Monthly Archives: October 2015

Could it be genetic?

As a young coach I was educated with the idea that genetic factors were the limitations to performance: “you can’t turn a donkey into a race horse”. Irrelevant statement: donkeys do not race against race horses. More puzzling were the … Continue reading

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Hamstring seminar

Since I get requests for the Hamstring seminar, here is the information: THE 2nd INTERNATIONAL ”GLOBAL HAMSTRING PROJECT” SYMPOSIUM http://nhance.se/global-hamstring-project-register-now-2/#.VhddVPu5gUA.facebook Program: 09.00: Per Tesch, PhD. Karolinska Institutet, Founder nHANCE™ driven by YoYo™ Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. ”The Global Hamstring Project”. 09.15: … Continue reading

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Lactate, back to the roots.

In the 1980’s, coaching some young middle distance runners, they were advised to do some lactate tests, because that would help me to guide their training. Being young and naïve (as I am still), we did this, but for some … Continue reading

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Supplements: gateway to doping use?

Recently I read an interesting article by colleague-coach Steve Magness about the psychology of doping. He states as follows: “Research has linked the use of numerous supplements to acting as a gateway towards doping”. But not everything that sounds obvious … Continue reading

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