I am excited to dig right in and tell you about all the new episodes and the video that I released since the last time I was in your inbox – so I am just going to give you a quote and get right to it.
Charles Poliquin, the late, world-renowned, Canadian strength coach, famously said, “if your workout takes longer than an hour you are making friends, not building size and strength.”
I think that says it all.
Second Wind Fitness – The Importance of Variability with Debbie Potts (Life is Not a Race)
Debbie Potts is a leading fitness professional for over twenty-five years who owned Fitness Forward Studio in Bellevue, WA for over ten years. She used to train and race (a lot) for long-distance events as an endurance runner, cyclist, and triathlete (just like me but even more).
Change Academy – 50K Tuneup: Timing Belt
In part 8 of our 50,000 Mile Tuneup series, we’re checking the timing belt, which is our metaphor for examining how we manage one of our most precious assets: our time.
Change Academy – 50K Tuneup: Filters and Shock Absorbers
We’ve reached the final part of our tuneup. Before we head back out on to the road, we need to check our filters and shock absorbers.
Pay attention to your calves because our calf muscles are truly important in all our fitness and lifestyle endeavours:
- They act as both the gas and the brake when we run.
- When you are climbing a steep hill, that is your calf muscle in action.
- Coming down the other side of the hill, your calf makes sure you don’t wipe out.