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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running Winter

Outdoor Training in Inclement Weather

How sensible is it to go running in wet weather conditions and sub-zero temperatures?

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Strength Training Swimming

Strength Training for Amateur Swimmers

Extra training for swimmers: shoulder, chest and arm muscles can be trained well in the weight room. We explain what to look out for during training.

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FIT for LIFE Nutrition

Athletes and Alcohol

Alcoholic beverages are luxury drinks and if consumed in excess can endanger athletic performance or even health.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Nutrition

Sport and Body Weight

Whether an endurance athlete can perform well is also a question of physique and weight. How much more power does a low body weight bring?

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Nutrition

Which nutrients do athletes need?

In sports nutrition many half-truths circulate concerning supply recommendations for Vitamin mineral materials. Here is the opinion of nutrition expert Paolo Colombani.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

The Optimal Cadence

New scientific studies show that there are individual optimal cadence settings for different riding situations.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

What is the Optimal Tire Pressure

Are there any figures that show the best tire pressure for training and competition on a road bike without getting a flat tire? How hard are the tires of racing bikes inflated?

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running Strength Training

Strength Training for Runners from a Pro

How did professional runner Viktor Röthlin design his strength training? Which muscle groups should marathon runners pay special attention to?

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Neck Pain – What to do about annoying muscle tension?

For many amateur cyclists, The problem is not the competition, but muscle tension in their neck, which makes longer rides torture. Here are the best tips to fight neck problems.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

See Five Sources of Neck Stress when Cycling

Here are 5 reasons why your neck may hurt.