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Wednesday
Aug292012

Hardwork vs Talent

Have you ever referred to someone heard someone refer to an athlete as a prodigy, or label them as being born with talent?  What if I told you there was no such thing and it all boils down to how hard, focused and long someone practices/works on their particular game, subject, sport, etc.?

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Saturday
Aug182012

I almost quit

If you read my last post about Sprint Interval Training (SIT), also known as Super-high Intensity Training, I told you how great it is for your cardiovascular endurance, speed, power, fat loss, and just good health in general.  Well, I literally just finished one of these workouts and almost quit 3/4 of the way through.

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Thursday
Aug162012

Lay off the Cardio!

Yes, you read that correctly.  I know, probably THE BEST thing you have ever heard me say, right? Well, it's not a joke.  In fact, if you are still going to the gym and spending 30-45 minutes on the treadmill, elliptical, etc. I have good and bad news for you.  The good news is you can stop tomorrow!  The bad news is you may have wasted a lot of time and effort over the past several years with little to no real results.

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Monday
Aug132012

We Should All Be "Lefties," or at least train like one

In honor of National Left Handers' Day,  I thought it only appropriate to chat about the crazy coincidence that was just made know to me in regards to top athletes and which side of their body is dominant.

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Friday
Aug102012

The game of golf is changing. . .

We've seen it in almost every mainstream sport.  The athletes that demostrated the most skill and finesse in that sport triumphed.  The idea of building strength and muscle were negated due to the idea that it would lessen the skill level and simply add mass and thus less coordination to the athlete's game.

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