Category - Allgemein

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Nutrition tips for marathons
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Caffeine in sports: (how) does it enhance your performance?
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Regeneration: do we really need recovery shakes?
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Kilian Jornet: an exceptional athlete
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Running on snowy ground: a tricky business
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Running with a backache
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Running in old age: portrait about Fredi Häner (64)
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Six winter boosters for runners
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Miniband exercises for runners
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Alternative Training in Summer

Nutrition tips for marathons

Those who have finished a marathon know the overwhealming emotions you get once you’ve crossed the finish line. However, in order for this to happen, the right nutrition is crucial and it helps you to run the 42.195km without cramps and without hitting the wall.  The most important limited energy source for a marathon runner[…]

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Caffeine in sports: (how) does it enhance your performance?

Apart from liquid, a lot of sports people consume caffeine during competitions. But can caffeine really enhance our performance? This article by the Swiss magazine Fit for Life provides some answers to this question.  Caffeine has been a controversially discussed substance for years. Only 15 years ago, caffeine was still categorised as doping. In the mean[…]

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Regeneration: do we really need recovery shakes?

Different sports may require different qualities, be it strength, speed or endurance. However, one thing is the same for all of them: the need to refuel the body with the right nutrients at the right time after exercise in order to provide it with the preconditions for an optimal regeneration process. In this article, sports[…]

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Kilian Jornet: an exceptional athlete

“Hi, my name is Kilian Jornet, I’m thirty years old and I’ve been training for thirty years”. These are the words with which Spanish Kilian Jornet (30) describes himself in a sponsoring video. Kilian is one of the best (if not THE best) ultra athletes in the world. Learn more about the life, the training and[…]

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Running on snowy ground: a tricky business

Running has long become a sport for  all seasons, including winter. Many people even find running in the snow especially appealing. But caution! Training on snow poses some challenges to our locomotor system, which need to be handled right. Here the best tips. You can see your own breath in front of your eyes, your[…]

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Six winter boosters for runners

They are everywhere, the viruses. Especially during the cold time of the year. Unfortunately, this is the time when us humans are the most prone to illnesses. All the colds and the flus can mess up our running plans. The strategy to go for is: prevention. Natural health boosters, which can easily be integrated in[…]

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Miniband exercises for runners

Why not do some strength exercises after a running session or even replace the session with them completely? They do not only make you stronger and more resistent to injuries, but also faster. You don’t necessarily need a gym for that. Your own body weight and minibands are enough to challenge yourself. We have put[…]

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Alternative Training in Summer

A lot of sunshine, high temperatures and long days often make you want to move a training session to a shady place, close to a lake or on top of a mountain. We are going to show you what kind of alternative trainings that are especially suitable during this hot time of the year. They[…]

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