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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Nutrition

Sport and weight control

Very few people are really aware of how many or, depending on the situation, how few kilocalories we burn every day and how much energy we need in the form of food. Although sport is an essential factor for effective weight control, it is often overestimated in terms of calorie consumption.

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Sun Protection and Sport – 10 Expert Tips

Sports involve prolonged exposure to the sun, especially as summer approaches. How should you behave to avoid burning, and what are the specifics to consider when it comes to sunscreens? We asked Dr. Christian Surber (Doctor of Dermatopharmacology and Hospital Pharmacology) to clarify some aspects regarding sun protection and sport. These are the top 10 things to keep in mind when you go out in the sun.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Swimming

Gliding in Freestyle Swimming

You hear about the “glide phase” again and again. What exactly is it all about? Which swimmers benefit, who is better off leaving it alone?

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

Running: relaxed arm movement is crucial

Stiff muscles in the upper arms on long runs? Tips and tricks for relaxed arm work.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

10 Tips for Better Cycling

Cycling is probably one of the most underestimated sports. A good cyclist with an economical pedaling motion is not a given, but the result of years of training. Even amateur cyclists should be aware of this fact. Here are 10 tips for better cycling.

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Training in the Heat: 5 Important Tips

In the peak of summer it can be impossible to avoid the heat. Even the coldest time of day can be hot. Training in the heat can be uncomfortable but beneficial. Here are 5 of the most important things to consider while training in the heat.

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Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Triathlon

Bike Fit Analysis

A good bike fit analysis is all about setting the athlete up perfectly for their training and/or competition requirements.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running

Mountain Running Training

The most important points about mountain running training and four sample workouts to follow.

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2PEAK Functions Knowledge Base

Planning a Training Camp

In the beginning of summer as training starts to ramp up, you might be planning a training camp. 2PEAK has a special training camp feature to help you get the most out of this time how does planning a training camp work exactly?

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Tips for Your First Altitude Training

Are you embarking on an altitude training camp for the first time or training high above sea level? Keep the following factors in mind to ensure that the training has its desired effect.