Are you working on your Gip Strength to Avoid Plateaus?

Have you plateaued in strength or muscle gains? Have you been working on your grip strength? If not, then that may be a simple solution to your problem. Think about this, 500 years ago, instead of lifting weights, you would have been throwing bags of […]

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Speed Traiing for Recovery

Add some speed to your workout. Typically I recommend this in the form of interval training, which is high fatigue. However, most exercise leaves you feeling energetically slow and stiff. The primary reason for this is that the fatigue level is high. For an invigorating […]

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Lean down with weight training

Do you hate cardio but love to lift? Good news! There are quite few effective methods for getting cardio effect from your lifting, that will also compliment your lifting. One of my favorites is pairing speed training with a heavier “same muscle group” lift. For […]

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What’s the deal with those funny looking shoes with the individual toes?

Last week I did a post on the benefits of doing sand training.  There is a new shoe called Vibram Fivefingers (actually they have been around for a few years now but they are just beginning to build some steam).  This shoe is designed to […]

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Train in the Soft Stuff

Try training in the sand for a month. Moving to a soft surface for body weight exercise and cardio works in a number of ways to improve your fitness response. It requires better balance and also limits the elastic energy return from your muscles, making […]

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