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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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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Nutrition is the only thing we can add to our body.

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Roughly said, there are only two things we can add to our body. Air and nutrition. So if you wish to change anything about your body, say your body composition, strength or endurance, you would expect we think of adapting those two things first. Air and nutrition. Now I’m not saying (fresh) air is not important, but there are less choices to make. You consume the air that is nearby. With nutrition that is totally different [...]

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Using Velocity loss during strength training.

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Velocity based training (VBT) is a game changer in strength training. It can have all kind of benefits relative to old-fashioned set and rep counting. Ideally, we would talk about the bigger picture of velocity-based training…

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