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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Triathlon

Everything you need for your first Ironman

You enjoy running, regularly sit in the saddle and occasionally jump in the pool – so why not aim for the long-term goal of an Ironman with the intention of reaching the finish line in a maximum of 15 hours?

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Briefly explained: Fat and Carbohydrate Metabolism

Two important terms in endurance sports are fat metabolism and carbohydrate metabolism. They are often confused, however. What is the respective meaning?

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5 Ways to Speed Up Recovery

Training and getting better at sports is simply a matter of stimulating and even damaging muscles and then recovering. It is during recovery that you actually improve. So the natural question is: are there any ways to speed up recovery? Recovering will take time no matter what, but here are a few things you can do to maximize your recovery.

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What to do about sore muscles?

If you’ve caught a sore muscle, the happy medium works best: gentle exercise.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

What is the benefit of the very easy steady run?

People always say that you should regularly integrate very slow runs into your running training. Does it have a training effect if you don’t have to exert yourself?

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Strength Training

Strength training on the bike

Do you love cycling, want more strength in your legs, but don’t feel like lifting weights in the weight room? Then try low cadence for your next bike workout.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

Running without pain

Running is an extremely efficient sport. But those who “only” run will sooner or later run to their doom. This is how you build a stable running base.

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Training multiple times a day

Elite endurance athletes are regularly doing two or more hard training sessions per day. Not just strength training in addition to a session focused on running or cycling but sometimes two workouts in one specific sport. Why do they do this and is it something that could benefit you?

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Knowledge Base Nutrition

Drinking tips for summer

What are the appropriate amounts to drink during endurance workouts in the summer and in the heat? The best tips.

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Cycling Knowledge Base

Benefits and tips for bikepacking

What better way to spend some vacation days then long hours in the saddle discovering new terrain? Bikepacking is an ecofriendly vacation that will bring you massive fitness gains alongside an unforgettable experience. Here we summarize some of the biggest benefits and share some tips for your next bikepacking trip.