PEAKING FOR CROSSFIT TIPS

By | 2017-04-24T13:42:53+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Fitness|

Key Points keep your eye on the prize and remember that your goal is to peak your performance for Games competition be realistic with the goals you have from your program and allocate time accordingly -recovery from training in the form of nutrition, sleep, and stress management are necessary for a successful program -develop skills [...]

QUICK LINKS

By | 2017-04-24T13:28:48+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Fitness|

Here's a list of intresting things from around the web to read You Down With GPP? - excellent article by Tony Gentilcore about the benefits of slow steady state cardio.  It's become fashionable among some "hardcore" fitness writers and enthusiasts to knock aerobic training because it'll make you "skinny fat" and "lose gains", among other criticisms.  But [...]

KETTLEBELL HYPERTROPHY SUPERSET FOR SIZE AND STRENGTH

By | 2017-04-24T13:23:27+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Fitness|

This superset is designed to build muscle, add strength, and burn fat. Supersets are beneficial because you maintain a high volume and workload at a fraction of the time of a normal workout. The limited rest ratios and long time under tension elevates your heart rate which shreds fat.  Muscle hypertrophy can be achieved through [...]

WEEKLY ROUNDUP

By | 2017-04-24T12:56:09+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Fitness|

Here's a weekly roundup of health/fitness related news -Dr Spencer Nadolsky spoke on the Muscle For Life podcast about testosterone, carbs and supplements -Shawn Myszka  does a breakdown of the best movers among the recent NFL Draft picks .  This is a must read to get insight into the type of movement qualities necessary for success at the highest [...]

TRAIL RUNNING FOR CONDITIONING

By | 2017-04-24T12:44:47+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Fitness|

Trail running is an excellent way to buld up all around conditioning and should be a staple in a well rounded training program for most athletes. I'm an advocate of including trail running in a training program for a variety of reasons.  I'm going to list some of the potential training benefits of incorporating trail [...]

THE HOLIDAY METCON KETTLEBELL CIRCUIT

By | 2017-04-24T12:36:07+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Fitness|

editors note: I originally designed this workout around christmas time but with Easter around the corner & people getting ready on getting their summer beach bodies, I thought I'd dig it back up With the holiday season kicking off, it gets difficult to keep the pounds at bay with all the delicious treats present.  A [...]

30 DAY BUTT LIFT CHALLENGE

By | 2017-04-24T10:01:31+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Fitness|

I designed a simple body weight workout template for gluteal hypertrophy or a "butt lift", because I've gotten requests in the past from women on best gluteal exercises.  Developing your glutes is beneficial not just for people seeking aesthetic improvements but also for athletic performance.  Strong posterior chain muscles ("but") highly correleates with most powerful movements [...]

SPEED TRAINING

By | 2017-04-24T09:59:09+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Fitness|

A "flight training" session with one of my clients Eddie De La Huerta, he's an undefeated professional boxer. Focus is on acceleration, & overspeed traning

ALL ABOUT ABS

By | 2017-04-24T09:26:46+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Fitness|

For many people six pack abs are their fitness holy grail.  Much to their chagrin, they become frustrated when they don’t see results after pounding away triple digit crunches.  Ultimately visible abs are going to depend on body fat percentages, at relatively low body fat levels the abs become visible for people.  The exact percentage differs [...]