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  • Engadin Ski Marathon

    Engadin Ski Marathon

    Do you want to take part in one of the most popular cross-country ski marathons in the world? Join the Engadin Ski Marathon. Every year, more than 10,000 skiers from 50 different countries slide and glide their way over the full 42km marathon distance at the Engadin Ski Marathon, in the stunning surroundings of Switzerland’s […] More

  • How Cycling Beats the Signs of Ageing

    How Cycling Beats the Signs of Ageing

    Ageing is something that happens to everybody — we cant stop it or battle, but getting older doesn’t mean that we have to stop riding. In fact, cycling may help deal with the tell-tale signs of ageing. It seems that delaying the signs of ageing is the goal of every face cream and wonder food; […] More

  • Benefits of Outdoor Cycling

    Turbo sessions are good, but is your love of hi-tech, high-intensity indoor cycling slashing your time in the great outdoors and limiting your skills? Learn the main benefits of outdoor cycling. Trainer Road, Wattbike, Zwift, Sufferfest, the list goes on; there are numerous ways of spicing up what was once a boring and tedious turbo session. For […] More

  • New Rules of Cycling

    New Rules of Cycling

    Over the years, fitness practices and techniques have changed a lot. Let’s have a look at some new rules of cycling training. OLD RULE: Ride your bike as much as possible. NEW RULE: Cross training and core work are crucial. In the past, it was believed that the best training was just to ride your bike. While […] More

  • Toughness of Different Cycling Disciplines

    Toughness of Different Cycling Disciplines

    Cycling is a sport well known for the suffering it inflicts on participants, but is there a particular event that’s more difficult than all the rest? Here’s a comparison of five different cycling disciplines in an attempt to settle the matter. The Tour de France is often feted as the toughest endurance event in the world. […] More

  • Tired Of All CrossFit?

    Are you tired of all crossfit all the time? Why not taking an active break to come back to the box hungrier than before. By applying the same ten training principles that CrossFit advocates – cardiovascular/respiratory endurance, strength, stamina, power, speed, flexibility, agility, coordination, balance and accuracy – to other forms of training you can still […] More

  • Strength and Endurance Simultaneously

    If you want to build strength and endurance simultaneously, combine interval training and weight training. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) includes repetitions of short bouts of high-intensity workout followed by short rest. Endurance training interferes with strength training because it activates different biochemical pathways resulting in improvements in either endurance or strength or endurance. HIIT is very intense and may not interfere […] More

  • Gluten-Free Endurance

    Gluten-Free Endurance

    A survey of 910 best athletes published last year discovered that more than 40% of them reported following a gluten-free diet at least half the time, though few of them had any formal diagnosis of gluten sensitivity. But has gluten actually any influence on athletic performance? The same research team, from the University of Tasmania and the Canadian […] More

  • Training with Dumbbells or Kettlebells?

    Training with Dumbbells or Kettlebells?

    What the main difference between training with dumbbells and training with kettlebells? If your goal is to build muscles and look stronger, bicep curls using dumbbells is what you should do. On the other hand, kettlebell swings help increase endurance. More

  • Distance Runners Attract More Girls

    Long-Distance Runners Get More Girls

    Keep on running and you’ll keep on getting the girls. The science proves that long-distance runners attract more women. A recent study carried out by a Cambridge University scientist has showed that women are sexually attracted to long-distance runners since, throughout most of our history, endurance runners have traditionally been the very best hunters. What has […] More

  • Rowing Is Back!

    Get on board, because the old-school rowing machine could be your ticket to the perfect body. Rowing machines are a staple in most CrossFit boxes. Trendy fitness classes are being created in their honour. Even Robin Wright and Kevin Spacey are sharing serious screen time with them on House of Cards. Yes, this is true, rowing machines […] More

  • The Many Benefits Of Swimming

    The Many Benefits Of Swimming

    Swimming is not only a great exercise for injured runners but it also strengthens healthy bodies. Do you want to know why swim training is the perfect holiday workout? These are the most important benefits of swimming, which can significantly boost your running performance. Are you going on holidays soon? It doesn’t really matter if you you’re headed […] More

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