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In resistance training, the effectiveness of the various methods of periodizing volume and intensity to boost muscle strength and hypertrophy is the subject of much debate. Does one strategy stand out, especially for advanced exercisers? Is periodization essential for optimizing hypertrophy?
The consumption of ultra-processed foods has exploded over the last twenty years, and its causal link with cardiovascular disease is well established. Today, a new question arises: what is its link with cancer, now the leading cause of death in high-income countries?
In recent years, the use of a mini-band around the thighs has been proposed to reduce valgus knee observed in movements such as squat, by exaggerating knee movement and improving motor control. But how effective is this technique?
Overweight and obesity, affecting more than a third of the world's population, are real health challenges. While diet and exercise are essential solutions, the question arises: HIIT or MICT, which is the best method for optimizing fat oxidation for these individuals?
Concurrent training combines cardio and strength training. On paper, it looks perfect for developing cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. However, it's often said that too much endurance could limit muscle gains. Is this really the case?
Stretching is often criticized for having a negative impact on performance. Yet they are often necessary to improve joint range of movement. Resistance training is emerging as an alternative way of improving joint mobility, but is it as effective as stretching?
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