Category Archives: Muscles

Testosterone boost and customised training: future?

First and foremost, this article is not about T supplementation, but on how we can use T to design workouts. Testosterone, the big T, is the manly hormone for excellence. We know that ‘The T’ has a powerful impact on … Continue reading

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The Speed Freak Football: practice faster than game-speed to get match-specific conditioning and avoid injuries

Training serves to prepare one to a situation where one will have to display a certain set of skills to accomplish a result. Whether it’s a game, a speech or a drama, practice should get one accustomed to a particular … Continue reading

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2 MINUTES A WEEK MUSCLE: Minimalistic training part II

I discussed in the past how you can boost your endurance and improve metabolic health with only a few minutes of training a week. Now it’s time for the second chapter of the minimalistic series: I’ll give you some scientific … Continue reading

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Cryotherapy, the new hot-topic on faster recovery

You may have heard of cryotherapy, the practice of exposing athletes to extremely low temperatures to improve recovery. If you google it, the outputs are countless from ‘Wales indebted to cryotherapy for Warburton’s return’ to ‘Phoenix Suns freeze players’ or … Continue reading

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The truth of warming-up on injuries and performance

First things first, they say, “warm up! It’s very important”, the speaking subject being your PE teacher, personal trainer, your mum, whatever. And there we go with the advocated 10++ minutes on the tread, speed walk to light jog to … Continue reading

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Is progress progress?

Our feet are a continuous proof of the ability of our body to adapt to the environment. They represent the link that connects us to the ground on our daily activities and they withstandthe burden of gravitational forces. Luckily enough, … Continue reading

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Muscle memory remembers doping?

I’ve always been a basketball boy, though I haven’t played competitively for a few years. When I’m home for the summer it’s hard to resist the playground temptation so I lace up my kicks and cycle for some hoops. My … Continue reading

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