Monthly Archives: August 2015

Recovery: back to basics.

In many sports where athletes train hard (let’s say more than 5 training sessions a week), the speed of the recovery process might become a limiting factor in performance. In order to guarantee the next workout to be of high-quality, … Continue reading

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Books, books, books …

I have a bookmarker showing this great statement of the 16th century Dutch philosopher and writer Erasmus: “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes”. My athletes once … Continue reading

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Help, my sport is dying.

Maybe I am a pessimist, but I strongly get the impression that track and field is in big trouble. “ The mother of all sports” is on the way out. I have spent 30 years in this sport and have … Continue reading

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