Apnea diving: The best breathing exercises for training

Apnea diving: The best breathing exercises for training

Apnea diving Breathing exercises: Not only during apnea diving you need a lot of air in the lungs. Even with general training, the better the breathing technique the more efficient the body is. Apnea diving requires a lot of oxygen. Apnea diver Maike Münster shows us how to train his breathing effectively on land.[…]

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I'm running a wolf - how do you get rid of it?

I'm running a wolf - how do you get rid of it?

Running a wolf. If you walk for a long time, the skin on your thighs can rupture. People also talk about running a wolf. What you do in this case and how you can prevent the wolf, explains dermatologist Dr. med. med Andreas Degenhardt. What does "running a wolf" mean? In many races or marathons you can observe runners who are walking with legs spread relatively far apart[…]

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How do I become a fitness model: material and agencies

How do I become a fitness model: material and agencies

In the first part of this article we started to define the preconditions for the start of the Sportmodelbuisness. This is exactly where we want to start now. Also read: How to become a "Fitness Model" (Part 1) Further picture possibilities Furthermore, you can have pictures of young photographers created free of charge[…]

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Tennis: The right club choice

Tennis: The right club choice

With the many offers tennis rackets it is difficult to keep track, especially since there is a racket then in variants. There is no rule on which racquet suits you, but you can transfer certain features of your tennis game to the racket purchase. The right tennis racket: that's what matters! The club choice is important for every tennis player[…]

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Slim, tight, beautiful - the perfect bikini figure

Slim, tight, beautiful - the perfect bikini figure

Not only a slim silhouette belongs to a great bikini figure. The muscles of the stomach, legs and butt should be subtly but visibly defined. Here are the best exercises for the perfect bikini figure and nutrition tips to build fat loss and muscle mass. Bikini figure deluxe: exercises for stomach, legs and buttocks Take an hour for your fitness three to four times a week[…]

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"If you learn rowing correctly, it is extremely effective"

"If you learn rowing correctly, it is extremely effective"

Every athlete has ever seen or even tried a rowing ergometer. But often the devices are not used optimally in gyms. In the interview, rowing expert Björn Schinke explains why rowing is so effective and what has to be taken into account when learning the technique. trainingsworld.com: What makes rowing so effective as training?[…]

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Boxing: Tips from the professional boxing coach

Boxing: Tips from the professional boxing coach

Boxing: Boxing is known to be one of the toughest sports ever. In order to survive in combat, the boxers need a variety of skills: agility, speed, strength and, of course, mental strength. Former amateur boxer and professional boxing coach Ian Burbedge talked to us about boxing training methods and how important they are to other sports[…]

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Running at minus temperatures: training in cold and snow

Running at minus temperatures: training in cold and snow

Running in the cold: Is a regular running training at minus temperatures even useful? What do I have to consider and how do I reduce the risk of a cold? Experienced running experts are there to help you with words and deeds and answer all important questions. Run properly in cold and cold temperatures: questions and answers Why does training in the cold lead to an increased heart attack risk compared to training at moderate temperatures[…]

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The physical conditions for stamina

The physical conditions for stamina

Prerequisites for stamina: Different aspects are crucial for good stamina. Learn important facts about the physical factors and the seven most important components about endurance here in the article! The different muscle fibers The performance of an athlete under stress and the exhaustion that results depend on his physical condition and conditions[…]

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Hill Climbing: Turbotraining for runners?

Hill Climbing: Turbotraining for runners?

Why is hill climbing so often recommended to runners and what does such training really do? We will go over this training form for you once exactly. Can you get faster by running uphill? For decades it has been recommended by trainers and authors to include hill climbs in the running training. From the sprinter over the middle distance runner to the marathon runner, this training tool is known and is also used with pleasure[…]

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Martial arts for children and adolescents

Martial arts for children and adolescents

It's never too late to learn martial arts. It is better if you start training from an early age. Why martial arts can be good for children and adolescents is shown in this article. Helpful defense or unnecessary brutality? Most parents are always concerned about martial arts when it comes to their own children[…]

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How harmful is chlorine to the skin?

How harmful is chlorine to the skin?

