KU Leuven monitors fitness of Soudal Quick-Step riders during the Tour

Sports scientists from KU Leuven are attending the Tour de France on the second rest day. They will test the Soudal Quick-Step riders and analyse the physical impact of the efforts exerted over the past few weeks. Using blood and urine samples, they gain insight into how the riders' metabolism adapts during the Tour and which protein fluctuations are or aren't beneficial for sustained performance.
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