Posts tagged with ‘Guest Article’

  • Movement Training in the MMA and Combat Sports

    By Dragan Milojević on 02/11/2016

    Since the early days of MMA, also known back then as NHB competitions, there has been an ongoing debate on whether certain things will work in the competition area of choice, be it the ring or the cage of some sort….

  • Comments on Agile Planning and Scrumban Boards Posts

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 16/03/2016

    Danilo Tambone, who is Agile and Project Management expert and the author of Udemy course was kind enough to give me feedback on my recent articles/videos on Agile implementation in training.

  • [Guest Article] Bernoulli, Utility and Physical Development

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 02/12/2015

    Utility is a measure of our preference for some set of goods and services. Bernstein illustrates utility with his pile of bricks analogy…

  • The Theory & The Reality of using GPS in Sports

    By on 26/10/2015

    I’ve always been a bit of a tech head and fascinated with technology, long before I got into sports. Makes sense considering my initial career path was as a games developer before the path I neded up choosing. Even during my time at a Premier League football club, I tried valiantly to get HRV incorporated, first with KubiosHRV (that...

  • The Future of Velocity Based Training

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 04/10/2015

    he advancements in the (micro) technology and analytics achieved that their accessibility and affordability to the average gym goer increased tremendously in the last couple of years. Everything started with live HR measurements, and eventually resulted in the GPS watches and activity trackers, as well as barbell/body velocity trackers such as the PUSH device.

  • Biological Planning, Organizing, and Programming for Physical Preparation – Part2

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 18/11/2013

    Many coaches have preached a very simple way of planning training over the years. That is, to start from the end and work backwards. For instance, if you know your first competition is 16 weeks away, you would simply plan, organize, and program your training in the general preparation period based on this known date. When...

  • Biological Planning, Organizing, and Programming for Physical Preparation – Part1

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 11/11/2013

    It’s no secret that the big picture is most important when setting out do anything long term. When there is a set destination, objective, goal, event, date, or desired adaptation, the path getting there becomes much smoother. With physical preparation, there will always be a destination, objective, goal, event, date or desired adaptation when planning, programming, and...

  • [Guest Article] Interview with Dr. Brian Wansink by Michael Volkin

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/12/2012

    Eat With Your Stomach, Not Your Brain – An Interview with Dr. Brian Wansink    I was fortunate enough to interview Dr. Brian Wansink, lead author to over 100 academic articles and books, including his best-seller Mindless Eating. Dr. Wansink spent a lifetime studying the reason for the decisions people make when they eat.  Whether you are someone who...

  • [Guest Article] Moneyball Madness by Carl Valle

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 21/12/2012

    Moneyball Madness by Carl Valle   “IMA, Inertial Movement Analysis, will triple theamount of basketball relevant data… that kindof tool is going to make a real difference.” -Catapult Sports Data is now the new currency for medical and performance staff, and the real question is – are we really doing what we think we are?  As the social media...

  • The Power of Mini Workouts [Guest Article]

    By Mladen Jovanovic on 06/12/2012

    A typical workout for an average person consists of about 30 minutes to 1 hour of lifting weights. If exercises are performed incorrectly, the load on the muscles and stress on the joints of these repeated movements causes both short and long term damage to your body. Most people continue to work out despite a known injury,...