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Periodization in training

Periodization in training is the key to take you to the next level. Regardless of if your goal is just to stay healthy or to win a world championship, some type of periodized training plan will help you reach this goal. Here we look at what is periodization and how you should use it for your training.

FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

Running goals: 10 Potential mistakes

Mistakes in running training can affect fitness and susceptibility to injury. Here are the 10 most common mistakes and tips on how to avoid them.

Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Cycling tempo training

Cycling is not quite as easy as it seems. That’s precisely why an increase in speed can be achieved with a few targeted exercises and forms of training.

FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Swimming

7 key points in swimming

Swimming efficiently is like a jigsaw puzzle; only when each piece is in its proper place is the whole picture correct. We present seven key points and 20 technical exercises for freestyle swimming.

Cycling Knowledge Base Strength Training

Strength Training for Cyclists and Triathletes

Strength training is an excellent complement to endurance sports. Cyclists and triathletes now recognise that it is a fundamental part of training. Here we explain how to set up an effective strength training programme for cyclists and triathletes.

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Signs of Overtraining

Normal people need to do a lot of training to take on the challenges in endurance sport. But many endurance athletes often go from a lot to too much and end up with injuries or bad results. How can you recognise the signs of overtraining and avoid them before they happen?

2PEAK Functions Knowledge Base

19 Years of 2PEAK

2PEAK was the first online training program developed to be personal and dynamically adapt to your needs after each training session. Through the years 2PEAK has developed further and is still the best dynamic training plan system. Here is a bit of how 2PEAK has developed in the last 19 years.

FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

What clothing protects against sunburn?

Effective sun protection is essential for endurance athletes. But how safe are sports clothes?

FIT for LIFE Nutrition

Nutrition for Recovery

The foundation of successful training is a well-balanced combination of stress and recovery. Both can be influenced by nutrition.

Cycling Knowledge Base

Find the Correct Saddle Height

Seat height is one of the most important things impacting your bicycle fit and efficiency. It is best to have your bike fit professionally measured, but if that is not an option for you, how can you find the correct saddle height?