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Cycling

Buying a New Bike: 6 Things to Consider

Given the wide range of options available on the market and the constant development of materials, buying a new bike can be complex for both beginners and experienced cyclists. Here are 6 factors to carefully consider before making a decision.

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Cycling

The Bike Chain: Guide to the Art of Maintenance

The bike chain, although small and often overlooked, plays a crucial role in the performance and efficiency of your bike. A well-maintained chain can make the difference between a smooth, efficient ride and a tiring struggle. For cyclists who want to get the most out of their equipment, expert bike chain maintenance is therefore essential.

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Cycling Recovery Running Swimming

Back on Track: 5 Tips for Resuming Training after Sickness

Engaging in sports such as cycling, triathlon, and running is an excellent way to maintain both physical and mental health. But what should athletes do when illness forces them to interrupt their regular training routine? Returning to physical activity after a period of illness requires attention and a gradual approach to ensure the well-being of the body. Here are five useful tips for safely resuming training.

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Cycling Triathlon

Effective Season Planning in Cycling and Triathlon: 6 Key Points

Cycling and triathlon are fascinating and demanding disciplines that require careful strategic planning to improve athletic performance. For this reason, we have gathered six key points to consider to successfully plan your cycling and triathlon season.

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Find your Main Competition & Align the Training Accordingly

Planning your competition season early is more than just an organizational step – a large part of your training year will depend on deciding which competitions you want to compete in. Here you can learn how to find the right target competition and align your training accordingly.

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Cycling Running Swimming Triathlon

Winter Clothing for Endurance Athletes

Winter can be a challenge for endurance athletes. However, with the right gear, you can continue to train outdoors safely, effectively, and “warmly”. In this article, we will look at clothing strategies for runners, cyclists, and triathletes during the winter season, so that fitness goals are not compromised by the temperatures.

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Cycling Nutrition Running Triathlon

Tips for Maintaining Fitness and Weight during the Holiday Season

During the holidays, discipline in achieving and maintaining fitness goals is often put to the test. The abundant offering of delicious treats and festive temptations poses a challenge for most of us. Those who manage to find a good balance between indulgence and maintaining a healthy training routine during this time will benefit in the long term.

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Cycling Recovery Running Strength Training Swimming Triathlon

Plateau Effect: 7 Ways to Overcome Training Stagnation in Endurance Sports

You train constantly, follow your training plan and maintain a healthy lifestyle, but suddenly you feel like you are no longer progressing in your running, cycling or triathlon training. This situation can be frustrating, but this is a natural phenomenon in the world of sports. All endurance athletes, from beginners to professionals, experience sooner or later a phase of stagnation in their training, also known as the ‘Plateau Effect’. Here are seven effective strategies to overcome this annoying stall in your performance.

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Cycling Running Swimming Triathlon

5 Tips for Training Transition from Summer to Autumn

September marks the transition from summer to autumn, a critical phase for triathletes, cyclists and runners preparing for fall competitions. This phase often coincides with the peak of fitness before the target competition. In this article, we provide five valuable tips on how endurance athletes can best cope with this seasonal transition in their training.

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Cycling Knowledge Base Running

Sun protection and Outdoor sports: 10 Expert Tips

Running and cycling often involve prolonged exposure to the sun, especially in summer. But what is the best way to protect yourself from direct sunlight? In an interview with Prof. Dr. Christian Surber, we had the opportunity to clarify a few points on the subject of sun protection and exercise.