Archive - March 2018

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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
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Caffeine in sports: (how) does it enhance your performance?

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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Caffeine in sports: (how) does it enhance your performance?

Apart from liquid, a lot of sports people consume caffeine during competitions. But can caffeine really enhance our performance? This article by the Swiss magazine Fit for Life provides some answers to this question.  Caffeine has been a controversially discussed substance for years. Only 15 years ago, caffeine was still categorised as doping. In the mean[…]

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