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sport, science, fitness, training, workout, glutes, hip thrust, squat, hypertrophy, muscle, strength

Squat vs. Hip Thrust: Muscle strength and hypertrophy

by A. Manolova | 4 February 2020

Hip Thrust succeeded Squat as the king exercise to glutes hypertrophy. However, all the studies that have shown the superiority of Hip Thrust have been based on electromyography and none of them has verified the impact on actual muscle hypertrophy. So is Hip Thrust really worth it?

sport, fitness, resistance, training, science, volume, mass, hypertrophy, strength, muscle, sets

Impact of training volume on muscle strength and hypertrophy

by P. Debraux | 28 January 2020

Among the variables to take into account in resistance training, volume is one of the most important to obtain results in both strength and hypertrophy. However, how do you know if a practitioner is not doing too much? And is there a benefit to always wanting to do more?

sport, fitness, resistance training, workout, frequency, mass, muscle, hypertrophy, strength, science

Impact of training frequency on muscle strength and hypertrophy

by P. Debraux | 21 January 2020

Many bodybuilders train each muscle group 1-2 times a week. Indeed, Split is often seen as an advanced way of training since the emphasis is on training volume. But what would be the impact of increasing the training frequency of a muscle group instead?

dementia, sport, health, physical activity, cardio, cardiorespiratory fitness, heart, vascular, alzheimer

Is there a link between gray matter and cardiorespiratory fitness?

by P. Debraux | 14 January 2020

Dementia is a global epidemic with an estimated 50 million people worldwide. It is generally characterized by cerebral atrophy, certain areas being more affected than others. Some suggest that physical activity could slow this atrophy. But is there a link between physical activity level and brain volume?

sport, health, running, cardiovascular, cancer, mortality, all-cause, study, science, meta-analysis, risk

Impact of running on mortality risk

by A. Manolova | 12 November 2019

Physical activity reduces the risk of mortality. Running is one of the most popular activities in the world because it is easily adaptable to everyone's level and can be practiced almost anywhere. But what is the impact of running on mortality and is there a dose-response relationship ?

sedentary, behaviour, physical inactivity, activity, exercise, sport, health, mortality, disease, obesity, diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular, problem, sitting time

Association between sedentary behaviour and mortality : impact of physical activity

by P. Debraux | 15 October 2019

Long periods of sitting are associated with increased chronic disease risk and higher mortality. However, what is the impact of physical activity on these risks ?

heart, transplantation, rehabilitation, HIIT, sport, science, disease, heart failure, exercise

Heart Transplantation: What Place for HIIT in Rehabilitation?

by P. Debraux | 9 October 2019

HIIT is recognized for its high cardiovascular efficiency, but many people are wondering about its adaptability to different publics. Heart transplant recipients need adequate rehabilitation for better survival. Does HIIT do the trick ?

hypertension, high blood pressure, health, heart, exercise, drugs, physical activity, hypertensive, systolic, science, sport, prevention, cardiovascular diseases

High blood pressure : Exercise vs. Drugs

by A. Manolova | 1 October 2019

High blood pressure is a major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, which account for more than 30% of the world's annual mortality. Face to drug treatments, what effects can be expected from physical exercise ?

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