Training in pain is a part of life for many athletes. How can and should an athlete recognize and assess pain?
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.
Preparation maximizes performance – this is particularly true when it comes to warming up. But how should you warm up for a high-intensity session?
Whether and how stretching has a positive effect on athletes is controversially discussed. The Benefits of stretching are unclear. Sports physician Roberto Llano* explains the most important points.
Sprints at the maximum performance limit are no walk in the park. But the effect is eye-catching: With high-intensity interval training, endurance athletes can not only become faster, but also increase their endurance.
These exercises will help cross-country skiers not only to go longer, but also smoother and faster in the short term.
Ski tours offer endurance athletes perfect basic endurance training. While the cardiovascular system is challenged uphill, the muscles are put to the test downhill.
Do you benefit from the drafting off a group at an Ironman even if you stay 10 meters away from other riders?
Are there any rules for shifting gears at the right moment and riding in the right gear on a road bike?