Swimmers and triathletes are in the water almost every day. This can be problematic, especially for the skin. Because water and chlorine can irritate the skin. How to protect your skin, explains dermatologist Dr. med. Andreas Degenhardt. The effect of chlorine on skin and hair Shoulder problems while swimming[…]

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mobility training

mobility training

What you do immediately before starting your workout can have a big impact on the training itself. Dynamic mobility exercises help you to optimally prepare your body for training. Many athletes prepare for a workout by routinely doing some stretching exercises. However, it is important to remember that stretching improves static (immovable) flexibility, but does not prepare the body to move quickly and efficiently during exercise[…]

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A tight butt: Training is all for your butt

A tight butt: Training is all for your butt

A nice butt is only partially a matter of genes. A crisp, tight butt gets its shape mainly through the gluteus maximus muscle. With the right exercises you strengthen this muscle, shape it - and draw attention to yourself on the beach. Train the "biggest buttock muscle" The "framework" of the pos is the ischial bone - the posterior part of the pelvis[…]

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Fitness for beginners VI: Equipment and clothing

Fitness for beginners VI: Equipment and clothing

The sports world offers a wealth of clothing, tools and little gadgets. To distinguish between absolutely necessary and useless bells and whistles is not easy for beginners. A small listing of the most important equipment should help you to separate the wheat from the chaff. What should I wear? A question that every woman faces every day in front of the wardrobe[…]

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Sports medicine: The runner knee

Sports medicine: The runner knee

With the increasing popularity of endurance sports, there have been more congestion injuries in recent years. In addition to injuries to the Achilles tendon and shin bone, the runner's knee is a typical complaint and occurs in about every fourth runner or jogger. What is the Tractus Iliotibialis[…]

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Is there an optimal cadence for cycling?

Is there an optimal cadence for cycling?

Hardly any sport at first glance seems to be as simple as cycling, as the movements from the outside initially look so simple. At second glance, however, it turns out that few sports are as complex as cycling, whether racing or mountain biking. Is a high cadence energetically cheaper? The complexity in cycling mainly affects the cadence; Because there are many studies that usually come to the conclusion that especially high treadmills are energetically favorable[…]

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The optimal nutrition for footballers

The optimal nutrition for footballers

Although football is the most popular sport with more than 120 million amateur players worldwide, there has been little scientific research into the nutritional needs of footballers. But at the moment, new investigations are being carried out and current research has shown that footballers should eat and drink like marathon runners[…]

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Pilates in pregnancy

Pilates in pregnancy

Gentle exercise is recommended during pregnancy that promotes flexibility, stamina and muscle strength and contributes to the overall well-being of pregnant women. Pilates, a slow and controlled training method, is therefore ideal for keeping your body fit. Pilates, a slow and controlled training method, is ideal for keeping the body fit during the 3 trimester of pregnancy and relieving some of the ailments that usually occur during pregnancy[…]

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Strength Training - The often forgotten puzzle piece in athletic training

Strength Training - The often forgotten puzzle piece in athletic training

Athletic training for athletes is actually always in relatively close connection with strength training. Unfortunately, very often in a wrong context. If you take a closer look at the strength training plans of many athletes - even professional athletes - these plans are more like a bodybuilding workout than a strength training template that is relevant to the type of sport being practiced[…]

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Right apnea diving

Right apnea diving

During apnea diving, ie diving without compressed air, it is important to dive as effortlessly as possible. Otherwise you use too much oxygen, which is missing underwater. Apnea instructor Maike Münster explains what to look for when diving apnea. "The most important thing at first is that you always remain calm and relaxed during apnea diving and never get hectic, " says Maike Münster, German master in apnea diving in 2001. […]

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Apnea diving - freedom under water

Apnea diving - freedom under water

To dive without a compressed air cylinder sounds at first very daring or even reckless. Nevertheless, the so-called apnea diving is very much in vogue. Apnoe instructor Maike Münster explains what is so fascinating about diving without compressed air bottles. "Apnea is more than just being underwater, it's better to be" in the middle instead of just being there "For me, scuba diving without a bottle is a feeling of freedom underwater.[…]

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Apnea diving - the first exercises

Apnea diving - the first exercises

In apnea diving you dive in contrast to scuba diving without compressed air bottle. The best stay under water for several minutes. But even the best started small once. How best to start with the apnea diving, explains the former German champion Maike Münster. "First of all, nobody has to be afraid of apnea diving, " says Maike Münster, the German champion of 2001. […]

