Goodreads

Updated: 5/16/2017 The 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 … 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

Training Tips from the World’s Greatest Athlete ~Outside Magazine | Repost

Two-time gold medalist Ashton Eaton on the importance of focus, running, and coffee. By: The Editors (Outside Magazine) Oct 20, 2016 Two-time Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton uses the “Gladiator” soundtrack to get pumped up. Photo: AP/David J. Phillip The decathlon requires an athlete to compete in ten track and field events over the course … Continue reading Training Tips from the World’s Greatest Athlete ~Outside Magazine | Repost