I was recently invited to a podcast by my friend Massimo from the crew of re-work.at . We discussed some topics around training, including but not limited to the scientific method, individualization, the mental aspects of the fight game, uncertainty, and even some philosophy. German only. Enjoy! https://open.spotify.com/episode/3AKbxoI1N2pEMYrKoe7S4b?si=xoewfvuaQh6WAo3mWb4nsQ&utm_source=copy-link
Minimal Equipment Training, Lockdown Edition, Vol 5
Wieder einmal ein Lockdown. In diesem Artkel erfährst Du, wie Du Dein Homegym mit minimalen Kosten einrichtest.
My opinion on opinions…
The pandemic hit us hard, in most aspects of life. Everyone has their opinion on the current state of affairs and guess what - so do I. Instead of addressing the topic directly, though, let me offer an analogy that will most probably demonstrate why my opinion isn't worth hearing anyway. Unfortunately, the martial arts … My opinion on opinions… weiterlesen
A new chapter
If you know me, you probably know that I'm a big believer in continuing education. As a matter of fact, I consider it a tragedy that coaches and trainers in my country (or most countries for that matter) are not obligated to pursue in CE. I'm not going into a rant here, though. For me, … A new chapter weiterlesen
Brown Belt On Friday I was promoted to #lutalivre #faixamarrom (aka brown belt) by mestre @boban_bobby_bozic and @lutalivre1989 . It's an honor and a pleasure to be part of the @kaigym_vienna team. I thank all the wonderful people who made this step possible.
Hypertrophy Optimization – theory and practice
Over this weekend I had the honor of presenting at the Hypertrophy Optimization - theory and practice conference in Poznan, after Dr. Brad Schoenfeld summarized the state of the art in hypertrophy research. The topic of my talk was "Minimal Equipment Personal Training for Women". Here's the gist of it: Understand gender differences. Women are … Hypertrophy Optimization – theory and practice weiterlesen
Push Up Strength
So this is a follow-up to my single leg strength post. It is probably going to be a rather quick read. In this installment, I am going to offer a taxonomy of push up variations that can be implemented during a home workout. Let me preface this article by saying that this is not by … Push Up Strength weiterlesen
Single Leg Strength
So thanks to Covid we're still in lockdown. When gyms are going to reopen remains unclear. That means more home workouts. Some of you might be well equipped with adjustable dumbbells, a trap bar and the like. Most of us are rather limited in our equipment choices though. A pull up bar, a sling trainer … Single Leg Strength weiterlesen
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
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