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Morning Training for Endurance Athletes: Benefits & Tips

Training in the morning offers numerous benefits for endurance athletes, such as cyclists and runners. Taking advantage of the cooler hours of the day can improve performance and maintain motivation, even during the hottest months of the year. Here’s why morning training is so beneficial and how to motivate yourself to make the most of it.

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Cycling

What are the Average Watts of a Good Cyclist?

With the 2024 Tour de France in full swing, we have the opportunity to closely observe the capabilities of the best cyclists in the world. Among the various parameters that determine a cyclist’s success, power, measured in watts, is one of the most important. But what are the average watts that distinguish an amateur cyclist from a professional? Let’s analyze the power and speed data and see how these influence road performance, with recent examples from the Tour de France stars.

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Sport in the heat: which health risks need to be considered?

High temperatures can be stressful for the body, and in the worst case, they can lead to heat stroke. Therefore, it is essential to plan training sessions wisely and protect yourself as much as possible during competitions.

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Triathlon

Tips for a Perfect Transition in Triathlon

In triathlon, the transition is often referred to as the “fourth discipline” alongside swimming, cycling, and running. This critical phase of the race, divided into T1 (swim-to-bike) and T2 (bike-to-run), can make the difference between a good and an extraordinary performance. A perfect transition is not only about speed but also strategy and precision. Here are some tips to optimize this crucial moment of the race.

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Running

Marathon Preparation: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

The marathon is one of the most challenging races, both physically and mentally. Careful preparation and regular training are essential for achieving good results. However, it’s easy to make mistakes along the way. For this reason, we want to share with you an article highlighting the 7 most common mistakes to avoid when preparing for a marathon.

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Cycling

5 Tips for Safe Downhill Cycling

One of the most exciting experiences of cycling is the feeling of speed and freedom you get when you hurtle down a road on your bike. But downhill rides are more than just adrenaline rushes: they also require technique, practice and risk awareness. Here are five tips for tackling descents with style and safety.

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Cycling Running

The most common injuries among runners and cyclists

Running and cycling are healthy. At least if you don’t overdo it. Excessive or incorrect exertion can also lead to physical problems. We have summarised the most common injuries and provide a few tips for prevention.

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Cycling

How to plan your bike tour: platforms, tips and navigation

The perfect bike tour doesn’t just start when you saddle up, but during the planning stage. The anticipation of discovering a new route can be just as exciting as the tour itself. But where can you find the best tracks? There are numerous sources that can help you discover the ideal route, be it for sporting challenges, relaxed pleasure rides or cultural excursions. Here are some of the best methods and platforms for gathering ideas for your next cycle tour.

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Cycling

Uphill training – Improving uphill cycling performance

Cycling uphill is exhausting. However, with determination and a targeted training strategy, significant physical and mental progress can be achieved. In this article, we highlight the benefits of uphill cycling training, provide tips on how to successfully tackle climbs, and show you how to improve your performance. We also offer practical advice and specific exercises.

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2PEAK Functions

The last three weeks of training before a competition

In this article, we look at the period immediately before a race and show you how we adjust training at 2PEAK during this crucial phase.