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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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What to do about sore muscles?

If you’ve caught a sore muscle, the happy medium works best: gentle exercise.

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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 Running

Running without pain

Running is an extremely efficient sport. But those who “only” run will sooner or later run to their doom. This is how you build a stable running base.

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Performance killer lack of sleep

Sport and sleep are closely linked. That means: For an effective workout, the body needs regeneration through sleep. And vice versa, only if you have slept enough will you have the necessary energy for the next workout.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

Running goals: 10 Potential mistakes

Mistakes in running training can affect fitness and susceptibility to injury. Here are the 10 most common mistakes and tips on how to avoid them.

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Cycling tempo training

Cycling is not quite as easy as it seems. That’s precisely why an increase in speed can be achieved with a few targeted exercises and forms of training.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Swimming

7 key points in swimming

Swimming efficiently is like a jigsaw puzzle; only when each piece is in its proper place is the whole picture correct. We present seven key points and 20 technical exercises for freestyle swimming.