Make Weight: The Weight-Cut in Martial Arts

Make Weight: The Weight-Cut in Martial Arts

The weight-cut or "make weight": Whether MMA, boxing, Muay Thai or judo; In order to be able to start in a certain weight class, the same applies to all fighters: the kilos, which have to go down to the official weighing, to reach by starving and exhaling. How do fighters lose weight fast? Better boxing - with this course for training at home, it works[…]

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What is the fat burning pulse?

What is the fat burning pulse?

An old fitness fairy tale says that you have to run at a slow pace (110-130 pulse) for at least 20 minutes before fat burning begins in the cells. Luckily, this fairytale is not true. The fitness fairy tale that you have to run at a slow pace (110-130 pulse) for at least 20 minutes before fat burning starts in the cells is not true, because the fat burning in the body is boosted immediately after the first few minutes of exercise, Also, the running speed does not have to be snailish, because everyone should run so that this is also perceived as exhausting, ie the more you sweat, the better[…]

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How to regenerate properly

How to regenerate properly

Good regeneration can help you to gain a decisive lead in your performance development. Therefore - pay more attention to the time after training or competition: Regenerate properly! Regeneration: amateur athlete or ambitious competitive athlete OUR TIP: Magnesium citrate [670 mg per capsule] Laboratory tested, high-dose, vegan and manufactured in Germany Whether you are a hobby athlete or ambitious competitive athlete - the goal is to improve your own physical performance through your well-planned sports training[…]

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Coordination training in tennis

Coordination training in tennis

Coordination training plays an important role in tennis, which is often neglected especially in the training of young tennis players. The versatility of tennis sports requires the player to master many complex forms of movement. Imagine the impact movement only once. The player must coordinate the ball throw, club leadership, body movement and the meeting point so that the ball lands in the opposing service area[…]

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Training plans for a triathlon camp

Training plans for a triathlon camp

The last few parts of this article described in detail a training camp for triathletes. If you also plan to participate in a training camp in the south or to do it yourself, we would like to give you some design examples in the following article. The triathlon training camp ended in the last article of this series with the queen stage for Teide[…]

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Specific endurance training: Interval training for ball athletes

Specific endurance training: Interval training for ball athletes

Interval training for footballers: Ball sports, such as football, require a specific baseline stamina, which is trained on the alternation of long runs and sprints as well as duels. Therefore, in endurance training, short intensive phases must be built in the form of interval training. The basic stamina in ball sports Ideal for the creativity of children[…]

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Different variants of stretching exercises and methods

Different variants of stretching exercises and methods

There are dynamic and static stretching exercises that can be performed both actively and passively. Active is an elongation which is carried out by means of the antagonist. In a passive variant, a partner, a machine, gravity or another muscle takes over this task. The passive mobility is always greater than the active one[…]

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Crunches and Co: effective abdominal training for "home"

Crunches and Co: effective abdominal training for "home"

Now that summer is here, of course, a nice "six-pack" can be seen. You can easily save the way to the gym and invest the time directly in an effective and modern home training! Learn step by step how to properly and easily train your abs at home without any aids You do not need a machine for a good abdominal training[…]

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How to regenerate properly

How to regenerate properly

Good regeneration can help you to gain a decisive lead in your performance development. Therefore - pay more attention to the time after training or competition: Regenerate properly! Regeneration: amateur athlete or ambitious competitive athlete OUR TIP: Magnesium citrate [670 mg per capsule] Laboratory tested, high-dose, vegan and manufactured in Germany Whether you are a hobby athlete or ambitious competitive athlete - the goal is to improve your own physical performance through your well-planned sports training[…]

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The right training for the half marathon

The right training for the half marathon

The marathon inspires the masses, as shown by the starting fields of the big runs in Germany. However, with all the euphoria, it must not be forgotten that such great burdens also entail risks. Beginners should only start a marathon after thorough preparation. The half marathon is becoming increasingly popular[…]

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Wear and tear due to incorrect loads

Wear and tear due to incorrect loads

Not infrequently, complaints arise for which there is initially no apparent reason. Since there is no trauma, it is completely incomprehensible to most people why pain develops. Often incorrect loads and overloads are the reason. It is not uncommon for bad training, such as overweight or misalignment, to lead to overuse and premature wear over and over again[…]

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What is coordination training?

What is coordination training?

In team sports, speed always occurs in the form of short sprints that are performed linearly across the pitch. Much more common are fast runs with changes of direction to keep the opponent from winning the ball. For this reason, training content with spontaneous changes of running speed is an important part of the training[…]

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Stretching: Before or after exercise, dynamic or static

Stretching: Before or after exercise, dynamic or static

There are many myths of when and how to stretch. Many opinions, many theses, but how do you know what is right and what is not? Which facts are there and what should be considered? The story of stretching begins with the so-called "Naive Phase, " in which the expansion of the range of motion was in the foreground[…]

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Get fit - How sleep improves performance

Get fit - How sleep improves performance

Fitter getting asleep is the dream of many sports-lazy athletes. In fact, sleep does not make you fitter. However, if you do not sleep well enough, your physical performance also suffers. Various studies have shown that. Our body needs enough sleep to recover from the hardships of the day. This not only applies to working people, but above all to athletes[…]

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Warm up with children - catching games

Warm up with children - catching games

Warm up with children: Anyone who trains a children's or youth team as a sports teacher or hobby coach knows about the difficulties of the warm-up. Children rarely adhere to pulse ranges and Borg scales. Fighting games are therefore ideal as a means of load dosing. Especially for children: That's why warming up in sports is just part of it[…]

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Effective warm-up for the Rope workout

Effective warm-up for the Rope workout

In the coming weeks fitness expert Eckart Acker will present effective workouts with ropes. These are extremely exhausting but also effective, so you should not start training without a good warm-up. Part of the warm-up is something even toddlers learn: crawling. Crawling is part of the warm-up program, a preparation because it creates tension in the body or activates the muscles[…]

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Crunches and Co: effective abdominal training for "home"

Crunches and Co: effective abdominal training for "home"

Now that summer is here, of course, a nice "six-pack" can be seen. You can easily save the way to the gym and invest the time directly in an effective and modern home training! Learn step by step how to properly and easily train your abs at home without any aids You do not need a machine for a good abdominal training[…]

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Running for Professionals: Make Efficient Use of Training Time

Running for Professionals: Make Efficient Use of Training Time

Full-time employment, family and friends sometimes give you little breathing space for sports activities. However, before the sport is left on track because of lack of time, you should use the available time efficiently. Some examples. A profitable workout does not necessarily have to be long. Even those who have little time can keep fit[…]

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