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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Pro Triathlete Michiel de Wilde performs INSCYD (FatMax) test

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL9U3RO7CWQ What is my FatMax and at what intensity do I burn as much Carbohydrates as I can eat? Those are the questions professional triathlete Michiel de Wilde wanted to be answered. Today we dived into…

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Burn the most fat at this exercise intensity

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Do you want to know your FatMax because you want to lose weight or because you are an endurance athlete? Then read this article! I will tell you how to get to know your personal FatMax…

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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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How Mental Energy affects Heart Rate Variability

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In a previous article we’ve discussed how heart rate variability (HRV) can measure your recovery. We mainly looked at the effect of a workout on HRV. In general we concluded that a hard workout lowers your…

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Improve sport performance by 22% using placebo effect

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A placebo effect can have large effects on sports performance and can even activate similar processes in the body as the active ingredient. A placebo can be a pill or treatment without an active ingredient. It…

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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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