Knowledge Base Running

How to Deal with Rolled Ankles

Besides many health-promoting side effects, the running boom also has an impact on accident statistics. Today almost twice as many joggers have accidents as at the turn of the millennium. The ankle joint is the most frequently affected.

Text: Andrew Gonseth

2PEAK Functions Knowledge Base Running

2PEAK integration with Stryd

Power meters these days are synonymous with cycling training. But as many 2PEAK users already know, your running training can also benefit from accurately defined power zones. That is why 2PEAK is happy to announce you can integrate your 2PEAK training plan with the market leading running power meter Stryd.

Knowledge Base Nutrition

Training increases calorie consumption

People who consume more energy can eat more without gaining weight. But how much energy do we need?

Knowledge Base

Sleeping problems for athletes

For athletes, enough sleep is important. About one quarter of the population suffers with sleep problems. What facts should athletes know?

Cycling Knowledge Base Running Triathlon

5 Reasons Why You Should Follow a Training Plan

There are several aspects of a well organized training plan that make it a good training plan and following one will help you achieve your goals no matter how modest or ambitious they are. But why is this the case? Here are some of the best reasons.

FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Running Strength Training

Strength Training for Runners from a Pro

How did professional runner Viktor Röthlin design his strength training? Which muscle groups should marathon runners pay special attention to?

Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Neck Pain – What to do about annoying muscle tension?

For many amateur cyclists, The problem is not the competition, but muscle tension in their neck, which makes longer rides torture. Here are the best tips to fight neck problems.

Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

See Five Sources of Neck Stress when Cycling

Problem zone neck

  • Muscular deficits: With weak core, back and shoulder muscles, the problem often accumulates around the neck.
  • Too abrupt start: Neck pain is also inevitable if you ride your bike very rarely or plan a longer ride at the beginning of the season.
  • Too long rides: Tours lasting several hours or even long pass rides, where the neck has to be constantly held up forward while at the same time putting strain on the arms through frequent braking, promote neck pain.
  • Cervical spine: With increasing age (in which there are many cyclists), the mobility of the cervical spine usually decreases, causing the neck muscles to contract more quickly than in younger years.
  • Special problems: Under certain circumstances, individual malpositions (difference in leg length) or specific medical problems (incipient inter-vertebral disc problems) can also make themselves felt with neck problems.
Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base

Ten points for a comfortable bike position

Loose and without “sagging”

Cycling FIT for LIFE Knowledge Base Triathlon

Watt Measurement in Cycling and Triathlon

Everyone talks about watts. But what are the figures produced the best riders in big cycling and Ironman races?