Category - Ingalena Heuck

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Starting the day with power – the runner’s breakfast
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Meet our Gold Coach Ingalena Schömburg-Heuck
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All You Need to Know About Calf Cramps
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Five Golden Tips for a Successful New Year
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Avoid overtraining
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The Basics of Sports Nutrition
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A Strong Immune System = More Power

Starting the day with power – the runner’s breakfast

In our series #RUNNINGFOOD we give you practical tips for runners’ meals; we’d like to start with a few breakfast inputs. Proteins, carbohydrates and good fatty acids: a good breakfast includes all three main nutrients. Depending on the goal, point of time and taste, you can choose your favourite version.  Two categories, two priorities Breakfast[…]

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Meet our Gold Coach Ingalena Schömburg-Heuck

Do you need some motivation at the beginning of the year? You will surely find that in our interview with Gold coach Ingalena Schömburg-Heuck. The certified sports scientist and nutritionist is a mother now. However, being a former high performance athlete (German champion in marathon 2010), she is still constantly on the move. What reputation[…]

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All You Need to Know About Calf Cramps

Who doesn’t know them, those nasty leg cramps? During the night or towards the end of longer endurance exercise the muscle contracts. This often happens completely unexpectedly for the athlete. But why? The reasons for cramps as well as the ways to prevent them are manifold. Consequently, we need to differentiate between cramps during performance[…]

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Avoid overtraining

Running is good for body, mind and soul. But too much running (as is often the case with just about everything else in life) is not. The right balance of running, active rest (or cross training) and recovery is crucial to effective and efficient training. You must pay attention and adjust your training accordingly when[…]

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The Basics of Sports Nutrition

Your diet has a significant impact on your performance. It’s important for everyone to eat a good balance of carbohydrates, protein and fats, and athletes should make sure that every meal contains a protein source. Extra special attention should be paid to your diet immediately before, during and after a competition or an intense workout.[…]

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A Strong Immune System = More Power

In the late fall and winter, the risk of catching a viral infection increases substantially. Sports in cold weather, rooms with forced air heating, and coughing and sniffling people are just a couple of the contributing factors during this time of year. While, in the long run, regular aerobic exercise strengthens your immune system, in[…]

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