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Physical Fitness or Physical Education?

In the eyes of most people physical fitness is the same as physical education. In physical education you do exercises to develop greater physical fitness. However, is the main purpose of physical education to develop greater fitness? The answer should ...

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Posted in Philosophy, Training

Is HIT training for you?

HIT or high-intensity training means that you use heavy resistance in your exercises with short rest periods in between. An example of high-intensity of training is seen in Crossfit and other similar programs.

According to the American College of Sports Medicine, ...

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Posted in Philosophy, Sports Philosophy, Training

Must athletes keep increasing strength?

 The trend in most sports today is to develop greater levels of strength. This is probably due to the presence of strength and conditioning coaches on most athletic teams who believe that greater strength is the key to greater success ...

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Is predicting athletic injuries the final frontier?

In the aim of preventing injuries many teams are now giving serious attention to the ability to predict injuries. They consider this to be the last frontier in terms of what can be done to analyze player performance. However, is ...

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LEARN THE ABILITY TO LEARN

In my work with bodybuilders and athletes I am finding that all too often the workouts are finite and not transitional. In others words, the workouts that are used are the workouts that will continue to be used until there ...

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