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music, fitness, resistance training, performance, bench press, repetition, failure, motivation, arousal, focus, mood

Resistance training and music : Influence on performance

by P. Debraux | 26 February 2019

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 ?

snacks training, health, training, HIIT, SIT, interval, sport, science, cardiorespiratory fitness, time, sedentarity, inactivity, physical

"Snacks Training": It takes little to improve his health

by A. Manolova | 19 February 2019

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 ?

hip thrust, EMG, electromyography, muscles, glutes, booty, variant, science, sport, training, hypertrophy, mini-band, elastic band

Differences in muscles activity during Hip Thrust variations

by A. Manolova | 12 February 2019

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 ?

band, flossing, floss, voodoo, mobility, ankle, elastic, resistance, performance, sport, CrossFit, range of motion, amplitude, dorsiflexion, movement, joint

Effect of band flossing on ankle range of motion

by P. Debraux | 19 June 2018

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 ?

osteopenia, osteoporosis, sport, running, distance, recreational, bone mineral density, physical activity, weight-bearing, science, performance, health, resistance training

Osteopenia and running : Impact of resistance training

by P. Debraux | 5 June 2018

Numerous studies show that despite its repeated impacts, running would seem to be paradoxically a bad choice to strengthen its bone capital, both for women and men. What would be the effect of adding resistance training sessions ?

deadlift, validity, accuracy, science, data, sensor, inertiel, sport, training, push, gymaware, tendo, linear transducer,comparison, test

Deadlift : Validity of different devices to measure the force-velocity relationship

by P. Debraux | 29 May 2018

Inertial sensors are more and more present on the market and in the gyms. For a very low price and a very small size, the manufacturers claim reliable and accurate measurements. What is it really ?

foam roller, foam rolling, self-myofascial release, heart, blood pressure, health, sport, science, nervous system, cardiovascular

Impact of foam rolling on the cardiovascular system

by P. Debraux | 16 May 2018

In recent years, self-myofascial release bring benefits in terms of joint mobility but also in the vascularization of the arteries. But what is their action on the nervous system and cardiac control ?

life, expectancy, healthy, lifestyle, health, sport, physical activity, sedentarity, mortality, morbidity, disease, cardiovascular, obesity, cancer, nutrition, science

Impact of healthy lifestyle factors on life expectancy

by A. Manolova | 11 May 2018

Some chronic diseases such as cardiovascular and metabolic diseases continue to spread across the globe. Yet it is now clear that our lifestyle has a direct impact on our health. However, how does this impact translate into life expectancy ?

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