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Right apnea diving

Right apnea diving

During apnea diving, ie diving without compressed air, it is important to dive as effortlessly as possible. Otherwise you use too much oxygen, which is missing underwater. Apnea instructor Maike Münster explains what to look for when diving apnea. "The most important thing at first is that you always remain calm and relaxed during apnea diving and never get hectic, " says Maike Münster, German master in apnea diving in 2001. […]

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The right equipment for apnea diving

The right equipment for apnea diving

If you've enjoyed diving without a compressed air bottle, it's time to take care of custom gear. Apnea Instructor Maike Münster gives tips on what to look for in equipment. " As with scuba diving, diving equipment without equipment also requires the usual equipment, ie suit, glasses and snorkel, " explains apnea instructor Maike Münster. […]

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214 meters deep with just one breath

214 meters deep with just one breath

Apnea is derived from Greek and means non-breathing or "free diving". So you dive only with the amount of air in your lungs without additional air supply. Every time we dive while snorkeling or breathe in the bathtub under water we do apnoe diving. As a sport, apnea diving is gaining in importance worldwide[…]

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"If you learn rowing correctly, it is extremely effective"

"If you learn rowing correctly, it is extremely effective"

Every athlete has ever seen or even tried a rowing ergometer. But often the devices are not used optimally in gyms. In the interview, rowing expert Björn Schinke explains why rowing is so effective and what has to be taken into account when learning the technique. trainingsworld.com: What makes rowing so effective as training?[…]

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Handball training: strength and explosiveness

Handball training: strength and explosiveness

The Handball World Cup 2019 in Germany is in full swing, and promises extremely exciting games. That's why handball training is currently a big topic! No wonder, the players of the national team such as Andreas Wolff, Uwe Gensheimer or Paul Drux bribe by speed, strength, athleticism and bounce. But how do the handball players effectively train their explosiveness[…]

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Sports medicine: The runner knee

Sports medicine: The runner knee

With the increasing popularity of endurance sports, there have been more congestion injuries in recent years. In addition to injuries to the Achilles tendon and shin bone, the runner's knee is a typical complaint and occurs in about every fourth runner or jogger. What is the Tractus Iliotibialis[…]

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mobility training

mobility training

What you do immediately before starting your workout can have a big impact on the training itself. Dynamic mobility exercises help you to optimally prepare your body for training. Many athletes prepare for a workout by routinely doing some stretching exercises. However, it is important to remember that stretching improves static (immovable) flexibility, but does not prepare the body to move quickly and efficiently during exercise[…]

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A tight butt: Training is all for your butt

A tight butt: Training is all for your butt

A nice butt is only partially a matter of genes. A crisp, tight butt gets its shape mainly through the gluteus maximus muscle. With the right exercises you strengthen this muscle, shape it - and draw attention to yourself on the beach. Train the "biggest buttock muscle" The "framework" of the pos is the ischial bone - the posterior part of the pelvis[…]

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Headballs are dangerous

Headballs are dangerous

Brain researchers have long believed that too many headballs can be bad for the brain. American researchers have now found new clues in a new study. If you can not remember what it's like after a football game, you may have overstated a header. For, as US researchers have found in a recent study, a header is harmless, but if his head is held out too often, the memory may suffer[…]

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Slim, tight, beautiful - the perfect bikini figure

Slim, tight, beautiful - the perfect bikini figure

Not only a slim silhouette belongs to a great bikini figure. The muscles of the stomach, legs and butt should be subtly but visibly defined. Here are the best exercises for the perfect bikini figure and nutrition tips to build fat loss and muscle mass. Bikini figure deluxe: exercises for stomach, legs and buttocks Take an hour for your fitness three to four times a week[…]

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Pilates for tennis players

Pilates for tennis players

Due to the many changes of direction and the unilateral screw connections in the body, tennis is a sport with great potential for injury. With targeted Pilates exercises you can counteract this. Pilates trainer Michaela Bimbi-Dresp explains effective exercises for your workout. Tennis is one of the asymmetric sports and can lead to muscular dysbalances when exercised intensively[…]

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Old men rower

Old men rower

Mark Twain once said, "Age is a matter of triumph of thought over machination. If you do not worry, it does not matter. "(" Age is an issue of mind over matter. ")" If you do not mind, it does not matter. ") The science of aging predicts a gradual decline in physical efficiency[…]

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How big is the injury risk for rowers really?

How big is the injury risk for rowers really?

