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Vibration training – shaky nonsense or solid science?

Vibration training – shaky nonsense or solid science?

You may have seen vibration machines before in the gym. You can stand, squat or sit on them, or perform any number of other exercises or poses as part of your training. The platform vibrates, and depending on who you listen to, this gives you a number of benefits. You...
Altitude training masks – an unbiased review

Altitude training masks – an unbiased review

You might have seen people in the gym training with an altitude training mask. These strange masks, like the one pictured below, sit around the mouth and the nose. Many people think that these can improve your performance by changing your breathing, recreating the...
Does alkaline water really work?

Does alkaline water really work?

“Change your water, change your life” This is the claim made of Kangen Water, a product (sold via independent distributors) which changes the pH of water. They recommend drinking water that is more alkaline for better health. But does alkaline water really work? In...