Key Benefits of Boot Camp Fitness Training

Military-style or boot camp training emerged as early as the mid-1980’s but really took off as a type of fitness regime in the 1990’s. The discipline focuses on bodyweight training, as well as partner work and cardiovascular moves, but also requires intense mental focus. With this in mind, you can expect the following benefits when you engage in boot camp fitness training.… Read More

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Interval Walking Can Lower the Risk of Lifestyle-Related Diseases

According to research, interval walking can lower the risk of lifestyle-related diseases in middle-aged and elderly people. Led by researchers at Japan’s Shinshu University, the study found that participants who followed an interval walking training plan – walking at 70% of their maximum capacity for 3 minutes, then at 40% for the next three, continuing… Read More

What is the Validity of Critical Velocity Concept for Weighted Sprinting Performance?

Research Paper Title Validity of Critical Velocity Concept for Weighted Sprinting Performance. Background The researchers investigated the validity of a recently developed equation for predicting sprinting times of various tactical loads based upon the performance of a running 3-min all-out exercise test (3MT). Methods Thirteen recreationally trained participants completed the running 3MT to determine critical… Read More

Is the CrossFit Programme a Useful Method of Training Professional Weightlifters to Improve their Fitness, Performance & Competition Results?

Research Paper Title Effectiveness of CrossFit drills on muscular endurance and Consecutive attempts cases for youth weightlifters. Background CrossFit is a recently method used in sports training its usually used in aerobic sports cause of its effect in endurance but its effect on professional weightlifters still unknown, not only on their physical fitness but also… Read More

Does Brazilian Jui-Jitsu Training Improve Functional Fitness in Elderly Men?

Research Paper Title 12 Weeks of Brazilian Jui-Jitsu Training Improves Functional Fitness in Elderly Men. Background Worldwide, there are up to 900 million people over 60 years old, of which more than half are physically inactive. Low physical fitness seems to be the major risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and mortality in this population. Alternative… Read More

Is Four Weeks of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training Sufficient to Promote a Significant increase in Muscle Strength in Beginners?

Research Paper Title Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training as an Alternative Method to Improve Maximal Strength of Upper Limbs in Beginners. Background The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of 4 weeks of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) training on the maximum strength of the upper limbs (UL) in beginners. Methods Thirty-eight untrained individuals… Read More

Is it Possible to Adjust the Intensity of Plyometric Push-up Exercises & Train Athletes’ Muscle Power by Correctly Interpreting GRF-based Parameters?

Research Paper Title The Effect of Variation of Plyometric Push-Ups on Force-Application Kinetics and Perception of Intensity. Background To examine differences between ground-reaction-force (GRF)-based parameters collected from 5 types of plyometric push-ups. Between-trials reliability and the relationships between parameters were also assessed. Methods Thirty-seven highly active commando soldiers performed 3 trials of 5 variations of… Read More