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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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New Year’s Resolutions Light: Start 2018 with Joy
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Creative gifts for runners

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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New Year’s Resolutions Light: Start 2018 with Joy

Year after year… The year 2017 is about to end, 2018 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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Creative gifts for runners

What makes runners especially happy on Christmas? Simple as that: Running equipment such as running clothes, running shoes or a running watch – the classics! We have put together a list of slightly more creative ideas for presents for running fanatics. Runners’ eyes will be shining on Christmas Eve! RUNNING MEMORIES Finisher shirts, medals, finisher[…]

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