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The Myth of the Training Break – training in the off season

Do you need a break in training in Autumn or Winter? What can you do to begin the next season at a higher level? You have probably asked yourself similar questions. 2PEAK has the answers, which might surprise you but which are tried and tested.

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High Altitude Training

By training in thin high altitude air, top athletes seek peak form. 2PEAK presents a summary of methods and experience of altitude training

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Are the triple jump and 100 meter sprint really endurance events?

Musculature is an important performance-limiting factor in endurance sport. Read on, to see how you can train your musculature optimally.

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Knowledge Base Nutrition

Fighting Cramps

Muscle cramps are inherent in sport. But what can be done to minimise the risk? And how do you get rid of it? 2PEAK has the answers.

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Competition Knowledge Base Nutrition

Race Nutrition

Before a big event there is often a traditional pasta party. We show why this is not good and suggest a better strategy for feeding before and during a competition..

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Training for the over 50s

Training through middle and old age keeps you unusually fit and resistant to social illnesses. All about training at advanced ages – what it does, how it works and where the limits are.

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Competition Knowledge Base

Peaking and Tapering

Optimum preparation for a competition is an art. Here are the basics.

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Knowledge Base Running

Long-Jog – the Myth

Do you need to run extended distances in training in order to be able to complete a marathon or long distance race?

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Cycling Knowledge Base

Training for cycling in winter conditions

Cold, snow and wet – do I really have to train outside to rescue my form through the winter? How long should typical winter workouts take? Winter survival strategies from 2PEAK.

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Cycling Knowledge Base Strength Training

Strength Training for Racing Cyclists and Triathletes

Strength training is a good complement to stamina sports. Here we explain how racing cyclists can set up a strength programme