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Strength training in endurance sports: how 2PEAK plans it in your schedule

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.

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Base training in Endurance sports

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.

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2PEAK Performance Test for Cycling, Running and Swimming

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.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Swimming

7 key points in swimming

Swimming efficiently is like a jigsaw puzzle; only when each piece is in its proper place is the whole picture correct. We present seven key points and 20 technical exercises for freestyle swimming.

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Training with Multiple Sports

Training a variety of different sports can improve your overall health and individual performance. Incorporating a wider variety of movement patterns in your training is proven to be beneficial, but how exactly should you do this? The 2PEAK multisport function can help optimize your training in multiple sports.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Swimming

Faster Freestyle

Tips & sample workouts to help you make quick progress when getting back into the indoor pool.

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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 Strength Training Swimming

Strength Training for Amateur Swimmers

Extra training for swimmers: shoulder, chest and arm muscles can be trained well in the weight room. We explain what to look out for during training.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Swimming

Open Water Training Tips

A good pool swimmer is not always fast in open water. Here are some important differences you have to pay attention to when swimming in the wild?

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Swimming

Triathlon/Ironman: How to handle the mass start

Good preparation, proper equipment and the right tricks before a mass start are decisive for the outcome of the race. These are the most important points.