TRAINING LOG: MARCH 2019

Welcome to Training Logs: one workout from each month laid out bare.   T.L. Jan 19: Speed and Power plus Recovery This workout was developed to build speed and power in the legs. The structure is simple but the effect is deadly: 15 rounds of powerful, lower-dominant  movements performed at maximal capacity for 30 seconds … Continue reading TRAINING LOG: MARCH 2019

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TRAINING LOG: FEBRUARY 2019

Welcome to Training Logs: one workout from each month laid out bare.   T.L. FEB 19: UPPER BODY   BLOCK 1 – UPPER BODY STRENGTH   DEADLIFTS Five sets of decreasing reps and increasing weight at tempo of 2-1-1-1. Two minutes rest between sets. Focus: Control of weight and body throughout full range of motion. Sport … Continue reading TRAINING LOG: FEBRUARY 2019

Six Reasons Cyclists Should Incorporate Spin Class into Training

For cyclists, whether mountain goats or tarmac rockets, one major appeal to the sport is being outside. As a result, few try spin classes—sweating in a dark room with blaring music is certainly jarring for those used to the solace of tranquil roads. When winter approaches, however, most of North America transforms into a less-than-ideal … Continue reading Six Reasons Cyclists Should Incorporate Spin Class into Training

Any Form of Exercise Better Than None, Study Concludes

  Some prefer short bursts of high-intensity action. Others enjoy long, leisurely hikes. As far as being healthy is concerned—especially in terms of anti-aging—any exercise is always better than none, a scientific review has affirmed. Exercise has a positive effect on our metabolism, which is important for weight management, especially as we age. Your metabolism … Continue reading Any Form of Exercise Better Than None, Study Concludes