2015 ICF World Championships Slalom
 
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K1M
CZ J. PRSKAVEC
PL M. POLACZYK
US M. SMOLEN
K1W
CZ K. KUDEJOVA
DE R. FUNK
DE M. PFEIFER
C1M
GB D. FLORENCE
SI B. SAVSEK
GB R. WESTLEY
C1W
AU J. FOX
CZ K. HOSKOVA
ES N. VILARRUBLA
C2
DE ANTON/BENZIEN
FR PICCO/BISO
FR KLAUSS/PECHE

Canoe Slalom

Training

Simple nutrition tips and tricks

Diet. It’s all rather confusing isn’t it? There’s so much conflicting advice out there. High carb or low carb? Red meat or no red meat? Gluten or gluten free? To a large extent it depends on your personal goals, whether you’re an avid athlete training for greatness or someone who just want to keep healthy.

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Fluid - Who Needs It?

By drinking regularly during exercise, athletes can prevent declines in concentration and skill level, improve perceived exertion, prevent excessive elevations in heart rate and body temperature and improve performance.

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Training for the Olympics, is it worth it?

I had a close friend ask me the other day – “Is it worth it?” I knew immediately what she was referring to even though she didn’t define it. She was asking, was it worth training for the Olympics even though you didn’t make it.

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What extra sport do you do during winter?

If you train in areas with year-round snow cover, you shouldn’t miss cross-country skiing out of your training plan. It doesn’t matter whether you use a classic or skate technique, or whether you are beginner or advanced skier, cross-country skiing has many health benefits which definitely improve your paddling skills.

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Is this how a training session looks like in 2020?

“Ok, your drone is linked up, let’s start the session now”. Hearing his coach’s voice, the slalom paddler takes smooth powerful strokes away from the bank, not paying any attention to the tiny battery-powered drone that buzzes 5 metres above his head.

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10 Physical Habits of the Best (Female) Athletes

In my capacity as a Peak Performance Coach, I have had the great pleasure to work with some of the world’s top female athletes. Some of the athletes I coach are world champions, some are college scholarship athletes and some are high school phenoms-in-the-making.

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What does a good coach do?

My own view is that a good coach is primarily motivated by seeing someone else improve, they are creative and passionate about making this happen, and they build a trusting relationship.

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