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Sudden drop in performance

Although you have consistently followed through with your training program over the last few months, are you in a complete hole and can’t get going again? What to do to get back into the swing of things?

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Gliding in Freestyle Swimming

You hear about the ” glide phase” again and again. What exactly is it all about? Which swimmers benefit, who is better off leaving it alone?

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Running: relaxed arm movement is crucial

Stiff muscles in the upper arms on long runs? Tips and tricks for relaxed arm work.

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Bike Fit Analysis

A good bike fit analysis is all about setting the athlete up perfectly for their training and/or competition requirements

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Mountain Running Training

The most important points about mountain running training and four sample workouts to follow.

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Why we often feel tired and weak

Tired, sluggish and unmotivated – many people often feel exhausted and powerless during the day. A feeling as if the batteries were empty. The reason: energy thieves. They lurk everywhere in everyday life and rob us of our last bit of energy.

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Endurance Run: the Basis of Running Training

The basic endurance run is often always completed in the same way, but still too slow to get faster. Here are some tips for a more variety to improve your training.

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Correct Amount of Recovery

How quickly the various systems in the body recover completely after a workout or competition varies greatly from individual to individual. Here are the factors you need to consider to get the correct amount of recovery in training.

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A Good Warmup is Worth its Weight in Gold

Preparation maximizes performance – this is particularly true when it comes to warming up. But how should you warm up for a high-intensity session?

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Strength Training for Runners

Everyone needs strength, that’s clear. But should you train strength on the machines, with free weights or with your own body weight? An overview of the different options.