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
Oh the famous abs… So many hopeful aspirees, so many teachers and so few victorious in their quest. What I’ll share of course is the easy, no work all magic pill that transforms your sexy curvy stomach into a flat, tight 6-pack. You’ll only have to work once a year for 3 seconds, so that … Continue reading Best bodyweight exercises for abs
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
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
In may of this year, after returning from Myanmar, I had lost a lot of weight - and not in the good way. I had been training, maybe 1 or two times a week, during the month I was gone - which normally is adequate, to keep me somewhat in shape during holidays. But the … Continue reading Setting and reaching goals
There is an increasing focus on supplements, not just in the fitness industry but across all genres and levels of working out. You have got to give credit to the marketers of these supplement manufactures. They have made it mainstream for even girls to use supplements as part of their daily workout scheme. They are … Continue reading Correct use of pre workout supplements, habits and sleep
Having just written a “What is ..” on creatine, it was quite natural for me to transition into writing about the other supplement, I use regularly; beta alanine. This is also one of those, where if people asked what it does, I would end up giving them an explanation, that was complicated enough for them … Continue reading What is beta alanine? The new creatine?
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)
Do you enter your gym with the mindset of having to just get through your workout, in order to get the hell out of there again? Do you feel like you just have to have been there, in order to fulfill your promises to yourself? Then welcome to mediocrity. It is better than staying at … Continue reading Visualize yourself owning the workout