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Functional sportswear and what you should know

Functional sportswear and what you should know

Just 30 years ago, most athletes were still wearing cotton. But the material has many disadvantages because the fibers soak up moisture and become heavy. Today sports textiles are made of modern materials with unique properties. Here is an overview of functional sportswear:

Music makes the workout more effective

Music makes the workout more effective

If you listen to music during your workout, you cannot only train longer and harder, but the time you spend exercising also feels much shorter. This is the result of a US study presented by scientists at the annual congress of cardiologists. Conclusion: Sounds and…

Sleep disorders are bad for fitness and exercise

Sleep disorders are bad for fitness and exercise

Excellent training, the right timing between exercise and recovery, and a balanced diet. These are essential ingredients for continuous performance improvement. But good sleep is at least as necessary for fitness. Because sleep disorders reduce performance and are bad for fitness and your ability to perform.

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Muscle hypertrophy – the optimal training for it

Muscle hypertrophy – the optimal training for it

One of the main reasons for men to exercise regularly is clearly visible muscles. The technical term for this is muscle hypertrophy. But more and more women are also taking a liking to have more muscles. But how long and how often do I have…

Everything but sugar – Sweet alternatives for athletes

Everything but sugar – Sweet alternatives for athletes

A hundred years ago, a luxury good, today, a product with a dubious reputation. Sugar is considered a sick, weak, and fattening agent. But, as so often in life, it depends on the amount. In small amounts, sugar can even boost athletic performance in the…