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.
If you’ve caught a sore muscle, the happy medium works best: gentle exercise.
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.
Elite endurance athletes regularly do two or more hard training sessions per day. This is not just strength training in addition to a running or cycling session, but sometimes two training sessions in a specific sport. Why do they do this, and could it be beneficial for you too?
What are the appropriate amounts to drink during endurance workouts in the summer and in the heat? The best tips.
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.
In the Tour de France, professional cyclists ride day after day in a 21-stage race, showing incredible stamina and fitness. But stage races are not just for professionals, many are aimed at amateur athletes. Here is an explanation of how you should train for cycling stage races.
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.
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.
Almost every athlete is familiar with back pain. But how do you deal with it? Take a break from training or maybe not?