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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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Knowledge Base Strength Training

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.

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Cycling in Spring

Spring is time to get back to cycling. Warmer temperatures are an invitation to go on long rides, preferably with a lot of elevation gain. Here are the best tips.
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Knowledge Base Running

Too High Running Cadence?

How to find the optimal stride rate?

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What are the benefits of stretching?

Whether and how stretching has a positive effect on athletes is controversially discussed. The Benefits of stretching are unclear. Sports physician Roberto Llano* explains the most important points.

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High Intensity Interval Training

Sprints at the maximum performance limit are no walk in the park. But the effect is eye-catching: With high-intensity interval training, endurance athletes can not only become faster, but also increase their endurance.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base XC skiing

Warming up and stretching before cross-country skiing

These exercises will help cross-country skiers not only to go longer, but also smoother and faster in the short term.

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Ski Touring as a Base Training

Ski tours offer endurance athletes perfect basic endurance training. While the cardiovascular system is challenged uphill, the muscles are put to the test downhill

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Drafting Benefit with 10 Meters of Separation

Do you benefit from the drafting off a group at an Ironman even if you stay 10 meters away from other riders?