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A New Language of Movement and Strength

Harder, stronger, faster. Lifting more weight, doing more work. The language we use to describe athletic development is typically performance oriented and used to refer to competency within a specific discipline. What concepts can we use to think about and steer the development of movement and strength in a more nuanced way?    Movement Vocabulary and the Map of Available Movement …

What happens when trained or tired the opposite side

In 1894 a simple and interesting experiment took place: one participant practiced for two weeks a rubber ball partition using only her right palm. At the end of the training period, they discovered a surprising result – the left hand strengthened significantly (43%) even though it was not practiced at all. More than a hundred …

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10 Nutritional Powerhouse Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating

It is essential to perform exercises with loads to develop muscle mass. However, although exercise is effective, it is not enough to gain muscle. It is also advisable to adopt a diet adapted to mass gain. For this, it is advisable to increase its intake of protein and carbohydrates with low glycemic index but also …

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How You Can Combine CrossFit With Olympic Weightlifting

CrossFit and weight lifting are two sports that combine the development of several abilities, including strength, mobility and endurance. CrossFit is becoming more and more known and appreciated by many athletes. And many of them are bodybuilders, attracted by the great variety offered by CrossFit, its intensity or even its mindset. Both CrossFit and Olympic …

Most Effective for Weight Loss: Strength, Aerobic or Combined?

The prestigious journal of applied physiology published a study this month that has received much attention. The researchers compared the effect of strength training, aerobics and a combination of the two on an overweight population. It should be noted that this is the largest and, in the eyes, highest quality study published on the subject …