Sport: 7 tips for accelerated regeneration

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"

Supercompensation - Training is not the same as training

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"

Martial Arts: Stretching

Stretching exercises have become an integral part of almost every sport. Whether in football, yoga, ballet, karate or other martial arts, just about everyone stretches. Stretching not only improves mobility and flexibility, but is also believed to reduce the risk of injury, have a positive influence on muscle regeneration and reduce muscular imbalances. Table of … Continue reading "Martial Arts: Stretching"

Kids: Developing the joy of reading

"I'm bored!" mumbles the child, lying with his head on the shoulder of the parent. After enumerating a number of play options, it occurs to you that you have read a lot yourself as a child and suggests: "Why don't you read a book? "Your aunt gave you such a nice book." "I don't feel … Continue reading "Kids: Developing the joy of reading"

Eat right: Before and after training

The topic of eating before training is a well-known one. If you eat too much or too much fat (fast food, kebab, knuckle of pork with dumplings and thick sauce, etc.) movement is difficult, and leads like everybody knows to stomach pains and e.g. feeling unwell. It is therefore very important for an effective training … Continue reading "Eat right: Before and after training"

Nutrition and protein - Protein-rich foods

Besides carbohydrates and fats, protein is one of the main nutrients. Especially competitive athletes, but also hobby athletes have an increased protein requirement, in contrast to non-athletes. The protein requirement for athletes is about 1.1 to 1.5g per kilogram body weight, for bodybuilders even up to 1.8g per kg body weight. Table of contents:Basic building … Continue reading "Nutrition and protein - Protein-rich foods"

Guitar holder for the wall from the 3D printer

Guitar holders for the wall or guitar stands are a nice thing, especially if the collection of musical instruments grows over the years. Personally, I like wall mounts quite well, because they not only create elegant storage space, but are also a real eye-catcher. Acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, banjo or ukulele give the room … Continue reading "Guitar holder for the wall from the 3D printer"

A stress-free Christmas - Tips for a Merry and Relaxed Christmas

Everyone loves and hates Christmas time. Especially for families this time can be challenging. This applies to the wallet as well as to the nerves. But how is it that the time of peace and contemplation becomes a stress trap? Our Hollywood picture of Christmas is the cause of this. The family sits harmoniously at … Continue reading "A stress-free Christmas - Tips for a Merry and Relaxed Christmas"

Martial arts and mathematics

Many basic principles from mathematics, physics and biomechanics can be found in the different martial arts and of course also in karate. This is mostly about power and energy transfer during shocks, kicks and levers or about angle information e.g. when changing direction within a kata or the correct execution of a technique (correct flexion … Continue reading "Martial arts and mathematics"

Sushi: Maki and Nigri homemade

Sushi is a Japanese dish made from cold, sour rice. Other ingredients to complement it include nori (dried and roasted seaweed), raw or smoked fish (e.g. tuna or salmon), raw seafood (e.g. prawns) and vegetables (e.g. avocado, cucumber, carrot or tofu). The Sushi is prepared in bite-sized pieces and served visually appealing. Table of contents:Make … Continue reading "Sushi: Maki and Nigri homemade"