Can strength training improve swimming performance

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Becoming a better swimmer with so called “on land” exercise like weight training is not that easy. In many cases, on land performance improvements do not translate into better swimming performance. This study looked at the…

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How to create Eccentric Overload in Flywheel Training

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-viPr92AH_k Eccentric training can be more effective than traditional training, when your goal is to gain muscle mass, strength, speed and power. In a previous article we already wrote that eccentric training and eccentric overload is…

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Do sports massages improve performance and recovery?

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Do sports massages improve strength-, sprint- or endurance performance? And what is the effect on flexibility, fatigue and recovery? Every professional athlete uses sports massages, but is there any evidence to back this up? Let’s find…

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Hyperventilation during exercise improves recovery

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Breathing fast or hyperventilation is a strategy to improve recovery after exercise. But does this also improve performance? Let’s find out! When exercising at a high intensity, muscles acidify and pH decreases. You probably heard of…

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How to easily track progress during warmup

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Seeing your personal fitness progress is very rewarding and motivating. In this article I will explain to you a simple objective way to easily track your progress during your warming-up. You don’t need to do an…

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Stomach ache and competitive anxiety

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Nothing is as frustrating as a bad day at the day of your sport event. You carried out your training plan in detail and you gave up every bad habit for this moment. But then during…

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