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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Winter

Cyclocross as winter training

Cyclocross as winter training is an opportunity for all cyclists. The cyclocross bike develops riding skills that cyclists use across the board. The cyclocross bike is an ideal training tool off the asphalt.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Strength Training

Strength training: free weights vs. machines?

Targeted strength training is crucial in competitive sports, but it also has its place in health and fitness training. Opinions differ on the type of “correct” strength training. Should you use free weights or machines?

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

Track Workouts

Track workouts are uncompromising and beneficial. Despite GPS and other measuring techniques, kilometer times or average speeds outdoors are always a bit tricky because you also have to interpret the terrain. Training on the track is the remedy – it shows crystal clear how one’s own performance is doing.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Mountain Bike versus Road Bike

Mountain bikers would be slower without training on a road bike. For road cyclists, athletes often don’t consider enough the benefits of mountain biking for technical training. About differences and similarities of the disciplines.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Swimming

Faster Freestyle

Tips & sample workouts to help you make quick progress when getting back into the indoor pool.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

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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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Swimming

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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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

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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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Triathlon

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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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

Mountain Running Training

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