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Fat burners Do Not Impair Whole-body Fat Oxidation During Moderate-intensity Exercise in Adults.

Some lipid-lowering agents, for example, nicotinic acid, caffeine  and fibrates, decrease an individual’s ability to oxidize fat during exercise. However, it is unclear whether fat burners affect whole-body fat oxidation during exercise in athletic. Whether fatty acid oxidation is impaired in an active exercise population, while walking at a moderate intensity Analysis of respiratory data ... Read More

The Joint Powers during the Standing Long Jump and Maximum Isokinetic Strength of the Lower Limb Joints

The jumping motion is a basic movement of the human body and plays a fundamental role in sports and physical performance. Jumping from a standing start with maximum effort exerted at once (the vertical jump) requires maximum power output by the lower limb muscles. However, in jumping motions that involve complex technical aspects associated with ... Read More

How CrossFit Improves Your Mental Health

The CrossFit Hype What is CrossFit all about anyway? Greg Glassman, the founder of CrossFit, explains Crosfit as a mixture of weightlifting, gymnastics, and metabolic conditioning. It does not focus on only one part of your body, but rather on building your overall strength and fitness. One of the reasons CrossFit is so popular is it involves varied ... Read More
The Clean.

The Clean.

The King of All Exercises Were it not for the snatch, the clean would have but laughable challenges to the title “King of All Exercises.” Oddly, we start our examination of the clean with mention of the snatch, as many of the superlatives attributed to the clean apply equally to the snatch. Clearing the air ... Read More


this study, published in Gastroenterology in February 2017, Jean-Marc Schwarz, Robert Lustig, et al., further analyze the data from a trial exploring the effects of adolescent fructose restriction, previously discussed on 190507. Prior to this trial, a body of evidence had suggested fructose was in some way linked to metabolic distress, particularly fatty liver disease. No study, however, had ... Read More
The Amazing Health Benefits of Olympic Weightlifting

The Amazing Health Benefits of Olympic Weightlifting

Olympic weightlifting is one of the world’s most enduring sports, but what is it that has attracted competitors for thousands of years? Tracing its roots back to ancient Greece and China, weightlifting was one of the seven sports that made up the programme of the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. Apart from ... Read More