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Fat Loss for Aesthetic Athletes: Interval or Steady-State Training?

Should you rely on intervals or traditional cardio to lose body fat? Read my review of research in the May 2014 edition of Alan Aragon’s Research Review.

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Improving Hip Flexibility in Dancers: Three Methods Compared

Hip flexiblity is essential for athletic dancers, but the best method to achieve it is unclear. Smith, Koutedakis, and Wyon (2013) examined the effectiveness of three training programs on the active and passive hip flexibility of 35 moderately-trained female dancers, all around 17 years old. The degree of hip flexibility determines how high dancers can […]