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Since its introduction to the world of fitness by Louie Simmons, the Reverse Hyperextension is a must-have in many gyms. But what is it worth compared to the "classic" Back extension ?
Physical activity is known for its health benefits. Numerous scientific studies have demonstrated the advantage of regular sports practice on cancer cells growth. What is the impact of HIIT on the proliferation of colon cancer cells ?
Antioxidant supplementation is often recommended to fight against oxidative stress, one of the presumed responsible for cell aging. However, any sustained physical activity leads to more or less oxidative stress which in turn stimulates various metabolic processes. But is it really bad ? What will be the impact on sports performance ?
Because of its intermittent nature, HIIT is often recommended to save time. However, some sessions may take between 20 and 30 minutes, which may compare to a typical moderate intensity continuous training for a sedentary person. Is it possible to make shorter session while maintaining the cardiometabolic benefits ?
Listening to music usually has a strong impact on mood and motivation. Yet everyone's musical tastes are very different. In gym, where music is broadcast continuously, it is not uncommon to meet people with headphones. What is the impact of his favorite music ?
More and more people are physically inactive and lack of time is one of the main reason for this sedentary lifestyle. Interval training can reduce the duration of sessions while benefiting from positive effects. But how much is it possible to reduce the duration of a session ?
During an exercise, the positioning of the body can have a more or less important impact on muscular recruitment. In Hip Thrust, how does the placement of the feet and the intention of force can alter the muscle activation ?
Working on joint mobility involves a multitude of tools. In recent years, Kelly Starrett has been recommending the use of Floss Bands as a means of targeting connective tissue within the joint. Is it working ? Can we improve ankle mobility by flossing ?
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