Muscle growth – how fast does it really go?

Muscle growth – how fast does it really go?

They can still be found in magazines and on the Internet: Articles with headlines like “Six-pack in 14 days” or “Guaranteed more visible muscles in a week”. Even with forbidden measures, this is hardly possible. So let’s take a closer look at how muscle growth 

Test yourself: Do I actually train successfully?

Test yourself: Do I actually train successfully?

Those who train regularly would like to see success. But, at some point, most athletes reach the point where they ask themselves: Do I actually train successfully? Or are all those sweaty efforts for nothing?

Biorhythm and the optimal time for fitness and sport

Biorhythm and the optimal time for fitness and sport

Your performance fluctuates by a whopping 26 percent over the day. Of course, this has an influence on your fitness training. Because there are times of day when you are in excellent shape and others when you should instead rest. If you pay attention to 

How does muscle tremors occur during strength training?

How does muscle tremors occur during strength training?

Anyone who does fitness and strength training regularly is probably familiar with the feeling. During an exercise or sequence of movements, the muscles suddenly start to tremble. This is a strange feeling and always an indication that the body has reached its limits. Here’s what 

How to burn much more fat with EPOC

How to burn much more fat with EPOC

It’s neither the name of a new alien race nor a new character’s name in the next Star Wars Movie. EPOC is the abbreviation for “excess post-exercise oxygen consumption.” To say it easily: It is the desired after-burn effect after a sporting activity. If you 

How the Banister formula makes you a better runner

How the Banister formula makes you a better runner

Runners who want to know how strenuous their different training sessions are can use the Banister formula as a guide. But this only works if you know your so-called deflection range. It sounds complicated, but it’s not. It is easy to determine: