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Salt vs. Himalaya Salt

I am a big proponent of the Lime-Salt-Water. Actually the first ever article I published back in 2009 was on this tip and since then it has taken off. I frequently see statements about it. And some make me wonder. Specifically about the Himalaya Salt as being overrated. As these[…]

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3 Dinge, die ich von Sven Knipphals gelernt habe

Sven Knipphals lief mit 17 Jahren bei einem Wettkampf eine persönliche Betzeit von 12,39 Sekunden über 100m. 12 Jahre später stellte er eine persönliche Bestleistung von 10,13 Sekunden über 100m ein. Neben einigen Medaillen bei den Europameisterschaften ist er auch auf Platz 9 der ewigen deutschen Sprintbestenliste. Ich arbeite seit[…]

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Programs vs. Systems

When considering strengthtraining and program design one of the most important distinctions to make is differentiating between a training program and a training system. And therefore a programs-based approach and systems-based approach. Program Design is often explained and taught by individual programs. Which is just an isolated view on one[…]

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Ask the Coach #42 – Das beste Tempo zum Training der Maximalkraft

Ask the Coach“ ist die Kolumne in der Wolfgang Unsöld Eure Fragen zu Training & Ernährung beantwortet. Das gleichnamige Buch ist im Riva Verlag erschienen und direkt hier auf Amazon erhältlich. Frage: Guten Tag,  ich habe viel über Tempo gelesen und gesucht. Ich habe mehrmals Studie über dieses Thema viel recherchiert. Ich habe mehrmals[…]

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Three Considerations for Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting is the latest hype in the diet and nutrition world. Intermittent Fasting has many benefits which are scientifically proven. I still use Intermittent Fasting only in a few specific cases and only certain types of Intermittent Fasting . This article gives on overview over the why and how. What[…]

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Sauna, Heat & Insulin Sensitivity

After my recent trip to Dubai in August, 42° was the average daily temperature, I have dedicated a large chunk of my study time to the effects of heat on multiple mechanism in the body. I came across some quite fascinating research and will do a multiple article serious on[…]

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Dubai, Heat & Brain Function

We have been on a vacation to Dubai this August. All travel sites do recommend to not visit Dubai in the summer months due to the extreme heat. This heat was actually the main reason why we chose Dubai as the destination. The week we spent there we had about[…]

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Paralysis by Analysis

Whatever you want to do or start especially in the areas of training or nutrition, these days you will find plenty of conflicting information. Eat meat, yes or no? Take multivitamin, yes or no? Lift weights, yes or no? Go for a run, yes or no? And when anyone is[…]

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Ask the Coach #41 – Programm Design Prinzipien

Ask the Coach“ ist die Kolumne in der Wolfgang Unsöld Eure Fragen zu Training & Ernährung beantwortet. Das gleichnamige Buch ist im Riva Verlag erschienen und direkt hier auf Amazon erhältlich. Frage: Wie würde man beim Heavy/Light System das Unterkörperprogramm gestalten? Oberkörper ist klar. Das Training ist metabol mit dem Ziel Muskelaufbau, z.B.:  A1[…]

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Food-induced Hypoperfusion of the Brain 

Optimal brain function is important. Important for physical and cognitive health. And for progress in training and competition. Optimal brain function depends on optimal blood flow to the brain. Blood flow is called perfusion. Hypoperfusion is therefore a lack of bloodflow. And quantity next to quality of bloodflow is an[…]

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