Archive - May 2019

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Producing future Olympic champions for India – The Indian Track Foundation
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Wanders miracle – How far can he go?
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Best drinks and foods for after your running (competition)
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How can I lose weight by running?
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Running faster and better – coordination helps!

Producing future Olympic champions for India – The Indian Track Foundation

Can you name one Indian Olympic medallist in middle- or long-distance track running? No? Well, no wonder – there is none. Read here, how Karan Singh wants to change that, dedicating his life to training and raising Indian kids to become future Olympic medalists. “My name is Karan Singh, and I’m the Head Coach of[…]

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Wanders miracle – How far can he go?

Text and pictures: Jürg Wirz – this blog entry is provided by the Swiss magazine FIT for LIFE. If you want to regularly read interesting articles about running and endurance sports, click here.    The career curve of the young Swiss Julien Wanders points steeply upwards. In the miraculous time of 59:13 minutes he outpaced the half[…]

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Best drinks and foods for after your running (competition)

The training or the competition is done, everything went according to plan. Unfortunately, the plan often ends here. A correct and timely replenishing of the energy reserves is at the core of an optimal recovery. So, when and what should you eat? We asked Sarina Jenzer, an active top Swiss orienteer and nutritionist in training,[…]

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How can I lose weight by running?

Some do it for aesthetical reasons, some for reasons of health – losing weight. Especially in spring, people try to get rid of some extra kilos. Can running help? Yes, if you follow some simple rules! A lot of people are constantly concerned with how they can lose weight. It is commonly known that, in[…]

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Running faster and better – coordination helps!

When we think about running, keywords such as endurance, speed or strength often cross our minds. But one important piece of the mosaic for efficient and successful running is often forgotten: coordination. Coordination refers to the interaction of certain muscle groups for the optimal utilization of available forces and is geared toward a resulting maximization[…]

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