Archive - July 2019

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Running training at altitude
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The limits of the human endurance performance: is it all in your head?
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Running according to heart rate or pace?
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Tips for running on sand

Running training at altitude

Stimulated blood formation, but decreasing muscular performance – training at altitude can be quite the balancing act. Find the most important tips below.   Author: PD Dr. med. Christoph Dehnert, Specialist in General Internal Medicine and Cardiology FMH, Sports Medicine DGSP, Medbase Sports Medical Center Zurich   What goal do I want to achieve? This[…]

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The limits of the human endurance performance: is it all in your head?

There are limits to the human endurance. But what role does our brain play in it? As Alex Hutchinson, a Canadian scientist and journalist for renowned American magazines, will tell us in this interview: a big one! Alex Hutchinson is himself an experienced runner and regularly publishes articles in the well-known endurance magazine Outside (after[…]

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Running according to heart rate or pace?

Time and time again the question arises as to which method is best suited for intensity control in training: Pace, heart rate or instinct? We discussed this complex topic with sports scientist and lecturer (e.g. for athletics and endurance training) at the Institute of Sports Science at the University of Bern, Roland Schütz. Basically, endurance[…]

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Tips for running on sand

This blog post 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, click here (Website and content in German) What is seldom found in everyday life, is often available in abundance during the holidays: a grainy, fine sandy beach[…]

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