Category - Allgemein

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Synchronize your running.COACH workouts with Garmin Connect and your Garmin Watch
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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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How can I lose weight by running?
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Running faster and better – coordination helps!
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Boston Marathon after triple bypass operation – The story of Dave McGillivray
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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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New Year’s Resolutions Light: Start 2019 with Joy

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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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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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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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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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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