Rowing is usually not a sport that is prone to injury because of the smooth and smooth movements. But as a 1-year study by Irish scientists on elite riders shows, this sport is by no means completely immune to the risk of injury. The scientists followed the progress of 20 internationally launched oarsmen belonging to the squad of the Irish Rowing Association[…]

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Life at the top

Life at the top

Elite rowers subject their bodies to incredibly high levels of physiological stress. What kind of testing and monitoring is needed to maintain maximum fitness during rowing training without completely collapsing? Richard Godfrey and Greg White explain it. Olympic rowing competitions are held over a distance of 2, 000 m[…]

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Training quality of gyms, that's really important!

Training quality of gyms, that's really important!

The fitness industry is one of the few that still has a sustained boom in Germany after several years of growth. But what factors promise a gym quality and how do you calculate the prices? The supply on the fitness market is getting bigger, in some cities almost unmanageable. There are roughly two trends[…]

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9 important box combinations |  Tips from martial arts experts

9 important box combinations | Tips from martial arts experts

Important box combinations: In order to achieve optimal athletic performance, in addition to the conditional abilities, the mastery of a good movement technique is of great importance. This also applies to boxing. Body hook and head hook In order to be able to announce combinations in a better, clearer and more comprehensible manner, punches in boxes are numbered (1, 2, 3)[…]

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Anaerobic training for better mileage

Anaerobic training for better mileage

Improve your mileage z. In the 5km race, for example, by training your anaerobic capacities. What that means and how it works, you will find out below. Over 93% of the energy you need for a 5km race is provided in an aerobic way (through oxygen consumption), and only 7% is provided independently without oxygen or anaerobically[…]

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The physical conditions for stamina

The physical conditions for stamina

Prerequisites for stamina: Different aspects are crucial for good stamina. Learn important facts about the physical factors and the seven most important components about endurance here in the article! The different muscle fibers The performance of an athlete under stress and the exhaustion that results depend on his physical condition and conditions[…]

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Hypertension already in children?

Hypertension already in children?

In 2011, the University Hospital Charité and the Institute of Sports Science in Berlin conducted a study with 6-year-old children prior to enrollment to see how their blood pressure and heart rate behave at rest and during exercise. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether there are differences in the factors compared to previous peer studies.[…]

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What is endurance - the energy paths

What is endurance - the energy paths

The goal of training programs is to develop the energy delivery systems to meet the needs of the sport. The basic weakness of the LSD training model is to promote only the aerobic energy supply. However, all energy systems must be trained for good performance in the endurance area. But before I explain why, you should understand how these energy paths work[…]

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The split squat (dumbbell jump)

The split squat (dumbbell jump)

Involved Muscles: Quadriceps (thighs) Achilles tendons, gluteus maximus (buttocks) fitness benefits Generally. The dumbbell jump is basically a one-leg jump. It can be performed by athletes with varying degrees of strength, although when using heavy weights it becomes an advanced exercise and should only be done by athletes with a good physical condition[…]

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Small but effective tips for six-pack and bikini figure

Small but effective tips for six-pack and bikini figure

Bacon instead of sixpack? Unfortunately there is no bikini figure and six-pack, hard work behind it. But you can support his training and nutrition with little tricks in everyday life. With the right knowledge and a little patience, everyone can reach their desired body Now fast and easy to dream figure[…]

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Hill Climbing: Turbotraining for runners?

Hill Climbing: Turbotraining for runners?

Why is hill climbing so often recommended to runners and what does such training really do? We will go over this training form for you once exactly. Can you get faster by running uphill? For decades it has been recommended by trainers and authors to include hill climbs in the running training. From the sprinter over the middle distance runner to the marathon runner, this training tool is known and is also used with pleasure[…]

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The right breathing technique when you're on the crawl

The right breathing technique when you're on the crawl

Swimming is one of the most technically demanding sports ever! Because you are not only moving in a medium that naturally slows down, but also has to coordinate many different movements and the right breathing at the same time. One of the biggest mistakes of athletes in the crawl swimming is to hold their breath[…]

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Faris Al-Sultan on Triathlon, Ironman, Training and End of career

Faris Al-Sultan on Triathlon, Ironman, Training and End of career

It was not in Hawaii, but in Karlsfeld in 2003, when our training world author Nico denies his first ever triathlon. After all, with the aim of not "last" to be, which luckily also succeeded. The winner was Faris Al-Sultan, who then made a sensational career. Faris has crowned his career in addition to many first places with the victory of the Ironman in Hawaii in 2005 and the European title in 2011 in Frankfurt[…]

