Elite endurance athletes are regularly doing two or more hard training sessions per day. Not just strength training in addition to a session focused on running or cycling but sometimes two workouts in one specific sport. Why do they do this and is it something that could benefit you?
What are the appropriate amounts to drink during endurance workouts in the summer and in the heat? The best tips.
What better way to spend some vacation days then long hours in the saddle discovering new terrain? Bikepacking is an ecofriendly vacation that will bring you massive fitness gains alongside an unforgettable experience. Here we summarize some of the biggest benefits and share some tips for your next bikepacking trip.
In the Tour de France professional cyclists ride day after day over 21 stages showing incredible endurance and fitness. But stage races aren’t only for professionals. Amateur athletes don’t line up for the Tour de France, but there are many stage 3-7 day stage races geared towards allowing ambitious amateurs to take on the challenge of stage racing. Here is a short explanation of what training for cycling stage races looks like.
Sport and sleep are closely linked. That means: For an effective workout, the body needs regeneration through sleep. And vice versa, only if you have slept enough will you have the necessary energy for the next workout.
When is it okay to skip a workout and when should you tough it out and stick to the plan? Having a training plan and sticking to it is the best way to stay in shape and achieve your goals in endurance sports. However, life and many other things can get in the way of sticking to the plan and sometimes it does make sense to skip a workout.
Almost every athlete is familiar with back pain. But how do you deal with it? Take a break from training or maybe not?
Periodization in training is the key to take you to the next level. Regardless of if your goal is just to stay healthy or to win a world championship, some type of periodized training plan will help you reach this goal. Here we look at what is periodization and how you should use it for your training.
Mistakes in running training can affect fitness and susceptibility to injury. Here are the 10 most common mistakes and tips on how to avoid them.
Cycling is not quite as easy as it seems. That’s precisely why an increase in speed can be achieved with a few targeted exercises and forms of training.