Author - admin

1
Performance diagnostics for runners
2
Training despite a cold? – Yes!
3
Achieving the 3 Hour Marathon Dream
4
New Year’s Resolutions Light: Start 2019 with Joy
5
Stair climbing for runners
6
Tips and tricks: Fascia training for runners
7
Running according to training plan: 10 reasons
8
VO2max – maximal oxygen uptake
9
The training weeks right after the marathon / main race
10
“Back to basics” – Fitness and well-being in performance society

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[…]

Read More

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[…]

Read More

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![…]

Read More

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[…]

Read More

Tips and tricks: Fascia training for runners

Untrained fasciae contribute to various health problems that plague runners. Training them requires little effort, but it pays off. Author: Senta Bitter, Dipl. Physio- and manual therapist, certified Pilates instructor, Medbase Zürich Löwenstrasse Fasciae are eminently important for runners for two reasons: First, because they allow flexible, elastic movements. It is only thanks to fasciae,[…]

Read More

Running according to training plan: 10 reasons

Fancy a new challenge? Maybe you already have a big running goal for 2019 in mind. You might want to master a certain distance. The finish of a certain run is important to you or you even want to reach a certain target time. Or you simply want to run regularly and – above all[…]

Read More

VO2max – maximal oxygen uptake

Do you know your own VO2max value? This value is an important parameter when classifying your endurance performance. In the running.COACH training plan, you can calculate your VO2max on the basis of previous finishing times. This will help you to track your performance over a longer period of time. In this blog entry you will[…]

Read More

The training weeks right after the marathon / main race

The last weeks and months have been intense. The preparation for the competition took a lot of energy and time. Now the strains of the preparation are over as well as the sweat of your main competition has dried up. Your focus for the next days and weeks should now be on recovery which is just as important as[…]

Read More

“Back to basics” – Fitness and well-being in performance society

Andreas Lanz is a personal trainer and the owner of TATKRAFT Creative Training in Bern. He has been supporting people on their way to a healthy and balanced way of life for years. In this interview, he talks with us about performance society, motivation problems and nutrition. For many people, exercise is about their appearance.[…]

Read More