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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Triathlon

Everything you need for your first Ironman

You enjoy running, regularly sit in the saddle and occasionally jump in the pool – so why not aim for the long-term goal of an Ironman with the intention of reaching the finish line in a maximum of 15 hours?

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Briefly explained: Fat and Carbohydrate Metabolism

Two important terms in endurance sports are fat metabolism and carbohydrate metabolism. They are often confused, however. What is the respective meaning?

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

What is the benefit of the very easy steady run?

People always say that you should regularly integrate very slow runs into your running training. Does it have a training effect if you don’t have to exert yourself?

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Strength Training

Strength training on the bike

Do you love cycling, want more strength in your legs, but don’t feel like lifting weights in the weight room? Then try low cadence for your next bike workout.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Recovery

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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FIT for LIFE Injury Knowledge Base

Aquajogging

Aqua jogging, also known as Deep Water Running is a super winter and injury alternative for runners. One thing to consider is coordination with running workouts.

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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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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Triathlon

Base Training in Triathlon

Base training means so much more than working at the base. But what does that mean and how can it be implemented correctly? Tips from ex-professional triathlete Ronnie Schildknecht.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Nutrition

Nutrition during intense endurance exercise

Performance during a long physical effort is dependent not only on your training regimen, but also on whether or not you eat right.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Winter

And poof – it’s dark

Winter means that many athletes are dealing with shorter days.. Not a happy day for runners, as the short days means that it becomes impossible for many to trot through the woods on picturesque single trails in daylight after work.