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Time to Get Depressed – Scapular Depression

Time to Get Depressed - Scapular Depression
Sadly a lot of pain and discomfort comes from not being depressed, that is scapular depression. Living and working in cubicles, at desks, staring at computers takes a toll on the body. To fix it we need to get depressed, and working on scapular depression. The image below kind-a says it all – ugh! Man ...

Three Myths About Interval Training

Three Myths About Interval Training
Don’t be fooled by these three myths about interval training. These misconceptions about interval training can prevent you from achieving results or worse, leave you injured. Myth 1: Interval training is Extreme Too often I hear people say that interval training requires working really hard, pushing yourself to extremes. Where’s It Come From Some forms ...

Training Energy Systems

Training Energy Systems
If you really want to get down to it, training is about one thing – using a specific energy system. “What’s that” you say. Yes, when you are training, depending on the intensity and duration of the work you are doing, you are using a specific energy system. The result is what you’d expect from ...

From Pain to Performance, Escape to Moab Utah

From Pain to Performance, Escape to Moab Utah
Pain to performance sounds like an elusive dream, buy this innovative treatment took me from bedridden to hiking Arches National Park in Moab, Utah. Pain Doesn’t Just Appear Despite what you might have heard, pain rarely comes out of nowhere. Just like the married couple that ends up divorced. It seems that more often than ...

Interval Training on Your Thumb

Interval Training on Your Thumb
Interval Training on Your Thumb What if you could have everything you need for interval training on your thumb? Sounds too good to be true. But not with the Set Starter. I’ve you’ve been with me for a while you might remember when I first reviewed the Set Starter wearable interval timer nearly two years ...

15 Reasons To Do Bodyweight Exercises Now

15 Reasons To Do Bodyweight Exercises Now
Here are 15 reasons to get started today with bodyweight exercises. This simple form of exercise is with you wherever you are — it’s the workout that travels with you. So cut the excuses and lean into this list of 15 reasons to do bodyweight exercises now. bodyweight-exercises 1 – Great Way To Start Want ...

Snowboard Season is Coming, Are You Ready?

Snowboard Season is Coming, Are You Ready?
The snow is coming and the smell of snowboard wax is in the air – at least in my garage. Are you ready for snowboard season, ski season, or whatever snow-sport you enjoy? There’s still time to get ready. Keystone resort has been posting pictures of new snowfall on their facebook page. Proof positive that ...

Ragnar Lothbrok Workout – Train To Battle The Earl

Ragnar Lothbrok Workout - Train To Battle The Earl
We all have battles to fight, but perhaps not to the extreme of the legendary Ragnar Lothbrok. He trained to recover from injury and battle Earl Haraldson to regain his honor. I’m in the midst of my own recovery and pulled together the Ragnar Lothbrok Workout. Appeal of the Vikings I am one hundred percent ...

Pros and Cons of HIIT – Tabata Tips

Pros and Cons of HIIT - Tabata Tips
High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, has been all the rage for the past few years but what are the pros and cons of this form of fitness. Is this for you? Pros/Cons of HIIT with Cardiovascular Intensity Pros Cons Increases VO2Max May Be Too Strenuous Can improve performance beyond plateaus Requires a foundation of ...