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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Nutrition

Principles of a balanced and healthy diet

Most people are familiar with the basic rules of a healthy diet. However many people only partially follow these rules daily. Here are the most important points.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

The long run: what hobby runners should pay attention to

The long run is the foundation of running training for all runners. The fastest runners run their long endurance runs at a quick pace. But only experienced athletes should copy the best; for everyone else, the long run is long and slow.

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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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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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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Biking Technique

Only when you feel safe on your mountain bike can you enjoy biking. That’s why technical exercises are a crucial factor: you can ride more challenging tours, and in the race you save valuable seconds. The following exercises will help you develop the technical skills to ride safely and confidently.

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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 Nutrition

Sport and weight control

Very few people are really aware of how many or, depending on the situation, how few kilocalories we burn every day and how much energy we need in the form of food. Although sport is an essential factor for effective weight control, it is often overestimated in terms of calorie consumption.

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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.