Burning Fat vs Losing Fat

Burning Fat vs Losing Fat

There is a big difference between burning fat and losing fat and unfortunately, the two are not often differentiated correctly. When it comes to l...

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Systemic Fatigue

Systemic Fatigue

When we talk about training, we need to think about the whole picture! So when we think about fatigue and what workouts cause the most amount of fa...

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Motor Unit Recruitment

Motor Unit Recruitment

A motor unit consists of a single motor neuron and the muscle fibers it innervates. So in one muscle, like your quads, you have many different moto...

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Work Capacity

Work Capacity

Work capacity is a concept often tossed around but rarely defined. In short, it's just a term used to describe how much of / how well you are able ...

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Understanding Cortisol

Understanding Cortisol

Cortisol often gets the reputation as the bad guy, but this really isn’t true. Cortisol serves a specific function and its over-activation can lead...

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General vs Specific Response

General vs Specific Response

When it comes to training science, we like to talk about the concept of general adaptation syndrome and how it relates to training. In short, estee...

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Understanding Inflammation

Understanding Inflammation

Inflammation is a hot topic at the moment. It's used to sell things, describe things, and even justify actions. However, the body’s inflammatory re...

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How To Warm-Up Properly

How To Warm-Up Properly

It blows my mind, but I frequently hear about young teams and athletes who do not warm up properly or do not even warm up in the first place. Or I’...

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The Tabata Method

The Tabata Method

The Tabata Method/Protocol is said to have been pionereed by Dr. Izumi Tabata, although Dr. Tabata has actually credited Olympic speed skating coac...

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