrates? | The nutrition guide

What are carbohydrates? | The nutrition guide

Friend or enemy? Sugar is both loved and loathed. It's our main source of energy and one of the pillars of our diets. But do you actually know what carbohydrates are?

Afraid of going to the gym: how to overcome your fears.

Afraid of going to the gym: how to overcome your fears.

Do you find the gym a little intimidating? Here are our tips for overcoming your apprehensions and taking to the gym!

Getting a physiotherapist's opinion on strengthening your ankle after a sprain

Getting a physiotherapist's opinion on strengthening your ankle after a sprain

It is vital to strengthen an ankle after spraining it to avoid a recurrence of the same injury. Interview with a physiotherapist on the subject.

A guide to physical exercise for diabetes sufferers

A guide to physical exercise for diabetes sufferers

Living with diabetes and doing physical exercise is possible. Pierre Alexis Garron, an instructor in physical activity for special needs, tells us how.

Exercise and self-acceptance: learning to make peace with your body

Exercise and self-acceptance: learning to make peace with your body

Making peace with your body means accepting your imperfections and showcasing your strengths. Exercise can help you do that.

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Getting healthy: how to calculate your ideal weight

An athletic weight, balanced weight, or reference weight for achieving overall health and a good physical condition: we offer all kinds of practical advice for calculating your ideal, healthy weight!

CAN STARTING SPORTS TREAT ENDOMETRIOSIS?

CAN STARTING SPORTS TREAT ENDOMETRIOSIS?

Endometriosis and exercise: friends or enemies? Good idea: true or false? But how do you start exercise and adapt it to your pain?

What is the cutting phase in weight training?

What is the cutting phase in weight training?

Find out what cutting can do for you, as well as a few traps to avoid if you really want to see the effects. 

When should you take creatine? Here's what a doctor has to say

When should you take creatine? Here's what a doctor has to say

When should you take creatine, and why? Our expert explains when and how creatine monohydrate can help.

Food, diets and by-products: let's talk eating disorders!

Food, diets and by-products: let's talk eating disorders!

What are eating disorders? Understanding them is key to fighting them.

What is visceral fat and how can you get rid of it?

What is visceral fat and how can you get rid of it?

How can we get rid of the visceral fat that's weighing us down? We sort the fact about this invisible enemy from the fiction with the help of a nutritional expert.

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SHOULD YOU CONTINUE TRAINING DURING HOLIDAYS?

Find our advice for training during holidays

HOW CAN YOU GET BACK INTO SHAPE BEFORE THE FESTIVE SEASON?

HOW CAN YOU GET BACK INTO SHAPE BEFORE THE FESTIVE SEASON?

To make the most of the festive season, it's always better to go into it in good shape and not carrying any excess weight. It's all a question of making a few adjustments and mixing things up. Get into some new sporting habits and get back in shape.

5 exercises to treat and relieve shoulder tendonitis

5 exercises to treat and relieve shoulder tendonitis

Did you know that shoulder tendonitis is a type of tendinopathy? Do you know how to treat it? Here are 5 exercises to relieve your shoulders!

How to eat balanced meals during the festive period?

How to eat balanced meals during the festive period

Conseil sport and Appetia help you eat balanced meals over the festive period, letting you treat yourself and fully appreciate each mouthful!

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How to bulk up| Nutrition

Looking to bulk up and increase your muscle mass, but don't know where to start or how to go about it? Don't panic. We can fill you in.

Pre-holiday detox: fact and fiction

Pre-holiday detox: fact and fiction

Pre-holiday detox: good or bad idea?Let's be clear: our metabolism could do without it, really.

Dyspnoea on exertion: a common problem with various causes

Dyspnoea on exertion: a common problem with various causes

Do you feel out of breath at the slightest physical effort? You might be experiencing dyspnoea on exertion.

How can we ensure optimal muscle recovery?

How can we ensure optimal muscle recovery?

After an intense workout, muscle recovery is essential for optimising your performances and maintaining your general well-being.

Calorie deficit: how to restrict your calories safely

Calorie deficit: how to restrict your calories safely

Anne-Laure Laratte, a dietician and nutritionist, reveals the secrets behind creating a calorie deficit and the limits of doing so.

How much do you know about the diaphragm, the muscle that is essential to life?

How much do you know about the diaphragm, the muscle that is essential to life?

The diaphragm is a muscle we don't often talk about, yet it plays an essential role in breathing. Here's everything you need to know about this vital muscle.

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Nutrition | Fasting

Fasting, water fasting, the 16:8 intermittent fasting diet, detox, mono eating, etc. There's nothing new about these methods. They're getting more and more popular. Why?

