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How to do more repetitions, Increase your strength endurance and get more work done

How to do more repetitions, increase your Strength endurance and get more work done Welcome to this Article, Today we will discuss the 3 most effective methods that teach you How to do more repetitions, increase your Strength endurance and get more work done. In this article you will learn; What strength endurance is The benefits of increasing your strength endurance The 3 most effective methods to learn how to do more repetitions That strength endurance is not everything. Let us get started! Why would you want to improve your strength-endurance? If you want to get the most out of…

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Super high repetitions

Super high repetitions What are Super High Repetitions? Super High Repetitions are a cause for many discussions on the internet.On one side, you have the people that believe that the fix for everything is low repetition – high intensity exercises.On the other side are the people that are open to more ideas and try to look at other repetition schedules for benefits.While science is not concluded to either side, there are benefits to be found in this type of training.Super High Repetitions in basic are: Sets that you perform for 100 repetitions per set, with as heavy resistance as that…

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High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) What is High Intensity Interval Training? HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval training. In this type of training you will perform short bursts of all-out effort combined with short rest periods.Several examples are the;Tabata protocol, with this method you do the following for each exercise:8 sets of 20 seconds.10 seconds rest between every set.1-minute rest between the different exercises.Other famous High Intensity Interval Training methods are; Little method, Turbulence training, Timmons, Trapp, Coe and Gibala regimens.However, the Tabata protocol has shown to be more beneficial than any of the other High Intensity Interval Training-training methods.Since…

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The Basics of Breathing

Basics of Breathing There are three main ways of breathing, some more healthy than others. However, you can use them for different types of activities to be able to perform better and make you a stronger person.Here are the three types: Chest breathing This is the way most adults breathe; this is also the most ineffective and the weakest way of breathing.You can recognize if someone is breathing through their chest by the movement of the chest while breathing.There are no known benefits of breathing through the chest; however, there are many negative consequences from chest breathing: Short of breatheLess oxygen…

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Natural breathing

Natural breathing Today we will discuss our first Breathing Pattern in the "How Breathing can make you Stronger series".This is article is about the Natural Breathing Pattern. Today you will learn what the Natural Breathing Pattern is. What it is good for and how to start using this pattern to improve your overall well being. Let's first talk about what Natural Breathing is:Natural breathing is exactly what the name suggests; it is the most natural form of breathing that is possible with our bodies. Many people however, do not use natural breathing for normal day life. That is a bit sad,…

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Power breathing

Power breathing Today we will discuss our third Breathing Pattern in the "How Breathing can make you Stronger series".This is article is about the Power Breathing Pattern. Today you will learn what the Reverse Breathing Pattern is. What it is good for and how to start using this pattern to increase your strength. Let's first talk about what Power Breathing is:With this method of Breathing you are using the human bio mechanics to raise the Intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), this will result in increased strength, and thus give you the ability to lift more weight, or perform a harder exercise.It is a…

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What Breathing Pattern to use for which situation?

What Breathing Pattern to use for which Situation? By now we have learned several different Breathing Patterns and Methods.Now it can get quite confusing at first on how to decide what pattern you’re going to use for what situation, that’s why we wrote this Article: In this Article you’ll learn the three main reasons to adapt a breathing pattern, and which pattern suits that outcome.The Three different outcomes are:Raise intra-abdominal PressureLower your Heart RateRaise your heart rateLet’s get more in depth about each outcome and on what pattern to use. Breathing for high intensity exercises You can use the following…

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Other Breathing Patterns

Other Breathing Patterns and Exercises So far we’ve learned some of the more known Breathing Patterns, Today we’re going to explore three more patterns that are only used in short times and for specific jobs.For example, to raise or lower your Heart rate, blood pressure or even the pressure inside the trunk of your body. 1-2 breathing: 1-2 breathing is one of the easiest ways of breathing.You inhale for a set duration, shortly hold your breath and then exhale for twice as long as you breathe in.For example: Inhale for 4 secondsShortly hold your breathExhale for 8 seconds (=2x4) This type…

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Reverse breathing

Reverse breathing Today we will discuss our second Breathing Pattern in the "How Breathing can make you Stronger series".This is article is about the Reverse Breathing Pattern. Today you will learn what the Reverse Breathing Pattern is. What it is good for and how to start using this pattern to improve your overall well being. Let's first talk about what Reverse Breathing is:With this method of Breathing you are doing exactly the reverse as with Normal Breathing: When you inhale your belly goes in, when you exhale your belly goes out. The result of this is a fast increase in IAP,…

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Dynamic Isometrics

Dynamic isometrics What are Dynamic isometrics? Dynamic isometrics combine the best out of both worlds: Dynamic exercises and Isometrics.The result is that these repetitions are by far the hardest to perform, and take a good amount of time.They are also a good test of your strength and endurance.With dynamic isometrics, you will perform both a concentric and eccentric part of the repetition, with isometrics added to sticking points.Here are both a beginner's version and an advanced version:Beginners Dynamic isometric repetition;You start out by being in the starting position of a repetition,Under tension, hold that position for 5-30 seconds.Move to the…

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