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VO2max – maximal oxygen uptake
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The training weeks right after the marathon / main race
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“Back to basics” – Fitness and well-being in performance society
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Sondre Nordstad Moen – The fastest European marathon runner in history
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Typical problems for runners in summer
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40th anniversary of BolderBOULDER – facts and stats
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How to reach your competition weight
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When sport becomes an addiction
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Marc Lauenstein: From being a top orienteer to being a top trail runner
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Nutrition tips for marathons

VO2max – maximal oxygen uptake

Do you know your own VO2max value? This value is an important parameter when classifying your endurance performance. In the running.COACH training plan, you can calculate your VO2max on the basis of previous finishing times. This will help you to track your performance over a longer period of time. In this blog entry you will[…]

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The training weeks right after the marathon / main race

The last weeks and months have been intense. The preparation for the competition took a lot of energy and time. Now the strains of the preparation are over as well as the sweat of your main competition has dried up. Your focus for the next days and weeks should now be on recovery which is just as important as[…]

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“Back to basics” – Fitness and well-being in performance society

Andreas Lanz is a personal trainer and the owner of TATKRAFT Creative Training in Bern. He has been supporting people on their way to a healthy and balanced way of life for years. In this interview, he talks with us about performance society, motivation problems and nutrition. For many people, exercise is about their appearance.[…]

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Sondre Nordstad Moen – The fastest European marathon runner in history

Sondre Nordstad Moen. This name is widely known since the Fukuoka marathon in December 2017, where Sondre came to be the first Non-African man to ever have run a marathon below 2:06 (in 2:05:48). But how does this guy train and what is his story? In this interview, the Norwegian athlete gave us some interesting[…]

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Typical problems for runners in summer

Summer is approaching and this makes many runners’ hearts beat faster of joy: finally, we are able to run in shorts and T-shirt on roads and paths free of ice and snow. And we’ll even be able to get tanned. BUT, aside from all the advantages, summer also brings with it some disadvantages. The following[…]

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When sport becomes an addiction

For most people, sports is something with which to keep an inner balance and a means by which to invest into a good body feeling. In some cases, however, it can lead to addictive behaviour. This article, written with help of sports psychiatrist Dr. med. Malte Claussen, should sensitise you as a runner for this[…]

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Marc Lauenstein: From being a top orienteer to being a top trail runner

Marc Lauenstein is a former elite orienteer and, today, a successful trail runner. We wanted to learn more about him an about his way from orienteering to trail running.  It’s 6.00 am. Most people are either still lying in bed or they have just gotten up, still a bit sleepy. Not Marc Lauenstein! He is[…]

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Nutrition tips for marathons

Those who have finished a marathon know the overwhealming emotions you get once you’ve crossed the finish line. However, in order for this to happen, the right nutrition is crucial and it helps you to run the 42.195km without cramps and without hitting the wall.  The most important limited energy source for a marathon runner[…]

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