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Water loading

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The concept of water loading is been around for quite some time now. The idea is to first drink a huge amount of water, some athletes drink even more than 10 liters a day, followed by a water restriction. Bro-science shows that athletes continue to […]

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“I have to watch my weight”

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“I have to watch my weight.” Every competitive fighter has said this phrase at some point in his career. You add less food on your plate and skip the delicious desserts. If you couldn’t resist eating chocolate, you’re going to run an extra round to […]

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Cutting weight at young age

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Whether one should cut weight or not, is a question I’m asked frequently and everyone has an opinion about it. Recently there was an interesting discussing about weight cutting by children in one of the Facebook groups I’m following and I decided to dedicate this […]

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How tall are Olympic athletes?

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When I was doing research for my book I came across the list if participants of the Olympics 2012. I wanted to check what the average height was of the athletes in every weight category.  After putting the results in a graph I discovered that […]