Running Series Intro

Since I recently starting putting on Sunday running workouts at a local track, I thought my blogs should be related to running in the next few upcoming posts.  There are several great running books out there.  The one that I use as a guideline and encourage people to read is "Ready to Run", by Dr. … Continue reading Running Series Intro

When is the best time to workout?

People often ask me what time of day is ideal for training.  This is usually because they are curious as to when they can burn the most calories or get the absolute most out of their fitness.  The answer, to me, is not simple.  It involves physiological and lifestyle aspects combined.  Bodybuilding.com recently had a competition … Continue reading When is the best time to workout?

Why you need balance and agility in your workout program

Balance and agility are two very important aspects of fitness that often get neglected as we get older.  When we're younger and involved with sports or games, we tend to develop these skills naturally as we grow up.  There are several definitions, but for now, here is an idea of what these two terms mean. … Continue reading Why you need balance and agility in your workout program

Olympic Lifts Part 1- Rate of Force Production

This post stems from the previous post, "Intro: Olympic weightlifting".  There are many bodily factors that contribute to the Olympic lifts being completed.  In my last post, I mentioned 3 that we will talk about.  The first is "rate of force production". The rate of force production, or rate of force development (RFD) is simply … Continue reading Olympic Lifts Part 1- Rate of Force Production