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Frank Futselaar or Björn Koreman to the Tokyo Olympic Games?

Frank Futselaar or Björn Koreman to the Tokyo Olympic Games?
Frank Futselaar or Björn Koreman (right) to the Tokyo Olympic Games? (Photo Erik van Leeuwen) What an unprecedented luxury for the Dutch marathon runners! In recent weeks no less than 4 runners have met the 2:11:30 qualifying limit for the Olympic Games. At the elite edition of the Valencia marathon on 6 December 2020, Abdi Nageeye finished 15th in...

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Improve your Performance Index? Lose some Body Weight!

Improve your Performance Index? Lose some Body Weight!
Many runners like to know what their level is. Others just like to run around in nature or between the meadows. They know who they always stay ahead of and who they can’t keep up with. To make a fair comparison, of course you must correct for the impact of age. If you train from an early age, you are in principle around your 32nd fastest. After...

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Tested: Coros Pace 2

Tested: Coros Pace 2
Eliud Kipchoge runs with a Coros running watch. To be honest, we had heard of this brand but never got so into it. California-based Coros came out with its first product, a cycling helmet, in 2016. This was made possible through a crowdfunding of this start-up in the kickstarter program. Shortly after it came on the market with advanced sports watches. Coros...

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How do you eat as healthily as possible?

How do you eat as healthily as possible?
How do you eat as healthily as possible? (Photo: Pixabay) In the first article we showed that a high VO2 max significantly reduces the risk of premature death from cardiovascular diseases and also from other diseases including even cancer. We therefore introduced the concept of fitness age and a calculator to calculate it. In the second article we presented...

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The wise lessons of Earl Fee

The wise lessons of Earl Fee
The 91-year-old Canadian Earl W. Fee, author of the book ‘100 Years Young the Natural Way’ (photo: Mark Blinch). Some time ago we published 3 articles about the positive effects of training on health parameters and your life expectancy. In the first article we showed that a high VO2 max significantly reduces the risk of premature death from...

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