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I have written about warm-up earlier, you can find it here. It contained benefits and importance of warm-up, the excellent warm-up protocol to follow. Now, let’s talk about cool-down. How easy it’s just end your work-out doing nothing afterwards? You have just spend around an hour hard exercise you don’t have interest or energy for cool-down. Hands up, if you can recognise yourself? So, are cool-downs beneficial or not? Should you add some cool-down your exercise or continue the same way that...

Everyone’s favourite subject lactate or lactic acid! The topic that rises up regularly, with plenty of mistakes and misunderstanding. You might have heard athletes, even coaches speak lactate soreness. Even you might have feel lactate after heavy exercise? Did you know that lactate or lactic acid doesn’t cause soreness? Nor fatigue? Not even pain? If not, keep reading… WHAT IS LACTATE? Yeah, you read right! Lactate doesn’t cause fatigue, pain or soreness! Lactate and lactic acid are not the...

There is a post about weight training benefits for runners, you can find it here. That post considers why runners should add strength training in their program, energy system and different types of strength training such as strength, power and endurance. Now let’s look neuromuscular response to weight training. In the neuromuscular system nerves from the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system are linked and work together with muscles. Neuromuscular training aim is to improve...

Cathy Heller is a podcaster, speaker, life coacher and now writer. As her first book was published 12th of November. Don’t keep your daily job book continue the same line as her podcasts. It reminds us to go after our dream. It’s doesn’t matter what our backgrounds are, everyone can succeed in their life. People who own businesses are not different than others, they are not necessarily born rich. They have followed their passion. STORIES The book is full of regular people stories. Stories of...

Let’s continue the list of the must-read books list. We have previously list sports science and nutrition book, and it’s time for coaching books. WHY COACHING BOOKS? For coaches, these are good books to develop your skills, and maybe remind some things you have already forget since school times. For others, if you don’t have a coach, these books might help you to understand how to build a training schedule, how to divide your training session. Also, if you are looking for a coach or follow...

Have you ever look at others and thought about how they have so much energy? How they seem to have everything in their life? And you just struggle to daily life, going to work, surviving basic task, waiting for the weekend. You might have tried to go to the gym or jog after work several times but always, go back to old habits. There will always be a new Monday, new start. How about if you start now and never stop. No more new Mondays and new short time motivation. What makes you as energetic...

Earlier this autumn I got to chance to read Neil Pasricha’s new book You are awesome -How to Navigate Change, Wrestle with Failure, and Live an Intentional Life. Book will be published 5th of November. Neil Pasricha is a Canadian author, entrepreneur and public speaker. You might have heard of his TED talk The 3 A’s of awesome. His also wrote New York Times bestseller The Book of Awesome and other books. YOU ARE AWESOME You are awesome is a combination of humour, motivation, teaching and...

Most of us do some stretching regularly, or at least when they feel muscle soreness. Is it really necessary, or benefit at all? Common reason why people stretch: 1. decrease muscle soreness and pain 2. injury prevention 3. get more flexibility STRETCHING TYPES There are several different stretching types, where static stretching is maybe one of the most common for people. Actually, CR and static stretching don’t make any difference for the outcome. Whereas static stretching is most...

There was a post about sports science books a couple of weeks ago. Some of those books contained nutrition too, but these books are only a nutritions based. These books are all science-related and many of them are also used at the university level. However, these books don’t make you a professional. I always recommended consulting a registered dietitian (not nutritionist) if you have any problems with diet. WHY YOU SHOULD READ AT LEAST ONE NUTRITION BOOKS? So, where do you then need these...

Foam rolling has gained popularity in recent years, and various foam rollers have been developed. Almost all gyms have at least one foam rollers and also many have a roll at home too. Foam rolling has been considered an easy way to self-massage and myofascial release. Some people have even replaced stretching with foam rolling. Is the foam rolling really useful? WHAT IS MYOFASCIAL RELEASE? Myo means muscle and fascia connective tissue. Myofascia covers our whole body, simply you can think it...