Tag - running

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Interview with marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge
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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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Training despite a cold? – Yes!
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Achieving the 3 Hour Marathon Dream
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New Year’s Resolutions Light: Start 2019 with Joy
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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

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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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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Achieving the 3 Hour Marathon Dream

Running a marathon below 3 hours – a dream that came true for our running.COACH User Chris Howard. Together with our Gold Coach Gabriel he improved his form to be a more efficient runner and less prone to injury. Very sucessful, as you can read here in his personal report about his journey to the Valencia[…]

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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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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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