My time at the gym is taken up by my programmed activities. I tend to bury my head in it. Every now and then I look around and see good people doing good exercises really badly. I very rarely act on my urge to correct them. I recently came across a chap doing dumbbell lunges … Continue reading When Lunges Go Wrong
Never Waste An Injury: The Psychology of Setbacks in Combat Sports The following is a quote from the article: Scientists refer to this acquisition of growth from adversity as “adversarial growth”. In research it is defined as: “These positive changes share the common factor of struggling with adversity, hence we refer to them collectively as … Continue reading Never Waste An Injury
Just me and my former training partner doing one segment of a 20 minute stair routine. Fun!
The Seven-Phase Workout Phase 1 – Isometrics Building the foundation begins with training the entire kinetic chain by using isometric drills to enhance muscular endurance and activate the core musculature. Planks Cue: Keep the head straight. Do not look up or sag the chin. The abs should be stiff and the back should resemble a … Continue reading Shoulder Rehab Workout
Power and agility are the first things to go as you get older. I hope you come to cherish and respect these abilities because they will make or break you as you get older. The more you use your “power producers” to run, jump and cut, the stronger and more stable those producers will become. … Continue reading Stay Agile. Stay Relevant As You Age
Visualization is a powerful and mostly overlooked training tool by most gym goers. With visualization or mental rehearsal, minds and bodies can be trained to actually perform the skill imagined. For those of you who like to geek out on more detail, here is a link to an article with studies referenced at the end. … Continue reading Visualization