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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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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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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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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Silent fitness. A new trend in group workouts?

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Who doesn’t like a nice beat during his or her workout?! Music can get you fired up, ready to give that extra push during exercise. Music can also help you cool down by getting relaxed and…

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