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About us

Prof. Peter Hespel Scientific director

Peter Hespel is a professor in exercise physiology at KU Leuven. His primary research interests are regulation of muscle energy metabolism by exercise training and nutrition, exercise performance in extreme environments such as altitude and heat, and performance testing in elite athletes. He has extensive experience as a physiological and nutritional coach in athletes and is involved in training of elite cyclists and triathletes.

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Joris Verreydt Bikefitting - Testing & training

Joris Verreydt is a Master in physical therapy with specific expertise in sports injury rehabilitation and manual therapy. Along his prehistory as a competitive cyclist, he has developed to being an expert in cycling performance, including specific exercise testing and training planning, as well as race and time-trial bike positioning. Furthermore, he designs core stability training programs for athletes in various sports disciplines.

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Nicolas Paraskevopulos Sport Nutritionist and Dietitian

Nicolas Paraskevopulos is a master in nutrition and health sciences specialized in understanding molecular-level interactions between exercise, nutrients and genes. He’s also a registered dietitian with a specific interest in sport nutrition. He’s working as a sports nutritionist at KU Leuven, where he gives science-based nutrition advice aimed at improving exercise performance and body composition. He works with both recreational and elite athletes in a wide variety of individual and team sports.

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Katelijne Mas Operations Coordinator
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Wilem Geuns Testing & training

Willem Geuns is a Master in Physical Education with a specific interest in training and coaching of endurance athletes with expertise in the field of endurance training, including specific testing and training advice.

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Jens Van Beylen Testing & training

Jens Van Beylen is a Master in Physical Education with a specific interest in training and coaching of cyclists. As a coach A in cycling, he guides promising riders and proposes training programs for recreational athletes with their specific purpose. He also has particular expertise in optimizing performance in heat and altitude.

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Hendrik Bollen Testing & training - Bikefitting

Hendrik Bollen is a Master in physical therapy with specific expertise in sports rehabilitation and manual therapy. With his profound interest in endurance sports, he developed himself as an expert on training, testing and positioning.

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