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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 ?

squat, kinematics, shoes, weightlifting, strength, fitness, CrossFit, sciences, sport, mobility, ankle, back, trunk

Squat kinematics: What are weightlifting shoes changing ?

by P. Debraux | 3 May 2018

For the squat and its variants, the weightlifting shoes are systematically worn by the competitors. But non-competitors lifters wear all types of shoes. But what is the impact of the shoe on the squat ?

battling rope, children, sport, metabolic, endurance, upper body, performance, cost, science, training, crossfit

The metabolic cost of battling rope training in children

by A. Manolova | 27 April 2018

In recent years, Battling Rope has become a popular training tool for the metabolic work of the upper body. Despite its popularity among adult athletes, what is its metabolic impact on children ?

deadlift, set, bounce, rebound, training, sport, weightlifting, powerlifting, resistance, barbell, kinematics, kinetics, biomechanics, crossfit

The impact of barbell bouncing during a deadlift set

by P. Debraux | 18 April 2018

Very useful for multiple purposes, the deadlift is an excellent exercise for strengthening the muscular posterior chain. The loads being relatively heavy, the sequence of repetitions during sets is sometimes done with a bounce of the barbell on the ground. What differences does this create ?

velocity-based training, pull-ups, maximum, failure, set, training, fitness, test, body weight, exercises

Predicting the maximum pull-ups repetitions using velocity-based training

by A. Manolova | 3 April 2018

Velocity-based training has become very popular. It makes possible to determine accurately the 1RM of different loaded exercices. But for exercises at body weight, is it possible to determine the number of pull-ups during a set to failure ?

exercise, sport, health, physical activity, training, HIIT, aerobic interval training, hypertension, flow-mediated dilatation, cardiovascular, heart, life, science

HIIT and Hypertension : Improvement of cardiovascular functions

by P. Debraux | 20 March 2018

High blood pressure is responsible for more than 7 million deaths a year. Indeed, the increase in blood pressure is an important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. What is the impact of HIIT ?

hamstrings,gluteus maximus, deadlift, hex bar, hip thrust, exercises, EMG, muscles, electromyography

Comparison of different exercises for hamstrings and gluteus maximus activation

by A. Manolova | 13 March 2018

It is not always easy to know which exercise variant has to be preferred to better recruit a muscle group. In the case of the hamstrings and gluteus maximus, between deadlift variations and hip thrust, which exercise to choose ?

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