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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

How athletes interpret their body’s signals

Training in pain is a part of life for many athletes. How can and should an athlete recognize and assess pain?

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Competition Knowledge Base

Relationship with Age and Race Performance

People participating in endurance sports tend to be older but what relationship does age have on race performance for these athletes? The peak age for endurance athletes is later than most people think and a new study shows what happens to your race speed after your peak years.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Correct Amount of Recovery

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.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

A Good Warmup is Worth its Weight in Gold

Preparation maximizes performance – this is particularly true when it comes to warming up. But how should you warm up for a high-intensity session?

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Knowledge Base Strength Training

Strength Training for Runners

Everyone needs strength, that’s clear. But should you train strength on the machines, with free weights or with your own body weight? An overview of the different options.

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2PEAK Functions Knowledge Base

Explanation of Training Zones

What is Zone 2, Zone 5 and what is the difference? Training based on your individual training zones can be confusing due to all the terminology and different definitions of what exactly each zone means. Here is an explanation of training zones in 2PEAK and why they are important in training.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Cycling in Spring

Spring is time to get back to cycling. Warmer temperatures are an invitation to go on long rides, preferably with a lot of elevation gain. Here are the best tips.
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2PEAK Functions Knowledge Base Running Triathlon

Automatic Running Training Zones

2PEAK now has a new feature to automatically adjust your running training zones. Whether you train by speed, heart rate, or some other metric your training zones are individual to you and constantly changing based on your fitness. Now 2PEAK can automatically adjust your training zones based on your personal training.

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Cycling Knowledge Base Triathlon

Do’s & Don’ts for Indoor Cycling Platforms

Indoor cycling and game platforms like Zwift come hand in hand these days. It makes training more fun and can be a valuable tool for all kinds of cyclists. They even have programed workouts and “plans” to increase FTP etc. Here we explain how to best use these platforms in training.

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2PEAK Functions Knowledge Base Nutrition

2PEAK Nutrition Plan Guide

The 2PEAK nutrition plan shows you the ideal amount and composition of your meals in the daily view of the calendar. Input variables for the planning are your typical meal times, your base energy metabolic rate, which 2PEAK calculates based on your information, and the additional energy metabolic rate due to the planned training sessions. The 2PEAK approach lets you recover faster from training stress, making you more efficient for the next workout and keeps you properly balanced.