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Boxing as stress reduction: ideal balance for the professional life

Boxing as stress reduction: ideal balance for the professional life

Boxing as stress reduction: Martial arts like MMA, boxing or Muay Thai are undoubtedly among the harder and most demanding sports ever. Courage, coordination, technique, strength, flexibility, speed and endurance demand everything from the athlete. So it's ideal for strengthening your body and mind in stressful everyday life, and to reduce body fat and build up your muscles[…]

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Marathon - Checklist for the competition bag

Marathon - Checklist for the competition bag

On the day of the race, hectic can quickly arise. Especially if you have not packed your competition bag yet. So that we do not forget anything when packing for the next marathon, we have compiled a checklist. In order to avoid unnecessary stress, you should pick up your competition documents on the day before the race and take a look at the route to the start and finish[…]

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Running at minus temperatures: training in cold and snow

Running at minus temperatures: training in cold and snow

Running in the cold: Is a regular running training at minus temperatures even useful? What do I have to consider and how do I reduce the risk of a cold? Experienced running experts are there to help you with words and deeds and answer all important questions. Run properly in cold and cold temperatures: questions and answers Why does training in the cold lead to an increased heart attack risk compared to training at moderate temperatures[…]

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African Runners: Why are Kenyans and Ethiopians so fast?

African Runners: Why are Kenyans and Ethiopians so fast?

African Runners: Why are Kenyans and Ethiopians so fast? The dominance of African athletes on the athletics middle and long distances is known to almost everyone. This development is being discussed controversially in science. The article tries to shed light on this phenomenon and shows possible causes and explanations[…]

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The Periodization of Strength Training - Basics

The Periodization of Strength Training - Basics

So far, I have made it clear how important the power abilities in canoe racing are and how high the demands in this area are on the athletes. Only optimal strength combined with a good training of specific abilities will ultimately lead to success. In the previous articles, I made it clear how important the power abilities in canoe racing are and how high the demands in this area are on the athletes[…]

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mobility training

mobility training

What you do immediately before starting your workout can have a big impact on the training itself. Dynamic mobility exercises help you to optimally prepare your body for training. Many athletes prepare for a workout by routinely doing some stretching exercises. However, it is important to remember that stretching improves static (immovable) flexibility, but does not prepare the body to move quickly and efficiently during exercise[…]

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Ten effective tips for your running training!

Ten effective tips for your running training!

In order to have a lasting success in running training, they should force different aspects of the training. There should be technology, regeneration, different intensities. Read the key aspects that will make you fast in the long run. 1st basis run ABC The Run ABC trains the basics of running movements by breaking them down into individual components[…]

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Compression stockings to increase performance

Compression stockings to increase performance

In recent years, you could see more and more runners with compression stockings during a competition. Whether this new type of functional clothing really brings something should be found out in a German-American study. For this purpose, 21 moderately trained athletes (39.3 +/- 10.9 years) with healthy legs were randomly tested on a treadmill[…]

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Sports medicine: The runner knee

Sports medicine: The runner knee

With the increasing popularity of endurance sports, there have been more congestion injuries in recent years. In addition to injuries to the Achilles tendon and shin bone, the runner's knee is a typical complaint and occurs in about every fourth runner or jogger. What is the Tractus Iliotibialis[…]

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Agility in climbing

Agility in climbing

Agility is an absolute must for a climber. It helps to achieve greater range and improved mobility. Above all, the preventive aspect of higher load tolerance and longevity - especially of the joints - should not be underestimated. That's why stretching is so important to climbers One of the biggest mistakes in sports - which in my experience is a good part of both the amateur and the professional sector - is the neglect of this eminently important area[…]

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Running: Mobility and stability training lead to success

Running: Mobility and stability training lead to success

More than 80 percent of runners have an increased potential for injury because they are not sufficiently mobile or sufficiently stable in the respective joints. Therefore, a functional training of flexibility and stability should necessarily be part of running training. The current running shoe trends: Energy Boost, E-Motion & On let you run like crazy[…]

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Progression is the magic word

Progression is the magic word

Extensive testing is crucial for good and effective personal training. The motion analysis plays a crucial role here. When and to what extent should a motion analysis be performed? The simple and only correct answer is: ALWAYS before the trainer starts with a new customer and ALWAYS as detailed as possible[…]

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Is there an optimal cadence for cycling?

