Paraspinal Muscles & Association with Strength among Fighter Pilots

Research Paper Title Cross-sectional area of the paraspinal muscles and its association with muscle strength among fighter pilots: a 5-year follow-up. Background A small cross sectional area (CSA) of the paraspinal muscles may be related to low back pain among military aviators but previous studies have mainly concentrated on spinal disc degeneration. Therefore, the primary… Read More

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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

How Using Supplements Will Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals By Summer

Have you set yourself a deadline? Well, now you have to work out how to reach your fitness goals by the summer without compromising your health or sanity! Is it possible? Yes, it certainly is. However, there will be some effort required in planning to achieve these goals; and that involves figuring out how to… Read More

Right & Strength…

“There is only one right in the world and that right is one’s own strength.” Adolf Hitler (1889 to 1945) Adolf Hitler, also known as Der Führer (“The Leader”) was the leader of the Nazi Party (from 1920-21) and chancellor (Kanzler) and Führer of Germany (1933-45). He was chancellor from 30 January 1933, and, after… Read More

3 Ways to Build Muscle before Entering Boot Camp

It does not matter which branch of military service you intend to join; your military profession will commence with basic training. Your basic training may last between nine weeks to three months but no matter how long it is; you will never forget this period of your life. Basic training involves more than just training;… Read More

Whey Growth Factor Extract & Resistance Training

Research Paper Title No Effect of a Whey Growth Factor Extract during Resistance Training on Strength, Body Composition, or Hypertrophic Gene Expression in Resistance-Trained Young Men. Background Growth factors can be isolated from bovine milk to form a whey growth factor extract (WGFE). This study examined whether WGFE promoted activation of the AKT/mTOR pathway enabling… Read More

What is the Effect of Whole Body Vibration on the Handgrip Strength of Soldiers?

Research Paper Title Effects of Whole Body Vibration Intervention on Handgrip Strength of Brazilian Healthy Soldiers. Background Whole body vibration (WBV) exercises have been investigated as an alternative and complementary method to traditional resistance programs for fitness improvements in healthy subjects. Active militaries must have a high fitness level and have to improve some physical… Read More