In the previous parts of this series on the subject of jump training (Jump Training Part 1 / Jump Training Part 2), particular emphasis was placed on the physical aspects such as strength, power, speed, explosive power and maximum power in order to improve, among other things, the jumping height and jumping distance. Once you … Continue reading "Fitness: Jump training 3 - coordination and technique"
In the previous part of this series on the subject of jumping training (Jumping Training - More Strength, Power and Speed), we looked at who, how and why you should train jumping in the first place. Some exercises have already been mentioned and shown how to improve your explosive power by plyometric training or how … Continue reading "Fitness: Jump training 2 - Improve jumping height and jumping distance"
Jump training has long been an integral part of training for competitive athletes to improve strength, power and speed. The musculature is strengthened by the repeated fast stretch reflex and the subsequent landing. Also for Karateka, fitness freaks and amateur athletes and sportsmen, the jump training can be a valuable and useful addition to the … Continue reading "Fitness: Jump training - more strength, power and speed"
Everyone knows the Plank or forearm support. One lies down frontally on the forearms and halves his own body weight. Don't let your knees and hips hang down, tense your back, stomach and butt! Depending on the duration (60-180 seconds) very strenuous, but also very effective to train abdominal muscles, back, shoulders, buttocks and the … Continue reading "Fitness: forearm support, plank and holding exercises"
Everyone knows push-ups! Pushups are also used as a disciplinary punishment in karate training or other martial arts and sports. In any case push-ups are a good training exercise to train various muscle groups. In addition to strength, they also improve endurance. In addition to the Plank (forearm support), the push-up is a very popular … Continue reading "Fitness: Pushups variants"
The holidays on which good food was eaten are over! The new year is here, and it quickly becomes clear that suddenly here and there is more body fat. At least I felt that way. Of course the training is already in full swing again, and they are working hard on the summer figure, but … Continue reading "Fitness: New training pulse with Elevation Training Mask"
Already in the 6th century A.D. gymnastic fighting exercises for physical training and meditation were taught in China, and in the following centuries they were constantly being refined. Among other things, animals were used as models for these exercises. Old masters observed animals in their hunting and escape behaviour, and recognised and analysed their superior … Continue reading "Animal forms of the martial art Karate"
Inspired by some of my last lighting projects for bedrooms and children's rooms, I had some motivation and above all time to tinker on the weekend. As with the Ikea Upcycling lamp for the children's room from the 3D printer, I wanted to turn something old into something new. This time, however, the lamp was … Continue reading "Ikea Upcycling idea: LED lamp with WiFi remote control"
Training starts outside your comfort zone, everyone knows that. But the harder the training, the sooner and longer the body, muscles and tendons scream for regeneration. Some ideas and information on the right way to train and recover have already been collected in the article on supercompensation. Here I would like to start with some … Continue reading "Sport: 7 tips for accelerated regeneration"
What is supercompensation? Supercompensation is a technical term from training theory, and describes a principle according to which the body after a training load (stimulus-setting) not only tries to restore the old performance level, but also to increase and maintain this performance level. This process takes place in the regeneration phase after a stimulus is … Continue reading "Supercompensation - Training is not the same as training"