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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Nutrition

Which nutrients do athletes need?

In sports nutrition many half-truths circulate concerning supply recommendations for Vitamin mineral materials. Here is the opinion of nutrition expert Paolo Colombani.

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Knowledge Base XC skiing

Faster Cross-country Skiing

If you want to cross-country ski faster, you have to increase the cadence from time to time during training. We show how.

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Knowledge Base XC skiing

Cross-country Skiing Tips

The most important thing in cross-country skiing is a clever mix of different training contents. This is how you get in shape quickly and efficiently.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

The Optimal Cadence

New scientific studies show that there are individual optimal cadence settings for different riding situations.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

What is the Optimal Tire Pressure

Are there any figures that show the best tire pressure for training and competition on a road bike without getting a flat tire? How hard are the tires of racing bikes inflated?

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Knowledge Base Running

How to Deal with Rolled Ankles

Besides many health-promoting side effects, the running boom also has an impact on accident statistics. Today almost twice as many joggers have accidents as at the turn of the millennium. The ankle joint is the most frequently affected.

Text: Andrew Gonseth

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running Strength Training

Strength Training for Runners

How did professional runner Viktor Röthlin design his strength training? Which muscle groups should marathon runners pay special attention to?

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Neck Pain – What to do about annoying muscle tension?

For many amateur cyclists, The problem is not the competition, but muscle tension in their neck, which makes longer rides torture. Here are the best tips to fight neck problems.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Ten points for a comfortable bike position

Loose and without “sagging”

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Triathlon

Watt Measurement in Cycling and Triathlon

Everyone talks about watts. But what are the figures produced the best riders in big cycling and Ironman races?