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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
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“Back to basics” – Fitness and well-being in performance society
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Sondre Nordstad Moen – The fastest European marathon runner in history
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40th anniversary of BolderBOULDER – facts and stats
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How to reach your competition weight
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When sport becomes an addiction

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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“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.[…]

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Sondre Nordstad Moen – The fastest European marathon runner in history

Sondre Nordstad Moen. This name is widely known since the Fukuoka marathon in December 2017, where Sondre came to be the first Non-African man to ever have run a marathon below 2:06 (in 2:05:48). But how does this guy train and what is his story? In this interview, the Norwegian athlete gave us some interesting[…]

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When sport becomes an addiction

For most people, sports is something with which to keep an inner balance and a means by which to invest into a good body feeling. In some cases, however, it can lead to addictive behaviour. This article, written with help of sports psychiatrist Dr. med. Malte Claussen, should sensitise you as a runner for this[…]

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