What helps best against side stitches

What helps best against side stitches

Almost everyone has had to struggle with it at some time or another. Not only recreational athletes but also Olympic athletes. That nasty pain below the costal arch, which we popularly call side stitches. Fortunately, harmless, they can turn training into torture. But with these 

Why regular training is so important for you

Why regular training is so important for you

It’s a law of nature. Only if you train regularly will you stay fit. However, if you are inactive for a more extended period, muscles and blood vessels will regress. The body no longer needs them. Unfortunately, this happens very quickly. That is why regular 

How tattoos affect the performance capability of athletes

How tattoos affect the performance capability of athletes

Athletes, swimmers, footballers – anyone who watches sports broadcasts on TV can admire the athletes’ performance and the many more or less successful tattoos on the skin. However, suppose you are an active sportsman or woman and are thinking about getting a tattoo. In that 

Your most important muscles at a glance

Your most important muscles at a glance

Your body has 639 muscles. They ensure that your organism functions smoothly. Without them, you would not be able to survive. Like a motor, they convert energy into movement. Here is an overview of the most important muscles:

How to build up your muscle training

How to build up your muscle training

Your body is made up of more than 500 muscles. They let you breathe, run, walk, sit and do many other things. Important to know: One-third of all muscles affect the spine in one way or another. That is why regular muscle training is also 

Absolute strength can be more important than muscle mass

Absolute strength can be more important than muscle mass

Do you take part in competitions as an athlete? Or you like to compare yourself with others during strength training? Then you should know that muscle mass says less about your performance than your absolute strength. However, there are a few things to keep in