 Alternatives to carbs: 7 ways to eat less sugar

Alternatives to carbs: 7 ways to eat less sugar

No added sugar. Healthy. With sweeteners. "Anti-sugar" marketing is more and more visible in the supermarket aisles. While sometimes dishonest, at other times it leads us to make much healthier choices. So how can you eat less sugar without being too frugal?

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Nutrition | What does creatine do?

See what creatine does and why it's important for bodybuilding

All about amino acids

All about amino acids

Amino acids are essential for our bodies' metabolic processes, but not many people know much about them. Find out all about the building blocks of our bodies.

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Nutrition | Everything you need to know about protein

What is protein? What is it for? Where can you find it? How can you consume it? Our team reveals all.

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Nutrition | Proteins, how to get the most out of them

There's a lot of talk about proteins in the world of sport. That's because they're beneficial to athletes in so many different ways. Protein is a part of every cell in the body and can be found in lots of different types of food.

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Vegetal proteins: preconceived ideas and tips for eating them properly

“Don't eat too much meat or dairy products.” How to fulfil your protein requirements? We reveal all!

FACIAL YOGA TO FIGHT SKIN AGEING

FACIAL YOGA TO FIGHT SKIN AGEING

Developed in the 1980's, facial yoga is as far from yoga as one could imagine. A sort of facial gymnastics, it is very good against skin ageing, since it allows you to tone your skin by working on a great number of muscles. Follow the guide for skin that is firmer and full of vitality!

Sport and losing weight

What should I eat to lose weight?

People often equate dieting with deprivation. We’ll stop you right there. When we think of losing weight we automatically think of sport, but if you want to push yourself harder over longer workouts, it’s essential to have good eating habits. And you don’t want to be feeling tired or sluggish either.

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TREADMILL RUNNING: HOW TO GET OFF ON THE RIGHT FOOT

It doesn't take long to get the hang of treadmill running. To help you get off on the right foot, our coach gives you his tips on how to train safely and effectively.

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Pre-workout nutrition tips

We strongly advise athletes wishing to complete their training programme, or to simply play a match or attend trials under the best conditions, to follow the different nutritional strategies aiming to minimise water, mineral and energy loss after exercise.

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BENEFITS OF EXERCISING ON THE BODY

Your reason for doing exercise may be to stay in shape, or for the pleasure of it, but do you know about the other ways in which sport benefits your body? Osteopath Caroline Bonnière told me about how exercise can prevent certain aches and pains. It's all about the way using your muscles gives your bones extra density; let's see if I can explain it to you in layman's terms…

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5 EFFECTIVE TIPS TO GET BACK INTO SPORT AFTER SUMMER

It's that time again - time to get back in shape! Let us help you feel great and have fun through Pilates! Let's go!

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How to get organised when you do triathlons

To find time to practise triathlon is not that easy. Follow our advices to get organised for your training and make the most of it!

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ELIMINATING TOXINS

What are toxins? Where do they come from? And most importantly, why should you eliminate them and how can you do it naturally? We'll fill you in.

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What's the best sport to lose that spare tyre?

To fully enjoy the year-end holidays, its best to start the season already fit and light. To do that, a few tweaks and basic rules are in order. Try these tips to stay fit not flabby!

Exercise and weight loss

Lose weight slowly but surely

To get there, move your body a bit AND be careful what you put on your plate. Just a bit, promise! The idea is certainly not to suffer, but to learn good habits...and be patient.

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How should you prepare for a 10 km?

You can run for fun or race over a variety of distances. Whatever your event, diet is very important and mustn't be overlooked. However a diet will not be the same for a 10 km compared to a marathon.

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How to feed yourself during a mid-distance triathlon

Whether you're an amateur or intermediate triathlete, competing in triathlons requires the right nutritional approach. Follow our advices to feed yourself before, during and after the race.

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Triathlon training : planning is paramount

Training in triathlon is not easy as it includes 3 different sports! We help you to organize your time and training.

Postnatal sport: how can you get your fitness back?

Postnatal sport: how can you get your fitness back?

Once baby arrives, your day-to-day life is turned upside down, to say the very least! To get your fitness back and find some balance, I prescribe doing sport...

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Five good reasons for staying motivated,even (and especially) in winter!

Do your motivation levels drop off in the winter? Here are five good reasons for keeping them up all year round.

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MALTODEXTRIN

Do you want to prepare properly for your race and be in the best possible shape on the start line? Remember to eat maltodextrin during the 3 days prior to the race!

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Finding the right fitness activity to keep you motivated

Looking for a way to tone up? Meet new people? Clear your mind or round off your sport training? Cardio fitness is the answer!

