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Back to the Gym (Pt. III)

This article is the last part of the BACK TO THE GYM series. It is meant to give an overview of my training progress and hopefully at the same time provide further insight into how to plan and develop a workout...
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Overtraining

We all like to train to get better at what we do. Now if our performance stagnates or even declines, it may be because we are undertraining and simply not pushing ourselves hard enough, but it may also be that we are overreaching or overtraining...
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The Power of Protein

Nutrition is a major concern for virtually all athletes, and especially when it comes to strength training programs, adequate protein intake is a key consideration...
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Back to the Gym (Pt. II)

This article is intended as a follow-up to DIS-TANZ DIARY #22. Whereas the before mentioned part was mainly about presenting my current training plan, the focus will now be on giving an overview of which muscles are trained by which exercises...
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The Hypertrophy Specialist

As I am currently in the fourth week of my muscle hypertrophy training and am therefore dealing a lot with the underlying mechanisms, I want to take the opportunity to present one of the most important voices in this field: Dr. Brad Schoenfeld...
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DIS-TANZ-SOLO RESEARCH

DIS-TANZ-SOLO
Sports science as a tool for movement optimisation, injury prevention & performance enhancement in the work practice of contemporary dancers

ABOUT

PERFORMING

Michael Loehr is a contemporary dancer who is collaborating with a number of international choreographers and companies. Enjoying the challenge to adapt to different surroundings and to switch between styles, his way of moving is characterised by both an emphasis on clarity and the joy of embracing the awkward. 

CREATING

Michael Loehr is a choreographer with a big interest in autonomous choreographic structures and a focus on discovering rather than executing. His creative skills are channelled in his own choreographies, a variety of projects that he accompanies as choreographic assistant as well as in numerous collaborations as a performer in works that require a choreographic vision.

TEACHING

Michael Loehr is teaching contemporary dance classes and workshops for professional dancers and beginners alike. Passionately believing in the potential of sharing knowledge and ideas, he considers teaching an essential part of his artistic practice.