Tag - running

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Running according to training plan: 10 reasons
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VO2max – maximal oxygen uptake
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The training weeks right after the marathon / main race
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New Year’s Resolutions Light: Start 2018 with Joy
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Creative gifts for runners
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Ultramarathon with running.COACH
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Running training in low temperatures
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Compression socks – colourful, magic socks?
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Carbohydrate periodisation for improved performance
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Alternative Training in Summer

Running according to training plan: 10 reasons

Fancy a new challenge? Maybe you already have a big running goal for 2019 in mind. You might want to master a certain distance. The finish of a certain run is important to you or you even want to reach a certain target time. Or you simply want to run regularly and – above all[…]

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VO2max – maximal oxygen uptake

Do you know your own VO2max value? This value is an important parameter when classifying your endurance performance. In the running.COACH training plan, you can calculate your VO2max on the basis of previous finishing times. This will help you to track your performance over a longer period of time. In this blog entry you will[…]

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The training weeks right after the marathon / main race

The last weeks and months have been intense. The preparation for the competition took a lot of energy and time. Now the strains of the preparation are over as well as the sweat of your main competition has dried up. Your focus for the next days and weeks should now be on recovery which is just as important as[…]

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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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Ultramarathon with running.COACH

Ultramarathons are running competitions longer than a regular marathon distance. Previously, it was not possible for running.COACH users to define goals for distances longer than 42,2km. We have now removed this limit, so that you can also define target competitions exceeding the marathon distance. Running.COACH is best designed for distances between 5km and the marathon.[…]

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Running training in low temperatures

Hello, Winter Wonderland! Or should we say, hello cold temperatures and frozen, icy roads? One thing is for sure: winter and running training aren’t mutually exclusive. However, it is worth noting certain points and you might have to make some adaptations in your training in some cases.    We are going to show you how[…]

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Compression socks – colourful, magic socks?

Green, yellow, pink or blue: today, compression socks or stockings are available in almost every colour. However, their positive effect on performance is disputed. How much is real and how much is placebo? Good for recovery Although results in scientific studies are varied, one relatively clear common conclusion can be drawn from them: compression socks[…]

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Carbohydrate periodisation for improved performance

Periodisation of carbohydrate intake in endurance sports – a possibility to efficiently enhance performance and to burn fat. Several pieces of a puzzle contribute to your running performance as a whole. When you first start running, progress will come quickly. However, one day you will reach a point when it becomes difficult to set new[…]

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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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