FEW MINUTES OF YOGA: BRIGHTEN YOUR LOOK

FEW MINUTES OF YOGA: BRIGHTEN YOUR LOOK

To perform this eyes yoga session, sit in a quiet, relaxing place. Get a yoga mat and wear something comfortable that feels good.

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Sport at lunchtime? Three keys to an efficient day.

More and more of us are making the most of our lunch breaks to do some sport. The goals vary: staying in shape, losing weight, training for something... Getting it in is important, but it’s no reason to sacrifice lunch altogether. Here are the 3 things to do to make the most of it and not fall into that after-lunch lurch...

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR ULTRA-TRAIL

Ultra-trails require extreme physiological, physical and mental capacities. Your nutritional strategy will play a deciding role in your success, and there are several aspects to take into account.

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How and when to hydrate during a cardio fitness workout

Hydration, a key factor in performance and recovery? Before, during, or after a cardio workout? What do you do?

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Weight training and growth | Weight training

See our tips on weight training at a young age.

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Five fat burning foods

Need a little extra push to lose a few more pounds and slim down a bit? Introducing: top five fat-burning foods.

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Cutting or losing weight

Whether you are cutting or losing weight, the objective is the same i.e. it is a period for burning off body fat, i.e. fatBut how can you lose body fat without losing muscle?

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What to eat/drink for a sprint triathlon

Triathlon is a discipline that combines sustained physical exertion with swimming, cycling and, lastly,running.

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Advice: How to recover after exercise

Eating properly before and during exercise is all very well, but correctly managing your recovery is even better!Often ignored, the recovery stage in fact plays an essential role in rehydrating, restocking your energy reserves and muscle recovery. It also aims to get rid of lactic acid.

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Getting into sport for the first time or after a long break... how can you prevent aches and pains?

Today you have decided! It's time to start or get back into sport! As we're sure you know, starting or resuming physical exercise after a long break can result in a few aches and pains.

Is it a good idea to exercise when you're feeling under the weather?

Is it a good idea to exercise when you're feeling under the weather?

Whether you're hooked on sport or a total beginner, sometimes it's not the motivation that lacks… You've fallen ill... now what?

Exercise and eczema: we scratch beneath the surface

Exercise and eczema: we scratch beneath the surface

Eczema is itchy and irritating at the best of times, including when you're exercising. We delve into the topic in this article!

Sport and gut microbiota: What goes on in our belly?

Sport and gut microbiota: What goes on in our belly?

What are microbiota? In this article, discover your belly's secrets and make it your best friend.

"Legs up the wall" pose: is it good for well-being?

"Legs up the wall" pose: is it good for well-being?

What if we could solve all our problems by simply lying down for a few minutes each day with our legs up against a wall? Not convinced?

What's the deal with muscles?

What's the deal with muscles?

No, muscles aren't just a bodybuilder or superhero thing. We'll tell you why in this article.

Cozy cardio: doing soft sport in your pyjamas

Cozy cardio: doing soft sport in your pyjamas

Need some softness in this crazy world? Grab your water bottle, an iced coffee and your favourite pyjamas: let us explain.

exercise: a solution for acne?

exercise: a solution for acne?

"I can't work out, I have acne!" Rest assured, the occasional breakout is no reason to stop exercising. We'll tell you why in this article.

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Why is weight training key to slimming down? | Weight training

Weight training can be really useful when it comes to losing weight. Find out how, and get answers to your questions, in this article!

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SUMMER FOOD PLAN

Want to be guided through your fitness workouts? Find all our tips for getting in shape, pushing your limits and even getting toned. Because with a goal, motivation comes from within. Find our advice for strengthening your abs and helping you get a flat stomach, slimming down and pushing your limits and gently getting stronger.

LEARN TO WEIGH YOURSELF PROPERLY

LEARN TO WEIGH YOURSELF PROPERLY

It's a moment we often dread: stepping onto the scales! Weight gain or piling on the pounds: it's the same routine, but what will the outcome be? Follow this advice to learn how to weigh yourself properly.

Losing weight and gaining muscle

How do you lose weight and build muscle?

In one sense, these two things are contradictory because, when you gain muscle, you tend to also gain weight. That's right: muscle weighs more than fat! Even so, it's possible to get a trim figure by following a few essential rules. Here are the 3 sports commandments.

Q&A I'M EXERCISING BUT STILL GAINING WEIGHT. WHAT TO DO?

Q&A I'M EXERCISING BUT STILL GAINING WEIGHT. WHAT TO DO?

Can exercise make you gain weight? While following a diet, is it possible to gain weight even while exercising? Get the answers to these questions plus helpful advice from your Domyos coach, Julie.

Diet and weight gain in weight training

Diet and weight gain in weight training

Follow tips from a sports nutritionist to adapt your diet for weight gain, and check out our meal ideas.