Is there an optimal cadence for cycling?

Hardly any sport at first glance seems to be as simple as cycling, as the movements from the outside initially look so simple. At second glance, however, it turns out that few sports are as complex as cycling, whether racing or mountain biking. Is a high cadence energetically cheaper? The complexity in cycling mainly affects the cadence; Because there are many studies that usually come to the conclusion that especially high treadmills are energetically favorable[…]

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Glucose removal while hiking

Glucose removal while hiking

Recreational hikers, who are restricted during their migration, may be at increased risk of injury, hypothermia and fatigue. These are the results of a study developed in British-Canadian cooperation. Mountain hiking is one of the endurance sports that tend to produce a negative energy balance. Studies among soldiers indicate that only very serious energy deficits have a negative impact on performance[…]

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The shoulder as a key joint in climbing movements

The shoulder as a key joint in climbing movements

Climbing is lifestyle and philosophy of life. But in recent years climbing has also developed as a sport. Often the nature-conscious movement on the rock gives way to a performance and competition-oriented goal. With regard to this sporty orientation, climbing is in its infancy compared to other sports, such as athletics or many ball sports[…]

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Running training in winter

Running training in winter

Early onset of darkness, high humidity, cold, rain and snow can spoil the fun of running in the cold season. At least if you are not prepared for the weather. Here are tips for running training in winter. At the end of the year, many runners find it increasingly difficult to keep fit in the fresh air[…]

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The temperature regulation of your organism - An important physiological regulatory mechanism in sport

The temperature regulation of your organism - An important physiological regulatory mechanism in sport

As homoiotherm, that is equal warm, the human organism is referred to in terms of body temperature. The temperature in the core, ie inside the trunk and in the head is relatively constant 37 ° C - whether in summer or winter, whether you are sleeping or awake. Especially during exercise, the system of temperature regulation of your organism is in full swing.[…]

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Plyometric training in basketball

Plyometric training in basketball

Using the example of basketball I would like to illustrate plyometric exercises for the development of bounce. Of course, one can only describe a general exercise sequence. In practice, each athlete needs a tailored training program that takes into account their strengths and weaknesses. All selected training forms should be sport specific[…]

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May I run at freezing temperatures?

May I run at freezing temperatures?

Granted, it's not always pleasant to walk in extreme cold. It still raises the question of whether it is dangerous to go jogging at minus degrees and from which temperature running at minus temperatures can really be dangerous. Run at minus temperatures Running at minus temperatures is not for everyone[…]

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"There is no time for nervousness"

"There is no time for nervousness"

The winner takes it all: In the Basketball Bundesliga run the playoffs and decide moments on progress and homecoming. In the interview, the young star Florian Koch (Telekom Baskets Bonn) talks about the mental aspect of the playoffs. trainingsworld Basektball expert Ramy Azrak has met the young Florian Koch from Bonn after the dramatic 4th playoff match between Telekom Baskets Bonn and EWE Baskets Oldenburg (72:71)[…]

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"Every decision affects the result"

"Every decision affects the result"

Basketball professional Florian Koch of the Telekom Baskets Bonn talks about his role as a roleplayer, the reading and the difficulty of always giving 100 percent. trainingsworld.com: Holger Geschwindner had his protégé, Dirk Nowitzki, read certain books and learn a musical instrument. From your point of view, is that important for the psyche to become calmer and cooler, or is that nonsense from your point of view? […]

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Season preparation for the goalkeeper: bounce, speed, coordination

Season preparation for the goalkeeper: bounce, speed, coordination

After a season and the following break you want to go back as a goalkeeper but again in football training. For this purpose, a specific goalkeeper training for the season preparation is suitable. Goalkeeper training for the season preparation At some point it tingles and you are looking forward to catching a ball, to hunt, to pick flanks and finally to pursue his "PASSION" again - to stand in goal and annoy the opposing striker[…]

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Strength Training - The often forgotten puzzle piece in athletic training

Strength Training - The often forgotten puzzle piece in athletic training

Athletic training for athletes is actually always in relatively close connection with strength training. Unfortunately, very often in a wrong context. If you take a closer look at the strength training plans of many athletes - even professional athletes - these plans are more like a bodybuilding workout than a strength training template that is relevant to the type of sport being practiced[…]

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"Judo has made me a human being."

"Judo has made me a human being."

