I train with the understanding that there is no such thing as overtraining, only under recovery.
Each total life transformation is unique in its own way. Proper navigation of the particulars can make or break the process.
“The height of cleverness is being able to conceal it.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld Ever wonder what the relationship is, in a practical sense, between systemic fatigue, workout-induced muscular failure, workout volume, and that oftentimes misinterpreted word, “intensity”? And, more to the point, what is the interplay between these factors and workout frequency? And… [More…]
A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth. Thomas Mann I know, I know; the idea of nutrient timing is not exactly Paleo in the most strict sense of the term, and certainly not part of the DeVany-esq, Evolutionary Fitness schema. If you’re a performance-driven athlete, however (or just an average Joe/Jane… [More…]
“We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.” – Stephen Hawking What follows is a question from the mail bin. I’ve reached the point now where I’m forced to choose representative questions in lieu… [More…]
“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things.” – Albert Einstein Excessive stress, in all of its various manifestations, can negatively affect both physical performance and weight loss progress. Many trainees operate under the assumption that mental or emotional stress won’t affect things such as… [More…]