Good stickhandling is fundamental to success on the ice. Alongside the basics, such as how to correctly grip the stick, in this article we'll give you plenty of stickhandling drills to practice and master. No matter if you train on the ice or at home: You'll quickly become a stickhandling pro!
Man is not born to sit - yet we spend most of our time sitting. The back tells us a lot about our habits. Tension and weak muscles often lead to back pain. We will show you which back exercises you can use in the office and at home to strengthen your torso and release tension.
Start training effectively and stop torturing yourself over sore muscles! In this article, we'll uncover widespread myths about sore muscles and also give you tips on how to keep them in check. Or maybe you already have sore muscles? We'll tell you what really helps.
The lay up is the most fundamental and accurate shooting technique in the game. It's the bread and butter of any shooting arsenal. The first step is learning the right foot placement and jumping technique. We'll give you a step by step explaination how the lay up works and how to train your jump.
Protein shakes, energy gel, vitamins, oh my! In an interview, triathlete and running expert Andreas Butz explains what nutrition runners really need. Read up on what constitutes a healthy diet when jogging and which nutritional mistakes you should avoid.
Cycling is perfect for endurance training and muscle building, while being easy on the joints. In this article, we'll go through an effective training plan and offer important tips for beginners. With tips for cycling beginners and our training plan under your belt, you'll have all you need for successful start.
Interval training is used by runners to improve their speed. The training is individually structured according to personal performance and is therefore suitable for recreational runners as well as professionals. We will explain you how to run intervals correctly and how to build up your training to increase your speed and endurance.
Successfully participating in your first triathlon is all about preparation: In this interview, coach Heike Priess reveals how beginners can prepare best for their first triathlon. Learn how to approach training correctly as a beginner and what you should pay attention to when creating your training plan.
Dribbling is the most important skill in basketball and the first thing a beginner learns. Professional basketball players also regularly integrate dribbling exercises into their training to optimize their coordination and endurance. In this article we will show you four exercises for beginners and advanced players to practice your dribbling skills.
You want to run your first marathon? Congratulations for taking the first step. To help you successfully reach the finish line, the marathon twins Anna and Lisa Hahner are here to guide you through training, nutrition and the run itself.
Basketball is your passion? Are you planning on coaching a team? Well you need to be well prepared. Here you will learn everything about the basics of basketball training and how to put together an optimal training session. In this interview, sports psychologist, coach and trainer coach Dr. Sebastian Altfeld will reveal his best tips from planning to execution.
The jump shot is the most important shot in basketball. This shot is hard to defend against and allows you to score from a long distance. For the jump shot to be successful, the complicated throwing motion needs to become second nature. Here you will learn what is important, how to execute the jump shot and what drills will help you further learn this technique.
Picking up hockey as an adult? Want to join a club or team? Together with Felix Schmid, the hockey coach of the Freiburg Vikings, we'll explain what new players should be able to do before their first game and which exercises are best suited for beginners.
Cohesion plays a decisive role in every team, because it has a great influence on motivation and thus on the success of the team. Sports psychologist and team coach Markus Flemming reveals in an interview why team spirit is so important and what helps to strengthen a sense of togetherness and team spirit and motivate the team.
Fast break! Or do you prefer to rely on the defense? In basketball, the tactics of the game often decide between defeat and victory. Here you will learn everything about the basics of strategy, the typical tactics in basketball and which exercises you can use to practice the different moves.
Stretching before and after training - a controversial subject. We asked Dr. Christiane Wilke from the German Sports University (DSHS) in Cologne about the scientific point of view on stretching. Read her answers here and learn the best stretches for runners.
The goalkeeper plays a key role in soccer. Goalkeeper coach Jens Abrams will show you how to optimally prepare goalkeepers for their role in the game during training. Also, discover lots of practice examples for your goalkeeper training!
What are the positions in hockey? And above all: what are their respective tasks? We take a close look at goalie, wingers, centers and defensemen.
Overweight, unfit and unkempt - the clichés about gamers persist. But are they true? We at owayo take a closer look at this stereotype and find out just how important nutrition and fitness really are in esports training.
Do you want to train a soccer hobby team or take on a coaching position at your club? Then it is important that you deal with the matter correctly. We will answer basic questions about soccer training and the equipment you need for training. Coach Daniel Drißler will also share his most important soccer training tips, from planning to implementation.
Exhausted, tired, or just beat up: this is how athletes who are affected by overtraining feel. We asked Prof. Lars Donath from the German Sports University Cologne (DSHS) and Dr. Oliver Faude from the University of Basel what is meant by overtraining, how you can recognize it and how you can avoid overtraining altogether.
Slap shots send the puck cruising at speeds over 100 mph. The puck is also able to fly over the ice at a high speed. The slap shot is pivotal in a game. In this article, we talked to the hockey professional Matthias Plachta. He explains not only which shooting techniques there are, but also which exercises help improve your technique.
As with all other sports, running depends on the right technique. We talked to Pascal Dethlefs, a professional runner and running blogger. He answered the most important questions and explains what you should pay attention to while training.
Chris Froome and Nairo Quintana are both outstanding professional cyclists - but they differ significantly in one point: their pedalling frequency. The British professional cyclist and training expert Prof. Dr. Louis Passfield explains in an interview how important this indicator is, whether there is an optimal value and how you can specifically train your pedalling frequency.
Computer and video games have become an established part of society. Esports have developed from a niche sport to a professional and international sport with prize money in the millions. In our expert interview with journalist and presenter Konni Winkler, we have everything you need to know about esports.
Although winter’s bite dulls by the beginning of March, cyclists should still expect snow and frost in spring. We’ll show you how to enjoy your favourite sport even when the thermostat dips down. We have gathered together the most important tips and information for you, so that you can stay healthy, safe and have fun cycling in winter.
Mental training in sports not only helps with stage fright: the best athletes are mentally strong. In this interview with mental coach Andreas Mamerow, you will learn what positive effects mental training can have on athletic performance.
If you want to keep fit and go jogging even during the cold season, there are a number of things you have to take into account. Let us explain to you how jogging in winter can be completely healthy and what are the best ways to protect yourself against the cold while running. Read our tips and learn how to be optimally prepared for winter jogging!
You will never get the best out of yourself and attain sporting success with the wrong nutrition. Let us first of all explain what you should eat before, during and after training. Depending on the type of sport you play or the exercise you do, you will need different nutrients that influence your metabolism and improve your performance. This means that athletes can increase their success rate by following some basic simple rules when it comes to nutrition.