Isometrische Übungen Plank

Isometrical exercises: Maximal strength in a minimum of time

Just think about a normal Saturday and eight hours of time just for yourself – how will you spend them? Will you go shopping, read a bit and do a small workout? Well, there are people who prefer writing history on a Saturday. They write their own history, and they write it in the guinness book of records, to be exact. It was…

Training despite heat – 5 rules for a sporty summer

When you leave the house in t-shirt and shorts in the morning and after ten minutes you start wishing that you had a replacement t-shirt in your bag, you know that summer has begun. Dripping of sweat and wishing for a cool pool, a shady place, a refreshing drink and an evening with a barbecue and…

Run faster with HIIT: A training plan

In the first article on the subject of running and bodyweight exercises, I explained why both perfectly complement each other. My favourite training approach also combines this method – but it is not a new one. Read what Alberto Salazar said about Mo Farah…

OCR: Mud, sweat and tears of joy

There she is. One out of 10528 people. The heart is pounding like mad, the adrenaline lets the blood rush in her ears. Babel of voices, laughing and inflaming music mix up to a cocktail of endorphins which flushes her entire body. The night before where she tossed and turned sleeplessly in bed is already forgotten. The closer…

Coffee can help you on your next Personal Best

For many of us it is the most beloved habit of the day, consuming our cup of coffee. It helps us to wake up in the morning and to keep us alert while performing our daily tasks. How enjoyable it is to meet our family or best friends having a cup of coffee and a chat? But, did you ever consider coffee…

Why Burpees make athletes better runners

Question for you: Who thinks that you just walk with your legs? Okay, if you were the one thinking “Me”, then you are wrong! To walk upright is a complex process which we have developed over several centuries. Our body optimized itself for it. It’s an interaction…

Top tips to avoid sore muscles

For sure you all made this experience more than once by now: You finish a hard workout and you already notice that little burn in your muscles – and the next day you just cannot move anymore. “Delayed onset muscle soreness”: The effort for your muscles was just a little bit too much, and now…