Wave loading – a different rep-scheme for strength

If you’re a beginner just starting or started with strength training, then rep-schemes should be the least of your concerns. Stick to 5x5. Universally across most domains this just works best. Get good at the specific movements and get strong! Your progress will be way faster and way more unpredictable than any rep-scheme could predict. … Continue reading Wave loading – a different rep-scheme for strength

Does foam rolling work? Mobility, warm-up and science.

There has been a lot of different opinions when it comes to foam rolling. Some people swear by it while others says it is a total waste of time and highlights the foam-roller as the most over-hyped accessory in the fitness industry. But now finally there has been some scientific research that looked into the … Continue reading Does foam rolling work? Mobility, warm-up and science.

Competition preparation do’s and dont’s

Preparing for a competition in most sports should be so simple, yet so many people get it wrong - even experienced athletes. This great quote says it all: You can’t win a competition in the last week of preparation - but you CAN lose it! People suddenly get worried that they haven’t done everything right, … Continue reading Competition preparation do’s and dont’s

“Nailing” perfect sprint technique; high knee, quick recovery and toes up with one simple tip

I absolutely do not consider myself an expert on sprinting as it, at least by track & field terms, is not something I have done my entire life. But what I do consider myself quite an expert on is biomechanics and applying well researched concepts to actual sports specific training. And with the title of … Continue reading “Nailing” perfect sprint technique; high knee, quick recovery and toes up with one simple tip

Reduce pre-workout supplement sleep problems

How do you get to sleep normally while taking pre-workout supplements? Some people do not experience any problems, but for a lot of people preworkout supplements messes with their sleep. The easy way to avoid this of course is to just skip the pre-workout altogether, but I know from my own experience how tough this … Continue reading Reduce pre-workout supplement sleep problems