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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Nutrition

Principles of a balanced and healthy diet

Most people are familiar with the basic rules of a healthy diet. However many people only partially follow these rules daily. Here are the most important points.

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Training with Multiple Sports

Training a variety of different sports can improve your overall health and individual performance. Incorporating a wider variety of movement patterns in your training is proven to be beneficial, but how exactly should you do this? The 2PEAK multisport function can help optimize your training in multiple sports.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

The long run: what hobby runners should pay attention to

The long run is the foundation of running training for all runners. The fastest runners run their long endurance runs at a quick pace. But only experienced athletes should copy the best; for everyone else, the long run is long and slow.

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Biking Technique

Only when you feel safe on your mountain bike can you enjoy biking. That’s why technical exercises are a crucial factor: you can ride more challenging tours, and in the race you save valuable seconds. The following exercises will help you develop the technical skills to ride safely and confidently.

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What your resting heart rate tells you about your fitness level

Overtraining, stress, infection or cardiac arrhythmia – your resting heart rate can provide the first clues. That’s why it makes sense to understand your resting heart rate.

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2PEAK Smart Training

What is a 2PEAK smart training? Smart Training is meant to help you, to work on your deficits and to get you to your individual, optimal form. Here is how smart trainings work.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Nutrition

Sport and weight control

Very few people are really aware of how many or, depending on the situation, how few kilocalories we burn every day and how much energy we need in the form of food. Although sport is an essential factor for effective weight control, it is often overestimated in terms of calorie consumption.

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Sun Protection and Sport – 10 Expert Tips

Sports involve prolonged exposure to the sun, especially as summer approaches. How should you behave to avoid burning, and what are the specifics to consider when it comes to sunscreens? We asked Dr. Christian Surber (Doctor of Dermatopharmacology and Hospital Pharmacology) to clarify some aspects regarding sun protection and sport. These are the top 10 things to keep in mind when you go out in the sun.

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10 Tips for Better Cycling

Cycling is probably one of the most underestimated sports. A good cyclist with an economical pedaling motion is not a given, but the result of years of training. Even amateur cyclists should be aware of this fact. Here are 10 tips for better cycling.

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Training in the Heat: 5 Important Tips

In the peak of summer it can be impossible to avoid the heat. Even the coldest time of day can be hot. Training in the heat can be uncomfortable but beneficial. Here are 5 of the most important things to consider while training in the heat.