Endurance training is widely recognized for its positive effects on health and well-being. Specifically, its effects on the heart, both in terms of heart performance and biological structure, are of particular scientific interest. This article sheds light on the underlying mechanisms and the resulting benefits of regular endurance training on the heart.
Whether for a birthday or Christmas, finding the perfect gift for a close friend or colleague passionate about running, cycling or swimming can be a real challenge. That’s why we thought to lend you a hand with some creative gift ideas that will surely make any endurance athlete’s heart beat faster.
Muscle cramps are painful and often result from muscle overloading or dehydration. However, you can take measures to prevent and relieve these symptoms. Learn how to prevent muscle cramps and stay symptom-free.
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.
The main task of 2PEAK is to optimally adapt your training to your individual needs. But in order to strengthen your personal motivation, we also offer you the possibility to analyse your workouts and to graphically illustrate the training effects. For this reason, we would now like to introduce you to the statistics and analysis page of our app.
Endurance athletes often face the apprehension of losing their hard-earned fitness during training breaks, whether chosen or involuntary. This concern is partly valid, as research suggests that a decline in fitness can occur after approximately two weeks without training. In this article, explore the concept of detraining, discover the factors that accelerate performance loss, and learn effective methods to mitigate its effects.
Summer heat can put a significant strain on our bodies. This is because high temperatures make it harder to achieve training goals and pace targets, as we have to exert more physical effort. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the effects of summer heat on cycling and triathlon performance.
Pre-race anxiety is a widespread feeling among athletes, regardless of experience or sport practiced. The combination of butterflies in the stomach, nervousness and excitement, combined with performance anxiety, usually occurs a few days before the event or at the starting line. There are several ways to manage stress and turn negative agitation into positive energy. Here are seven simple tips.
The racing season for many cyclists and triathletes often coincides with the summer holidays, and a complete break from training is not an option at this time. So how do you maintain your training during the holidays and preserve the hard-won fitness of the previous months? We have put together six tips to answer this question.
There is no progress in training without supercompensation. However, this can only be exploited with the right distance between training stimuli.