18 November

body weight management during off-season

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Off-season or the time after the completion of an important race (Ironman) can be an excuse for athletes to eat as much and whatever they want. I did it, too. Did it help? No, not really. Yes, I enjoyed being lazy and “unstructured” with my diet. I ended up putting on too much weight,though, which […]

3 November

Stride length related to hamstring injuries?

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Faster running requires a longer stride length and a faster turnover. Generally, many long distance runners and triathletes train too slowly in relation to their target race speed for long periods of time. The runner becomes fairly well conditioned at running slowly and running economy at that particular pace improves obviously, too. But, when it […]

25 October

Breathing

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Breath is probably the most elementary motion within our body and in close dialogue with Mother Nature. Our breath means ultimately life. Not only due to its delivery of Oxygen into our body but also because it connects our body with our environment we living in. Breathing helps to enhance our awareness of being alive. […]

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