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No performance without recovery

In rest lies strength – the key to success in sport is not only the effort, but also the recovery. Only those who recover sufficiently can perform at their best.

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FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Nutrition

The most important hydration questions and their answers

Many athletes swear by sports drinks, while others only drink water. Here are the most important hydration questions and their answers.

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Effects of Training in Heat

Most dedicated athletes have to deal with training in the heat at some point during the year. Some athletes love it and others hate it, but no matter how you feel about the heat, it will affect you and your training. Here are the most notable effects of training in the heat and how you can get the most out of your training in high temperatures.

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Fat Metabolism Training in Endurance Sports

A healthy fat metabolism delays performance decline. But how do you train your fat metabolism? Our author conducted a self-experiment.

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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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What to consider when returning to training after a long injury break

An injury during a preparation or competition phase can severely disrupt the course of the season and lead to a significant reduction in physical performance. The longer the rest phase lasts, the more time must be invested in reconstruction. However, once the physical and psychological setback has been overcome, many positive aspects of the development can be gained.

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Faster in Competitions

Why are athletes better under pressure than alone?

Every endurance athlete has had this experience. You train consistently and seriously for a competition. You can feel the work paying off and feel in top shape at some point. Even if there are perhaps a few weeks left until your main race, the “time trial” is now on the agenda as a benchmark. Marathon runners might complete a 20 kilometre session at maximum speed, cyclists do a solo time trial or a mountain they climbed already under racing conditions. And swimmers crawl 1000 to 1500 meters with the goal of being faster this time than they were a month ago.

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Why Interval Training is Useful

What is actually the difference between interval training and a multiple steady sessions at comparable intensities?

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2PEAK Looks in to Sebastian Kienle 100K Results

100K Social Distance Racing Series

2PEAK partner Sebastian Kienle wins the Social Distance Race Series 100K cycling race with his effort on Friday, May 8th of 2020.

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Staying Motivated Through COVID-19

Your normal life and routine have completely changed. Your group or club workouts are canceled, gyms are closed, pools are closed, you are not allowed to meet with your training partners, and all the races you had planned are not occurring as usual with no clear answer to when normal racing will resume. However, this time will end and there are a few tricks to keep your focus and come out on the other side a better athlete.