YPSI – Wolfgang Unsoeld

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2 Things I Know For Sure About Periodization

1. Periodization has one major purpose, to easily and effectively guide which is the next program to choose, thats gets you closer to your goal Periodization is often made way too complicated. Periodization is simple. But not easy.  A definition of periodization is: Periodization is a systematic approach to the[…]

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for Fatloss

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for Fatloss

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) is key to individualize nutrition and accelerate fatloss Carbohydrates and sugars significantly effect fatloss, fat gain and body composition due to changes in blood sugar levels.  In simple terms, the higher the average blood sugar level and the greater the blood sugar fluctuations, the harder is[…]

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Books to read during the Corona Days

Here you find the German version of this article. Gyms are closed around the world. Home Training is limited. Trainers are home. Fear is a brain-killer. Learning and productivity are brain-makers. As John F. Kennedy once said: „When written in Chinese, the word crisis is composed of two characters —[…]

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The Ultimate Guide to Body Comp Transformations

Loose fat. Build muscles.  These are the two most common goals of everyone training in gyms all over the world. And those two goals are summed as Body Comp changes, improvements and eventually Transformations. What is Body Comp? Body Comp is short for body composition. This term is used to[…]

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Are there successful vegan athletes?

Thats a question I have been asked frequently over the last 10 years. And the answer is not as simple as yes or no. First, we need to define what „successful“ is. Does that mean you do better than the average at your sport? Or does it mean that you[…]

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I am not your Low Carb Guru

One the most discussed topics in nutrition of all time is „Low Carb vs. High Carb – whats better?“ In the 80s and 90s fat was demonized as causing heart disease and carbs were said to be essential for physical and cognitive performance. What a decade later had been proved[…]

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Biochemistry for the Personal Trainer

Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes of living organisms. Our human biochemistry regulates what happens on a cellular level. It regulates how much energy we have, how fast we recover and how well we sleep. Biochemistry can be divided in three fields; molecular genetics, protein science and metabolism. Biochemistry[…]

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How to clean the YPSI Tool

You want to use your tool for a long time? Then maintain it properly! The YPSI tool is manufactured 100% in Germany. Highest precision and many years of experience in wood processing make it unique. Its made from regional wood, in this case pear, to guarantee the best possible quality.[…]

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What is Muscle Testing?

The Definition of Muscle Testing: “Manual Muscle Testing is a procedure for the evaluation of the function and strength of individual muscles and muscle groups based on effective performance of a movement in relation to the forces of gravity and manual resistance.” Muscle Testing is often a misunderstood diagnostic procedure.[…]

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The Modified Sots Press

The classic Sots Press is a behind-the-neck press with a snatch (very wide) grip in the bottom position of a squat with flat heels. It is an assistance exercise popularized by Russian weightlifters to increase the ability to stabilize the barbell in the bottom position of the full snatch. It[…]

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