Andreas Tölzer - a guarantor of the success of the German Judo Federation in recent years. After winning the bronze medal at the World Cup in Rio, he has ended his career. He talked to us about his training, ups, downs and what he might do differently today. Andreas Tölzer trained at the federal base in Cologne and has perfected his environment year after year. […]

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"I do not regret it for one second that I came here ..."

"I do not regret it for one second that I came here ..."

More than 11, 000 athletic talents are currently being promoted at 41 elite sports schools in Germany. One of these talents is the Judoka Anna-Maria Wagner, who celebrated various national and international successes this year and has recently been living and training in Stuttgart. The House of Athletes in Stuttgart There are several floors in the athletes' home in Stuttgart[…]

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How will the new competition rules arrive?

How will the new competition rules arrive?

Meanwhile, several months have passed since the introduction of the new competition rules in judo and numerous tournaments at various levels have been carried out with the new rules. Time for a review. As was the case four years ago, the new rules generated a lot of fuss at the beginning of this cycle[…]

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"I go well with a small country like Luxembourg ..."

"I go well with a small country like Luxembourg ..."

In a new series of interviews, coaches from various successful judo teams on a national and international level talk about their planning and strategy for the following Olympic Games and what role they play as coaches: Interview with Ralf Heiler, Luxembourg coach Ralf Heiler was previously coach of the Bundesliga side KSV Esslingen and known as partner and coach of the starting for Luxembourg Marie Muller[…]

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Many terms - A nutritional concept (not only) for top climbers!

Many terms - A nutritional concept (not only) for top climbers!

Sport Climbing Diet: Most top climbers feed more or less strictly on the Fighter diet. More or less? Right: Often they do not know what to do with terms like "Fighter Diet" or "Warrior Diet". Nevertheless, her nutritional style often corresponds to the concept. Already in the penultimate column was, based on the specific example of the American (non-) breakfast, hinted: virtually all Topkletterer are more or less "fighter-Snacker" during the day: How does a climbing professional feed[…]

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Stress, risks and injuries when climbing and bouldering

Stress, risks and injuries when climbing and bouldering

What we practice today with bouldering, difficulty climbing or speed climbing as the disciplines of a modern sport is one of mankind's oldest forms of movement. Climbing has always been a natural way of getting around. Curiosity, adventure and passion have furthered her. Stress, risks and injuries when climbing and bouldering Today, climbing is a way of life, a philosophy of dealing with and confronting oneself and the environment[…]

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Align the shoulder blades correctly

Align the shoulder blades correctly

The shoulder blade area is often too short during training - as the shoulder blades are located on the back of the body, they are simply forgotten. But just this part of the body is rather weak in this day and deserves a special attention. The shoulder blade area in particular is rather weak in this age of computer work and deserves special attention[…]

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What is bouldering?  Climbing at jump height or more?

What is bouldering? Climbing at jump height or more?

Every year, the Boulder elite meets once more for a rendezvous at the Munich Olympic Stadium and boulders for the bet. But what exactly is this bouldering? Simple: Bouldering is the maximum strength discipline of sport climbing. Short routes with few, often relatively distant trains on small handles and reduced treads, mostly in steeply inclined overhangs[…]

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Handball training: strength and explosiveness

Handball training: strength and explosiveness

The Handball World Cup 2019 in Germany is in full swing, and promises extremely exciting games. That's why handball training is currently a big topic! No wonder, the players of the national team such as Andreas Wolff, Uwe Gensheimer or Paul Drux bribe by speed, strength, athleticism and bounce. But how do the handball players effectively train their explosiveness[…]

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Risk of infection in swimming pools: risk of infection?

Risk of infection in swimming pools: risk of infection?

Is there a risk of infection in the swimming pool? Does chlorine kill all pathogens, fungi, viruses and bacteria, or can I catch a disease or infection? Medical risks when bathing in public swimming pools. Pathogens in the swimming pool In response to a BBC press review article "What The Papers Say" appeared last year about disease transmission during sports activities, we received a letter to the editor asking why the issue of 'swimming' was not mentioned in this post[…]

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Pilates mat program: Single Leg Circles

Pilates mat program: Single Leg Circles

trainingsworld's sports expert for Pilates, Michaela Bimbi-Dresp, shows and explains the execution of the Pilates exercise Single Leg Circles (or One Leg Circle) for your mat program. effect In principle, this Pilates exercise (as the name suggests) is about pulling circles with your leg. A leg is stretched towards the ceiling and performs circular movements[…]

