A CrossFit 9/11 Tribute

9/11 TRIBUTE Metcon (Time) 2001 meter Run 11 Box Jumps (30/24 in) 11 Thrusters (125/85 lbs) 11 Chest-to-Bar Pull-Ups 11 Power Cleans (170/115 lbs) 11 Handstand Push-Ups 11 Kettlebell Swings (2/1.5 pood) 11 Toes-to-Bar 11 Deadlifts (170/115 lbs) 11 Push Jerks (110/75 lbs) 2001 meter Row Athletes may start with Row and end with Run, … Continue reading A CrossFit 9/11 Tribute

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A Navy SEAL Explains What It Takes to Become the Hardest Man on Earth

A Navy SEAL Explains What It Takes to Become the Hardest Man on Earth ~Heleo | Repost “You need nothing but the breath in your lungs to become great.” By Heleo Editors Jul 10, 2017 READ ON TO DISCOVER: How David Goggins ran for 39 hours—nonstop Why motivation won’t bring you success How to develop … Continue reading A Navy SEAL Explains What It Takes to Become the Hardest Man on Earth

Goodreads

Updated: 10/8/2017The website/app, Goodreads, setup a reading challenge at the beginning of each year, since 2016.  If you are unfamiliar with Goodreads, it is a social website centered around books and reading.  The idea is that you can upload your personal library of book titles and arrange lists by the books you've read, the books you … Continue reading Goodreads

Three Drill Series to Improve Form Year-Round for Speed

By Chris Korfist, Simplifaster | Repost During my years of coaching, I’ve had athletes who became very good at the drills I gave them, but they didn’t improve their form or speed. At times, my athletes have gotten so good at the drills, they were no longer challenged, and they stagnated. I wasn’t challenging their … Continue reading Three Drill Series to Improve Form Year-Round for Speed

Laird Hamilton: Harness the Power of Breath

Laird Hamilton: Harness the Power of Breath By Laird Hamilton, Men's Journal | Repost What's the one fuel at your immediate disposal during a long or grueling workout? Oxygen. It's obvious; still, most of us think of breathing only when we're sucking wind. That's a mistake, because boosting your oxygen intake before, during, and after … Continue reading Laird Hamilton: Harness the Power of Breath

The Effects of Breathing on Recovery with Brian Mackenzie

The Effects of Breathing on Recovery with Brian Mackenzie ~Marc Pro | Repost EPOC (Exercise Post Oxygen Consumption) refers to the oxygen you need to consume after a workout in order to bring your body back to homeostasis. It’s how exercise scientists measure the intensity of a workout. While working out, oxygen is used to … Continue reading The Effects of Breathing on Recovery with Brian Mackenzie

Fast After 50 ~Joe Friel | Book Review

Fast After 50: How to Race Strong for the Rest of Your Life, by Joe Friel Originally published: January 10, 2015 Description: For runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, and cross-country skiers, getting older doesn't have to mean getting slower. Drawing from the most current research on aging and sports performance, Joe Friel--America's leading endurance sports coach--shows … Continue reading Fast After 50 ~Joe Friel | Book Review