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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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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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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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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.

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Training for Cycling Stage Races

In the Tour de France professional cyclists ride day after day over 21 stages showing incredible endurance and fitness. But stage races aren’t only for professionals. Amateur athletes don’t line up for the Tour de France, but there are many stage 3-7 day stage races geared towards allowing ambitious amateurs to take on the challenge of stage racing. Here is a short explanation of what training for cycling stage races looks like.

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Performance killer lack of sleep

Sport and sleep are closely linked. That means: For an effective workout, the body needs regeneration through sleep. And vice versa, only if you have slept enough will you have the necessary energy for the next workout.

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When is it okay to skip a workout?

When is it okay to skip a workout and when should you tough it out and stick to the plan? Having a training plan and sticking to it is the best way to stay in shape and achieve your goals in endurance sports. However, life and many other things can get in the way of sticking to the plan and sometimes it does make sense to skip a workout.

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Training with back pain: is it possible?

Almost every athlete is familiar with back pain. But how do you deal with it? Take a break from training or maybe not?