Shoulder Injuries in Striking Sports

Here's a premiere - I'm proud to present the first guest post on my blog. Today, physical therapist Anna from POS Tehrapie here in Vienna (https://www.pos-therapie.at/) shares insights on the issue of shoulder injuries. Anna has trained with me for years and was quite successfull as both a kickboxer and taekwondo player. Her athletic hightlight … Shoulder Injuries in Striking Sports weiterlesen

Exercise in a flash: Suspension Training Edition, Vol 1

So some people are still hesitant about visiting the gym. Fair enough. The thing is, a complete session can be constructed with minimal equipment. On friday, my total body strength session went like this: Vertical upper body pulling: pull ups. Just find some kind of bar, in a pinch a thick branch of a tree … Exercise in a flash: Suspension Training Edition, Vol 1 weiterlesen

Study Review: PERFORMANCE ASPECTS AND PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES IN MALE AMATEUR BOXING COMPETITIONS

In a study published in the Journal of strength and Conditioning, Slimani et al. (2016) reviewed the physiogical and technical/tactical requirements of boxing. In their review of the scientific landscape, the authors focused on aspects such as the activity to rest profile, technical efficiency, and physiological markers such as blood lactate concentration (BLC) and maximal … Study Review: PERFORMANCE ASPECTS AND PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES IN MALE AMATEUR BOXING COMPETITIONS weiterlesen

PSTM Conference 2019 – Summary #10

Over the following days, I will briefly go over some of the lectures at this year’s PSTM conference in Wroclaw. These short articles will not be exhaustive summaries but rather a collection of bullet points on the most important concepts and ideas (in my opinion). Today, I cover Marisa Viola’s lecture on your authentic self. To … PSTM Conference 2019 – Summary #10 weiterlesen