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Can the Kinematics of arm movements be trained to improve Running Economy?

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A recent study (Kumar & Verma, 2011) published in “The Anthropologist – International Journal of Contemporary and Applied Studies of Man” has shown a strict correlation between the performance time of a 3000 m run and the effects of a 90 days conditioning programme on the shoulder swing time. 50 adult males, aged between 18 and 24 years, physical active and free from any medical issue, have been selected to follow a conditioning programme of 90 days, divided into two mesocycles of 45 days each. The first mesocycle consisted of exercises targeted to improve static flexibility and cardio-respiratory endurance. The second mesocycle included those exercises which could improve dynamic flexibility, muscular strength and endurance. It has been concluded that “the three months conditioning programme has revealed statistically significant impact on right and left shoulder swing time, ratio of right and left shoulder swing time and performance time of a 3000 m run. These improvements reas…

MAMMUT® presents: the biggest peak project in history - "The Zuitas™" did it!

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24-25/08/2012 - Mt. Civetta (3220 m), Via Ferrata "Alleghesi" (III-/AD-), "Viva Mexico Cabrones" (VII+/VIII-). More on http://ale-santuz.blogspot.com/
Our tour has been selected between more than 2000 other projects and we have been one of the 150 teams that took part in the biggest peak project history fully supported by MAMMUT®!
The Zuitas™ are:Alessandro "Ale" SantuzNicolas "Conne" BellomoAlberto "Ray" VianelloEnrico "Gere" Geremiathe mountain guide Andrea Vanni.
The name of the team recalls the most famous quote from Emilio Comici: "Perché Zuita? Perché la incanta!" (tr.: "Why Civetta? Because she charms!", where "Civetta", the name of the mount, means "Owl").
All the other posts about the project:MAMMUT® presents: the biggest peak project in historyMAMMUT® presents: the biggest peak project in history - PHASE 1MAMMUT® presents: the biggest peak project in history - PHASE 2MAMMUT® …