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Interview with marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge
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Boston Marathon after triple bypass operation – The story of Dave McGillivray
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Burning fat – but how?
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Our new running.COACH ambassador Paula Radcliffe
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Performance diagnostics for runners
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Julien Wanders: Living for the running sport
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Training despite a cold? – Yes!
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Achieving the 3 Hour Marathon Dream
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New Year’s Resolutions Light: Start 2019 with Joy
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Stair climbing for runners

Interview with marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge

Interview and pictures: Jürg Wirz – this blog entry was provided to us by the Swiss magazine FIT for LIFE. He ran the marathon faster than anybody else before him – and he believes he can become even faster. FIT for LIFE visited the 34-year-old Kenyan at the training camp in Kaptagat in preparation for[…]

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Boston Marathon after triple bypass operation – The story of Dave McGillivray

After a triple bypass operation, the race director of the Boston Marathon, Dave McGillivray, will himself be taking part in the competition on 15 April. This article tells the story of a passionate runner being brutally forced to realise that fit doesn’t necessarily mean healthy.  Dave McGillivray has been a runner for pretty much his[…]

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Our new running.COACH ambassador Paula Radcliffe

Former top runner and marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe is our new running.COACH Ambassador. We are happy to have her incorporate her knowledge and training philosophy into our training plan. Since 2005, Paula Radcliffe has been holding the world record for the marathon distance (2:15:25 hours), which the Englishwoman ran at the London Marathon.[…]

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Performance diagnostics for runners

Performance tests are not only for professional athletes. Even beginners and athletes with little free time often get important insights from taking them. Author: Raphael Huber, MSc, Movement and Sports Science, MAS in Nutrition & Health, Medbase Winterthur WIN4     Where do I stand in my training? How well is my general fitness? How[…]

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Julien Wanders: Living for the running sport

Text and photos: Jürg Wirz – this blog entry is provided by the Swiss magazine FIT for LIFE. If you’re interested in reading informative articles about running and endurance sports on a regular basis (in German), click here.       The 22-year-old Julien Wanders from Geneva runs from record to record and is currently[…]

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Achieving the 3 Hour Marathon Dream

Running a marathon below 3 hours – a dream that came true for our running.COACH User Chris Howard. Together with our Gold Coach Gabriel he improved his form to be a more efficient runner and less prone to injury. Very sucessful, as you can read here in his personal report about his journey to the Valencia[…]

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New Year’s Resolutions Light: Start 2019 with Joy

Year after year… The year 2018 is about to end, 2019 is awaiting and everyone is shooting for the moon. People have their resolutions – fair enough. However, lots of them are unrealistic and almost impossible to achieve, which, eventually, only leads to frustration and despair. We therefore plead for less resolutions and more fun![…]

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Stair climbing for runners

Do you want to spice up your winter training? All you need is a staircase. With different staircase climbing variations you can train your leg strength specific to running and set a new stimulus. So, let’s go and say hello to your staircase challenge! Benefits of stair climbing You train your running-specific strength endurance. Your[…]

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