If you are a professional athlete that lives of your training, this article is not for you. If you on the other hand have a lot of things going in your life but still prioritize your training, then this sure is for you. Minimum effective dose is an expression primarily used in medicine. It’s kind … Continue reading Minimum effective dose in training
The best way to learn, often is to teach. If you want to figure out just how thoroughly you know a subject - try explaining it to someone else. I was actually going to write a post about creatine and coffee, but after reading through a lot of studies I took a step back and … Continue reading What is creatine?
When it comes to fat loss, it is no secret that I am a big fan of HIIT. I want the biggest effect, crammed into the least amount of time. Doing an hour worth of cardio on a treadmill, crosstrainer, or anything similar is way too boring for me. It may yield some good results … Continue reading Intensity Build Up Running (IBUR)
So what is the best HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout? Is there a thing as the universal best - of course not. ‘Best’ will always be in the context of the person and his or her individual goals. But even with this in mind, I will still give you what in my opinion could … Continue reading Best HIIT workout?
Second post in my mini classic barbell vs. bodyweight/gymnastics series, first post is here. So, why incorporate more bodyweight exercises into your bodybuilding/barbell routine? Why not just keep it as it is. Can you find "better" exercises with bodyweight or are barbells and dumbells superior in every way? Can you build a better bicep with … Continue reading Should you incorporate bodyweight or gymnastic exercises into your barbell routine?
Overtraining - how used that word is, and how worryingly often that word is used, by the wrong people. Does overtraining even exist? Or should you always just keep pushing? Is overtraining just that last excuse, when you lost the battle with your mind, and cannot push yourself any further? Having spent 5-6 weeks preparing … Continue reading Does overtraining exist?
Saw a recipe for some alternative pancakes the other day. Something a little more appropriate for an athlete or fitness enthusiast. The perfect "gift" to my self the day before my crossfit competition. They just seemed to lack a few ingredients, a...