How to improve constantly and avoid a training plateau

How to improve constantly and avoid a training plateau

When performance stagnates despite regular training, it’s frustrating. Experts, therefore, advise periodization. After six to eight weeks, increasing the intensity or setting new stimuli is advisable. Otherwise, you will reach a training plateau. But is that true for all athletes?

How to determine your one-repetition maximum

How to determine your one-repetition maximum

Training with the right weight is the most important prerequisite for continuous increases in performance. Whether you want to improve your strength or endurance, define muscles, or simply look more athletic. To achieve your goals, it helps to know your one-repetition maximum.

How to avoid overtraining – the best tips

How to avoid overtraining – the best tips

Anyone who knows a little about fitness training knows: It takes certain stimuli to trigger the desired effects in the body. But those who constantly push their limits or even exceed their borders do themselves no favor. But if you know what is going on 

These are the nutrients you need after a workout

These are the nutrients you need after a workout

A successful workout includes the warm-up, the actual workout, and the cool-down phase. Especially with the nutrition after the workout, you can help your body recover faster. This works best if you take the proper nutrients:

The role of time under tension in strength training

The role of time under tension in strength training

Fast, slow, or better by feel? Which speed of movement is best for strength training? In fact, research has shown that most athletes just get started. Too bad because the right pace in movement execution influences the workout’s success. Read more about time under tension.

Diets work only in combination with sports

Diets work only in combination with sports

Animal experimentation is one of those things, not only from the point of view of animal welfare. Often, the studies are not transferable to humans. But in a study published by the University of Cambridge, scientists are confident that it also applies to humans. Moreover,