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Mental training and sports
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Synchronise your running.COACH (running) calendar with your personal calendar via iCal
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Stomach problems when running: Where they come from and what to avoid
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Why we run – Why people participate in ultramarathon races
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Barefoot running – pros and cons
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Gear tracking – How many kilometres have I run with my shoes?
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Packing list for your running competition
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Runners High – The Flow Experience while Running
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Record Runs at Sierre-Zinal
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Sierre-Zinal 2019 – the battle of the giants!

Mental training and sports

Author: Dr. med. Günther Effinger, Facharzt FMH für orthopädische Chirurgie und Traumatologie, Int. Sportmedizin FMH, Osteologe DVO, Sonographie (SGUM), Manuelle Medizin (SAMM), Schmerztherapie (SSIPM), Leiter Medbase Basel Heuwaage   Mental training helps to consciously use thoughts and feelings to achieve a state of optimal performance. It should be just as much a part of training as[…]

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Synchronise your running.COACH (running) calendar with your personal calendar via iCal

running.COACH offers you the possibility to synchronise your running.COACH account with your personal calendar via iCal. Your trainings will be automatically copied to your calendar. In the following, we will show you how to establish an automatic synchronisation: Copy the URL for your running.COACH calendar Log in to your running.COACH account Click on “export calendar”[…]

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Barefoot running – pros and cons

Running barefoot changes the running mechanics. This can be advantageous in case of knee problems. But it is important to allow yourself enough time for the adjustment. Author: Dr. med. Roberto Llano, Specialist for General Internal Medicine FMH, Sports Medicine SGSM, Head of Medicine Medbase Bern Westside     In childhood barefoot walking was common[…]

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Runners High – The Flow Experience while Running

Some runners regularly experience a “runners high”, others never experience it. Which conditions are most likely to lead to a blissful “flow-experience”? Author: Dr. med. Sibylle Matter Brügger, Allg. Innere Medizin FMH, Sportmedizin SGSM, Manuelle Medizin SAMM, Sonographie Bewegungsapparat SGUM – Stv. Leiterin Sports Medical Center Medbase Bern Zentrum Great, awesome, an incredible feeling of happiness[…]

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Record Runs at Sierre-Zinal

Maude Mathys (2:49:20) and Kilian Jornet (2:25:35) are the winners of this year’s Sierre-Zinal. In the star-studded field, both the women’s and men’s course records were broken. The course records fell so surprisingly clearly that in our quiz almost nobody, even close to guessing the right winner time. Sierre-Zinal is a legendary trail race because[…]

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Sierre-Zinal 2019 – the battle of the giants!

Sierre-Zinal is not a normal mountain or trail race. What Wimbledon is for tennis, the Wacken Open Air for heavy metal fans or the Lauberhorn descent for skiers, Sierre-Zinal is for mountain and trail runners: something extraordinary. The course measures 31 kilometres and takes the runners from Sierre (570 m.a.s.l.) to 2425 m.a.s.l. for the[…]

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