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Train The Body, Train The Mind - Reaching Exhaustion The Night Before The Day After 

Tuesday, May 26th

I wake up and do the normal routine of some random exercises. Then it’s a walk to get shopping, fuel up, rehydrate, and generally get plans for the next day in place. 307 more words


When do I eat that post workout snack?

Just how important is that post workout snack?  Is it necessary to eat it right after my workout, even before I shower?

Evidence shows us that during and following a workout: Our bodies crank up the number of amino acid transporters (little taxis for small pieces of protein) on the surface of muscle cells, secondly, insulin sensitivity is increased, so muscles take in sugar and fat from the blood stream more readily, and finally, an increase in circulating anabolic (muscle building) hormones occurs.  756 more words

Sports Medicine

Preparing for Military or Law Enforcement Fitness Tests

When preparing for a standardized fitness test, which usually involves a mix of push-ups, sit-ups, and running, I follow a specific workout program that I’ve developed over the years. 384 more words

Coach's Corner

10 Ways To Combat Fatigue And Increase Your Vitality


We live in a society of tired and worn out people. Many people have desk jobs or sit around all day, which, while not using much actual energy, tends to make us feel zapped and more tired because physical movement begets energy. 919 more words

Physical Training

Daily Life in the Military: Physical Training

I picked up a book on what it’s like to be a sous chef, so I thought it would be interesting to follow through the “Daily Life in the Military.” Of course, this was a number of years ago, so some things may have changed and others may not have. 499 more words


P90X3 Results

Four Buzzfeed staffers follow P90X3 for three months and report on their “gains.”


Starting advice to the 150 pound, 11% BF, 22 BMI male was there was “no need” to gain muscle mass or size, though it was suggested to the 140 pound, 8.8% BF male to gain a bit. 44 more words


Improving Your Speed on the Pitch

Speed is essential to both great defense and offense on the pitch.  In this short video, Nike Academy coaches show you how to increase your speed.   11 more words

Improving Your Speed