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New trend hot courses: Hot Yoga

New trend hot courses: Hot Yoga

More and more new sports trends conquer the fitness world and overtake the classic gyms. This includes yoga at a room temperature of about 40 degrees Celsius. What is this new trend that takes more and more foot in Europe? Training at approx. 40 ° C room temperature. The best known workout at 40 ° C room temperature is certainly yoga (in the warmth), also called "hot yoga". […]

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Pilates in the rehabilitation of breast cancer

Pilates in the rehabilitation of breast cancer

This article provides some important information on breast cancer, which is important for the exercise selection and modification following re-entry training. However, this does not release the unconditional obligation to familiarize yourself with the individual situation of the customer, because there are different treatment methods and medications[…]

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Effective cycling training: the tips of professionals

Effective cycling training: the tips of professionals

Cycling training: Of course, professional cyclists have much more time and significantly better resources available for their training than the average gas consumer. Nevertheless, we too can derive considerable benefit from the knowledge of the professionals as we take a closer look at the content of their training[…]

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Skigymnastik: The effective winter sports fitness workout for the home

Skigymnastik: The effective winter sports fitness workout for the home

Skigymnastik is important! Outside, it is getting cold and the ski season is not long in coming. In order to be optimally prepared for the piste, it is important to strengthen the leg and trunk muscles in advance. In a training video we show you the best strengthening exercises for skiers! Skigymnastik: The strengthening of the muscles is also important for amateur skiers Skiing like Felix Neureuther or Marcel Hirscher know exactly: In order to be able to deliver the best performance every winter on the big downhills, it is necessary to first sweat in the weight room[…]

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Well prepared for the ski season

Well prepared for the ski season

The better you go into the ski season physically prepared, the more enjoyment you will have on skiing. Good physical performance (especially strength, stability, and endurance) can help you stay on your skis longer and prevent sore muscles or injuries. Skigymnastik, strength training and exercises: The effective workout for winter sports Hindu push-up When skiing is next to a good torso and pelvic stability, of course, especially the endurance of strength in the legs important[…]

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Piloxing: A mix of strength and aesthetics

Piloxing: A mix of strength and aesthetics

Crossover sports are trendy. So sports in which two disciplines are combined. Seatrekking and Stand Up Paddling Yoga are just the latest examples. Now, a new crossover sport is starting to spark the enthusiasm of fitness enthusiasts. The magic word is: Piloxing. Aesthetics coupled with speed and power Piloxing is made up of the terms Pilates and Boxing[…]

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Angelique Kerber and the lost Fed Cup final

Angelique Kerber and the lost Fed Cup final

Germany has clearly lost the Fed Cup Final against the Czech Republic. The focus of this defeat was the German number 1 Angelique Kerber. She has lost 2 singles matches, although she was the better player for long stretches and sometimes had a high lead in the set. In both singles, Kerber broke in mentally and ultimately lost to himself[…]

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Bungee training in volleyball & beach volleyball

Bungee training in volleyball & beach volleyball

Bounce training: One of the most common and impressive pictures of volleyball and beach volleyball is the athletes in the air. In attack or in defense, the athletes are in the air near the net. This illustrates very well what is of immense importance, among other things for the sport: An enormous bounce[…]

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Exercises for rehabilitation and remobilization with ViPR

Exercises for rehabilitation and remobilization with ViPR

After describing some of the basic principles of rehabilitation and remobilization with ViPR yesterday, there are now four concrete exercises on how to train your joints in fast-changing sports and protect them from injury. 1) (transversal) displacement, three-dimensional hip rotation, sideways running If the performer has immobile hocks (dorsiflexion) and hips (spreading / tightening), you can use isolated mobilization exercises[…]

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Meteorology for mountain hikers

Meteorology for mountain hikers

What do a hot air balloon, the breathing of a diver and an air pump tell us about the weather? For hikers meteorology is a useful to important knowledge! The other day I was with my daughter on the balcony and she screamed very excited because she had seen a hot air balloon. Curious, she asked why he could fly[…]

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Hiking: First Aid

Hiking: First Aid

Mountain hiking is not only the oldest, but also the most popular natural sport. All other types of mountaineering have evolved from this. Hiking is still considered the most popular sport today. Who has not experienced it yet? You miss or slip and you already have the problem of injury during a tour[…]

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