Category Archives: exercise physiology

Squat misconception #2: Squats hurt the lower back

Lower back injuries can be both acute and chronic, from muscle spasms, pinched nerves and muscle tears to tendon and ligament strains, intervertebral disc slips or bone fractures. It’s very hard to distinguish acute from chronic injuries since many factors … Continue reading

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Children with disabilities and the role of exercise in their life

Through several articles in this blog, I have tried to support the importance of physical activity and exercise in our life. More specifically, in one of my previous articles I tried to show the enormous impact of electronic smart devices … Continue reading

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Stand more, start paddling and live longer

Did you go the gym today? Did you run, cycle or swim within the week? If yes, you should feel proud of yourself. You may think this is mission accomplished since you follow a physically active and healthy lifestyle. But … Continue reading

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A little party never killed nobody. But should the athletes do it anyway?

„Phelps goes bong“. “Northug to go to jail for drunk driving crash and run”. „20 athletes who always party like it’s spring break“. Headlines like these catch our attention in the media but are definitely not surprising anymore. Everyone knows … Continue reading

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Want to endure more when running? Paying attention to what you are paying attention may be the key

We all have been there, whether you are an athlete in great shape or someone who is trying to lead a more active lifestyle and started exercising. I’m talking about that feeling of “I’m done”. I’m talking about that point … Continue reading

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