Monthly Archives: September 2013

The hormones on your plate.

For the longest time we have been educated with the idea that food consists of substances that service the purpose of supply of structural building blocks (e.g. proteins), fuels (e.g. fats and carbohydrates), or protective mechanisms against deficiency disease (e.g. … Continue reading

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KAATSU is coming!

KAATSU is the Japanese name for an already known principle, that however has escaped the attention of most people. Other names for KAATSU are: –    blood flow restricted exercise –    ischaemic training –    occlusion training –    remote ischaemic preconditioning (mainly … Continue reading

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Take your time ……

Time And yes, I have been taking my time the last 4 weeks, working with Chinese speed skaters, coaching a management team of a major international company in Holland, watching the best track meet in the world in Zürich, enjoying … Continue reading

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A revealing discrepancy.

Having been very busy last three weeks, I finally found some time to work on my blog again, many new ideas popped up, but travelling and working I did not yet find to time to write and publish. But I … Continue reading

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Training as a science.

Most of the contributions to the science of training come from the former East-bloc countries, mainly from the Former Soviet-Union. Names like Matvejev, Werchoshanski, Viru and Bondartshuk have become household names in the literature about training for many West-European and … Continue reading

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