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The Search For Optimal Reps
Scientists found that after performing two maximal sprints, each additional sprint in a training session reduced the overall improvement in fitness by around 5% on average.
HIT: Stop the Trashing and Begin the Thrashing
Mindless volume will never be as effective as high intensity to create progress toward your fitness goals.
Resistance Training Is Amazing For Your Heart
You can improve cardiovascular endurance by resistance training, but you won't increase muscular strength by doing more cardio.
The Myth of Interval Training and EPOC
Despite sensational claims, research suggests that the EPOC effect is fairly small, and probably makes only a minor contribution to weight loss.
One Yoga Mat for All Your Training Methods
When looking at price and performance this mat is a must have for any fitness professional, enthusiast, yogi, or crosstrainer.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Tabata Training and the Myth of the 4-Minute Workout
When it comes to getting fit and staying fit, the cost is the cost; there are no shortcuts.
The Fertility Value of Moderate Exercise
A new study shows that regular exercise does make a difference to sperm quality by all measures.
Resistance Training Plans Might Be Superior to HIIT For Kids
Compares the acute physiological responses within and between resistance training (RT) and high intensity interval training (HIIT) matched for time and with comparable effort.
Music Brings Joy to HIIT Workouts
Music makes HIIT workouts tolerable and enjoyable for participants, according to new research.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Combine Sprints and Weight Training for Accelerated Gains
No exercise increases muscle size and power, shreds fat, and increases your cardiovascular capacity as well as sprinting.
Ready for Rugby: A 4-Week In-Season Fitness Programme
Follow these progressive anaerobic and aerobic interval drills to keep you fast and fit this season.
How to Choose the Right Fitness Program for You
Take this fitness personality test to find the right path to fitness for you.
Eric C. Stevens
Hydraulic Resistance Training for High Calorie Burning
A study shows that hydraulic resistance training can provide the most bang-for-your-buck caloric expediture during an exercise session.
Find the Perfect Work-to-Rest Ratio for Your HIIT Session
When you plan your HIIT sessions, don't underestimate the importance of rest intervals. Here's what the research says.
The Best Research on Body Fat, Losing Fat, and Eating Fat
Here you go - solid science-based advice and research to improve your training and nutrition.
Why You Should Drop the Marathons for 5K Races
Seeing yourself get faster, fitter, and leaner by doing shorter, higher-intensity runs might be just what you need.
HIIT Helps Maintain VO2 Max, But Not Soccer Skills
High intensity interval training is good for some aspects of sports performance, but not necessarily all of them.
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