To achieve specific results and improve your sporting performance, it is best to know your training zones and then train in the appropriate zone. We show in this article the 5 most frequent mistakes when defining zones and give advice on how to avoid them.
Strength training can improve physical performance through targeted exercises on the muscles. Endurance training is complemented and supplemented by regular strength training, which increases performance levels and reduces the risk of injury. In this article, we examine the benefits of strength training in endurance sports and show you where to find suitable exercises.
Not everyone enjoys indoor training, even though treadmill running has many advantages. Here are 7 reasons to run indoors during the colder months.
For endurance athletes, the winter season usually coincides with the so-called ‘base training’ phase. During this period, we work on the foundations of training in view of the planned main competition. In this article we describe what base training is, why it plays a key role in athletic preparation and how it is integrated by 2PEAK into the training plan.
The aim of training is to improve performance. 2PEAK offers you several simple but effective methods to measure your fitness level under real conditions, to be repeated as often as necessary. Here is an overview of the main performance tests offered by 2PEAK for cycling, running and swimming.
People always say that you should regularly integrate very slow runs into your running training. Does it have a training effect if you don’t have to exert yourself?
Running without pain
Running is an extremely efficient sport. But those who “only” run will sooner or later run to their doom. This is how you build a stable running base.
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.
Everyone needs strength, that’s clear. But should you train strength on machines, with free weights or with your own body weight? Does strength training come before or after running? How long does it take to recover from muscle training? Here is an overview of the different options.
2PEAK uses the increasingly popular critical power method to set training zones and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of an athlete. But what is critical power? Here we simply explain this complex training statistic and how it is utilized in 2PEAK.