What does being “durable” mean to you?
My guest on this episode, Tim “Lucho” Waggoner, has a goal of being durable. Physically and mentally. And I love that notion. It takes so many of the loaded ideas we have about our bodies out of the equation.
And being durable feels so much more meaningful than simply being thin or muscular but it can include it.
Tim raced as a professional triathlete before switching his focus to ultra races. He switched once again to sprint distance races before really changing his focus to work on becoming as durable as possible. We get into what that means and how you can achieve it, in this episode.
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I have seen a crazy statistic which states that somewhere between 65% and 80% of runners end up injured before they reach their goal. Now, whether it is 65 or 80, that’s a pretty shocking number. But in this episode, I will give you some steps that you can take to protect yourself and avoid doing too much, too soon.
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It probably won’t come as a shock to you that alcohol doesn’t play a beneficial role in our fitness journey but in this episode, I dig into the specifics along with my guest/host, Molly Watts. I say guest/host because this episode is a portion of and interview I did on Molly’s podcast.
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Having some tangible insight into your own level of fitness can do things like help you avoid injury. But you can also use fitness tests, repeated at regular intervals, to get a better idea of how effective your training program is. In this episode, I explain the 10 components of fitness and how you can measure them.
Continue reading “How Fit Are You?”
Have you ever wondered what a calorie actually is, how it is measured, and what it actually has to do with our biology – let alone our workouts? Well then this episode with Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN is for you.
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What if instead of trying to get your exercise over with, like swallowing yucky medicine, you actually relish the activity itself? What if you complete that activity smiling, feeling good, and looking forward to the next time you get to do it? Sounds nice, doesn’t it?
Continue reading “Love the Movement, Not Just the Finish Line”
The guest on this episode turned 56 in September and he has done what most people think can’t be done at his age – he is more fit than he has ever been in his life. We dive into not only the HOWs but also the WHYs behind his transformation.
Continue reading “The Minimum Viable Threshold with Dean Dwyer (the Successful Body)”
Everybody wants to get fit fast… but in this, the inaugural episode of Second Wind Fitness, please allow me to tell you why this is a flawed perspective.
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In the coming weeks, I have guests, topics, tests, workouts, and mind-blowing information all coming your way in podcast form.
Continue reading “Teaser: Get Ready to Move More of Your Body, More Often”
My name is Coach Brock Armstrong and I have one goal – to help you think differently about exercise so you can: Move more of your body, more often, in more and more interesting ways.
Continue reading “Trailer: Second Wind Fitness – a new podcast!”