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bio website ablona.se
location Stockholm, Sweden
age 53
visits member for 2 years, 5 months
seen Dec 3 at 14:52

Managment consultant. Focus on yoga, swimming (beginner, TI) and general training.

Training background:

  • Childhood: playground soccer, ice hockey, cross country skiing, swimming
  • 1973-1986 Basketball. Played in the Swedish junior national team and in the Swedish level 1 series (Brahe, IFK Linköping). Coached kids team, camp leader.
  • 1986-2000. Tried various martial arts, fencing, weightlifting, played in lower divisions of basketball. Constant problems with knees and back.
  • 2000-2007. Sporadic training due to becoming the father of twins, weightlifting, running, was only consistent with two years of Jodo. BMI peaked at 27 in 2002
  • 2007- . Mix of "everyday active" (bike to work, take the stairs instead of elevator,...), yoga, weightlifting (squats, deadlift, military press), functional training (e.g. MAQ, burpees) and swimming. Feels great.

Mar
25
comment Is there a benefit to weightlifting without pushing yourself?
Perhaps this answer to another question would help? fitness.stackexchange.com/a/10210/3778
Mar
6
comment Body angle during freestyle
Perhaps you can film your swimming, add it to coachseye.com and post the link here. The app is about 5 USD
Feb
17
comment Creating a swimming workout schedule
Have you checked out sites like www.swimplan.com?
Feb
13
comment Making a training plan for medieval swordsmen / reenactment
You should mix technical traning with low intensity with applied (i.e. doing the fights) conditioning and strength. Do you really have the time to do starting strength 2-3 times per week? I am not so sure that raw strength from lifting weights directly translates to an efficient strike in a messy situation
Feb
5
comment Ways to motivate employers for exercise time?
Perhaps you can explain the term CAD
Feb
5
comment Ways to motivate employers for exercise time?
This is a highly relevant problem for organizations. And motivation for teams/groups to do physical exercise has an interesting angle.
Jan
30
comment Going to compete 5km outdoor breaststroke
@Ruben, can you add some more info on the race (sea, stream, ..), your background in swimming and your current status (speed etc). Maybe the key will be the transition from "couch potato" to "steady state training", adding too much training too fast isn't usually a good thing.
Jan
23
comment How do legs change in response to running?
a bit short and only based on personal experience. An improvement would be to add some references.
Jan
14
comment What precautions to take when running in wintertime?
@Informaficker, good point! I will clarify that part.
Jan
4
comment Can both Yoga and Bodybuilding be done on same day?
perhaps you can add some context to your answer, it us a bit short now.
Jan
2
comment Workout plan for a lazy person
@Informaticker, good point, added this.
Dec
30
comment Breathing using mouth or nose - correct way while swimming?
Regarding breathing and swimming, see this question: fitness.stackexchange.com/q/428/3778 , especially the second answer. You should edit the second paragraph of your question..
Dec
13
comment Apps for Blackberry users?
There is a list of apps in the meta part, see meta.fitness.stackexchange.com/q/209/3778
Dec
12
comment Why are strength programs made the way they are - much of the same, regular intervals, same program for a long time
Isn't there supposed to be an optimal "time under tension" per timeperiod (e.g. weeks) for muscles? This and the desire to stress the muscles could explain e.g. 3x5 or 5x5.
Nov
26
comment How many sets and reps should I do as a beginner?
Based on your overall goals (read your previous question), perhaps this question can help, fitness.stackexchange.com/q/6/3778
Nov
23
comment How does muscle build up when we exercise?
Perhaps this question, fitness.stackexchange.com/q/537/3778
Nov
21
comment Firstbeat Energy Expenditure Algorithm
I sent a link to this question to one of the staff at Firstbeat, we will see if they answer :-) Personally, I have been using Firstbeat Athlete for almost 4 years now and I am very happy with the system.
Nov
21
comment Firstbeat Energy Expenditure Algorithm
Given that they use neural networks as the main technology component, it might be difficult to scientifically explain the mapping (see "Disadvantages" in en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_neural_network)
Nov
21
comment is it necessary to do exercise that target only one muscle a day
Check out this question, fitness.stackexchange.com/q/7642/3778 about why sprinters look the way they do. Mostly compound, high intensity exercises, no/little isolated exercises
Nov
21
comment Should I concentrate on leg lengthiness exercises first or leg thickening exercises first?
welcome to Physcical Fitness! Read the FAQ and don't forget to vote & accept the answer(s).