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 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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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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What eccentric training is (not).

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Even the best coaches and athletes often make a mistake when doing eccentric training. Eccentric training is not the same as “focusing on the eccentric phase” or “increasing the time of the eccentric phase by slow…

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Say Hello! to your on demand personal trainer.

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In fitness we often hear about technology, data and artificial intelligence as a possible disrupter in the market. Although these terms sound interesting, it is not always easy to imagine how they look like in practice.…

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