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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running Strength Training Winter

7 reasons to Run on a Treadmill

Not everyone enjoys indoor training, even though treadmill running has many advantages. Here are 7 reasons to run indoors during the colder months.

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Knowledge Base Triathlon

Pronation for triathletes

If pronation is excessive, you run the risk of experiencing pain in your feet, knees or spine. You can prevent this problem with the right shoes.

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Spiroergometry and the different Measurements

What is spiroergometry and what is it used for?

This method of measurement helps to answer the following questions:

  • Where do I stand?
  • What are my deficits/talents?
  • What are my training zones (heart rate/watt)?
  • How do I have to adapt my training if necessary?
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Knowledge Base Nutrition

Fasting training and weight loss: Truths and Myths

Training on an empty stomach is often presented as a miracle cure for losing weight and increasing performance. But exercise on an empty stomach can only be effective if you do it the right way. Above all, you need to know your optimal intensity range. Many people exercise at too high an intensity. This training method is only moderately effective for losing fat deposits.

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2PEAK Functions Knowledge Base

Affiliate insurance of 2PEAK – Discount on your UNLIMITED Subscription

Quevita AG, as the developer of 2PEAK, is the first online fitness company to be certified by QualiCert according to the Online-Safe standard. This means that users living in Switzerland can pay part of the subscription through their supplementary insurance. Normally up to 50 % of the costs are covered. Cost sharing by insurance companies only covers the UNLIMITED subscription.

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Knowledge Base Triathlon

How to benefit from Performance Diagnostics

Many triathletes and athletes regularly take performance tests, because performance diagnostics is the basis for individually targeted and effective training. Personal peak performances can be planned in the short and long term as the current performance status can be determined through the sports medical analysis. Repeated testing also provides valuable knowledge about performance development.

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How to plan your season with 2PEAK

2PEAK will always plan an optimal and dynamic training structure according to your needs. But by planning training days and races intelligently, you will support 2PEAK’s optimization efforts.

In order to schedule and execute training sessions in the most effective way, you must first set a goal. Defining a main race, along with preparation and training races, is the key for successful season planning. In this article we explain why and how to do it optimally on 2PEAK.

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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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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

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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Knowledge Base Recovery

5 Ways to Speed Up Recovery

Training and getting better at sports is simply a matter of stimulating and even damaging muscles and then recovering. It is during recovery that you actually improve. So the natural question is: are there any ways to speed up recovery? Recovering will take time no matter what, but here are a few things you can do to maximize your recovery.