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Best drinks and foods for after your running (competition)
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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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Interview with marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge
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Boston Marathon after triple bypass operation – The story of Dave McGillivray
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Burning fat – but how?
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Our new running.COACH ambassador Paula Radcliffe
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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!

Best drinks and foods for after your running (competition)

The training or the competition is done, everything went according to plan. Unfortunately, the plan often ends here. A correct and timely replenishing of the energy reserves is at the core of an optimal recovery. So, when and what should you eat? We asked Sarina Jenzer, an active top Swiss orienteer and nutritionist in training,[…]

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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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Interview with marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge

Interview and pictures: Jürg Wirz – this blog entry was provided to us by the Swiss magazine FIT for LIFE. He ran the marathon faster than anybody else before him – and he believes he can become even faster. FIT for LIFE visited the 34-year-old Kenyan at the training camp in Kaptagat in preparation for[…]

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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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Our new running.COACH ambassador Paula Radcliffe

Former top runner and marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe is our new running.COACH Ambassador. We are happy to have her incorporate her knowledge and training philosophy into our training plan. Since 2005, Paula Radcliffe has been holding the world record for the marathon distance (2:15:25 hours), which the Englishwoman ran at the London Marathon.[…]

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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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