Monthly Archives: September 2018

MOTUS: an upside-down point of view on Movement


“Our nature consists in movement: absolute rest is death” (B. Pascal). Movement has a key role in the essence of human being, and this was already clear in the XVII century: through movement it is possible to generate energy, but also to find that psychophysical harmony that allow to express your own plain potential. In its various […]

Sidea Open Weekend 2018: two days dedicated to Movement and Training


Despite the bad weather, the first Sidea Open Weekend has been a complete success, with a very large number of people that did not just attended the event, but also participated actively both Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd September. The thematic workshops program has received an excellent response from the participants, who had the opportunity […]

Osmany Juantorena and NOI.5 Fitness Club: from volleyball athletic preparation to the new gym in Civitanova Marche


Outside hitter for Lube Civitanova and for the Italian national team, silver medal in the 2015 World Cup and in the Olympic Games of Rio 2016, besides an almost endless series of titles won with his clubs (in particular two consecutive Champions League won when he played for Trento): as a volleyball player, Osmany Juantorena […]

Football and Functional Training: the pre-season preparation


During the summer, football enters in some sort of parallel dimension, where the transfer market and the social networks completely absorb the public’s attention. The truth is that those who works in football are already back on the pitch since July, starting a phase which can be considered essential for the whole season: the pre-season […]

Nadya Ochner and the athletic preparation for snowboard: from functional training to the Olympic Games


Sudden changes of speed and direction, an extremely high-intensity athletic performance which take place on an unstable floor as a snowy track: snowboard, led to competitive levels, requires an important physical preparation not only to reach the athlete’s maximum potential, but also to avoid injuries and possible damages, and Nadya Ochner must surely be conscious […]