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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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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Active or Passive recovery: which works best?

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The acute effect of a high intensity interval, strength set or total workout is a decline in fitness. We become fatigued. Key to making progress is therefore at least partly in recovery. Although recovery sounds very…

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