Following the triumph of “functional training” in the fitness scene, the term has once again become a topic of conversation, not least due to the Corona pandemic. But what does “functional training” mean – and what can endurance athletes learn from it?
How much should you drink during the race? When are carbohydrates in the drink useful? And which additives in the sports drink are useful or counterproductive?
With the longer days, typical springtime fatigue often makes itself felt from mid-March to mid-April.
Professional cyclists in the peloton of major races seem to have such a smooth pedal stroke. Ambitious amateurs often ask themselves if this is the secret to their success and if so how can you improve your pedalling technique? Training your pedalling technique might allow you to produce more power, but the answer is more complicated than that.
Proteins are necessary for very many tasks in the body and have a great importance for all athletes.
Many endurance athletes today logically try to achieve more effective and economical breathing and an increase in the maximum respiratory minute volume (the amount of air exhaled and inhaled in one minute) by improving their breathing technique.
Whether it is illness, injury or just a break from training, every athlete, no matter how committed, is sometimes forced to take time out from training. A temporary load reduction is sometimes necessary. What do you do when you have to take a break and how does that affect your training?
Everyone who wants to improve their performance in sports needs to track and analyse the work they do. The question is, what is the best way to do this? In 2PEAK one valuable tool can be to use sections to track and analyse performance.
Always at winter time, the topic of vitamin D is hotly discussed. Vitamin D for athletes is especially a topic for discussion. What you should know about vitamin D.
Your main races are the most important thing to determine what your training should be. Training and preparation races all lead to your main event. We show you how to plan your season and what a difference good planning makes.