Category Archives: Sports medicine

Obesity genes: predispositions can be fought

Been ‘predisposed’ to fat gain is a common conundrum of the planet. Some perceive fat accumulation like an inevitable and relentless happening dooming to a conclusion, giving up all the efforts. Genetics indeed does play a worth-of-notice role in obesity, … Continue reading

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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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BBC Horizon shows support to minimalistic training

Here’s a nice documentary provided by the top national broadcaster. Dr Timmons tells the nation how little you need to get fit. Want to know more? Check this previous post. Not enough? Andy Magness discusses how he trains for ultra … 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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Enhancing performance and learning in your sleep: Lucid dreaming

It happens that when learning something new, whether a language, a concept or a sport skill you get to a point where you are exhausted, resignedand you just call it a day leaving with a hint of disappointment and the … Continue reading

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