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HIT v LSD endurance training: effects on pulmonary function and time-trial performance

HIT v LSD endurance training: effects on pulmonary function and time-trial performance

Both HIIT (high intensity interval training) and LSD endurance training are important components of endurance training. HIIT training has recently been shown to set in motion the process a sequence of metabolic signals necessary for mitochondrial biogenesis to occur, and you can read about that here. Although HIT research is in its infancy, these preliminary findings(…)

Frederico Moojen: Brazilian soccer pro

Frederico Moojen: Brazilian soccer pro

Unchained Fitness is delighted to present Federico Moojen as our resident soccer expert. (Incidentally, he’s a ridiculously skilful player that has learned his trade on the sandy beaches of Brazil). Freddy is a professional soccer player currently playing in the Major Indoor Soccer League in the US. During his professional career, he has played for professional(…)

Emerson Turnier: MMA coach

Emerson Turnier: MMA coach

Coaches Kieran and Guy are lucky to have worked with some of the best professional fitness coaches and athlete’s in the city of Montreal. One such athlete is Emerson Turnier, a young and talented coach-athlete. His background as a world-class kickboxer, kettle-bell coach and all-round great guy make him a great addition to our site.(…)

Static stretching

Static stretching

Static stretching has a bad reputation these days. That’s why we went to the literature to see what is being said about it recently. A study by Oliviera et al. (2011) examined the effects of active static stretching on maximal isometric force (MVC) and rate of force development (RFD) over time intervals of 0-30, 0-50,(…)