HUGE group of triathletes getting stronger today! Tuesday’s workout: warm up with banded hip openers and single arm kettle bell swings. Then more work upside down will headstand practice. Meat and potatoes of the workout: 7-7,6-6,5-5,4-4,3-3,2-2,1-1… Thrusters and reverse grip kipping pull-ups.
Photo by Vance Jacobs Photography Aim for a B+ on Nutrition. A Jesse Thomas Re-post: I first came across this insightful and funny article by pro triathlete Jesse Thomas about a month ago. I was finishing up my recent article comparing solid versus liquid fueling for triathlon, and I wanted to get some personal input […]
Drinking versus Chewing Calories: What’s Better? The above quote exists on the back of my friend John’s shirt. He created some team t-shirts for his crew to wear while supporting him on his first 100 mile endurance run this past year. While I hate to burst John’s bubble, being awesome alone can only get you […]
Photo by Vance Jacobs Photography Muscle Failure versus Perceived Exertion. What really slows us down when it counts? Here we are in the heart of the racing season. Most athletes have just finished major races or are about to hit the next ones. After months of hard work, athletes finally get to hit their big […]
Can bouts of high intensity workouts, olympic lifting, and CrossFit keep us more hormonally balanced? A very interesting post from Ben Greenfield on the affects of training on our sex drive. Sex aside, he is really discussing hormone balance in endurance athletes, and how training enough or too much affects our anabolic and catabolic hormone […]