From a military perspectiv, physical fitness is a part of a soldiers lethality. Therefore every army around the world uses to have its own physical fitness standards. While not all are exactly the same, there are striking simililarities even outside western armies. Being enduring, dexter, fast and strong is not only an asset. It is an enabler. We all know those pics of guys running around in the latest gear, with a 4000$ AR build but “rocking” a degree of obesity that wont let them go anywhere with their kit. Every responsible civilian needs to be lethal, therefore he needs to be fit and touch a certain baseline.Read More
It has been a long time since we have written an article regarding physical fitness, but today I want to talk about something that got into my mind some months ago and could be observed and confirmed after my COVID-19 infection at the end of 2020. We want to talk about physical overreadiness.
As my training routine was running well and intense, I was totally depressed after being diagnosed with COVID-19 in 2020. I wasn’t able to do any kind of physical training for over one and a half month. So, to prevent from getting fat, I changed my diet to three meals a day, slightly over my daily need of calories. During my time of recovery, I noticed that I lost some weight, but it was indeed mostly water, fat and to my surprise, not much muscle. But I was in certain knowledge that my performance would drop drastically. I was teached better.Read More
When asking people for their favorite exercises to build power they will answer a wide array of...Read More