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Self-Discipline vs. Motivation in Sports

To succeed as an athlete you need both strong discipline and a lot of motivation – but what is more important?

Playing football makes 70-year-olds’ bones young again

The sport could prevent osteoporosis later in life.

Buying new football boots? Here’s what to look for according to scientists.

When you buy a new pair of football boots the only thing that matters is whether or not they fit. Special features will not make you a better player, say scientists.

Your period makes you train more effectively

Women can build more muscle if they engage in intensive strength training early in their menstrual cycle, according to a Swedish study.

How science can improve sporting events

With help from scientist at SINTEF, the Norwegian company Profixio is aiming to become a world leader in fixture scheduling for handball, football and volleyball tournaments.

More cycling with e-bikes

According to a new study, electric bikes make people cycle longer and more often. The effect is best on women.

Running and soccer are the only sports guaranteed to make you healthier

Which sports have actually been proven to benefit our health? The answer is rather disheartening.

Poling to victory

Female cross-country skiers who want to excel would do well to be inspired by Marit Bjørgen’s muscular upper body. Poling power appears to be a decisive factor in distinguishing the best cross-country skiers in the world from the rest.

Young talented footballers overtrain

Talented junior football players train so much that they may decrease their chances of making it into the adult leagues.

Mental training can help curb injuries

Psychological training can help reduce physical injuries in elite sports.