Category: Weight Loss

EXERCISES ROUNDED SHOULDERS

Bertrand Baron recognized this fact. In his paper on emotions and pacing, he presented a 21-point scale of affective load in which an athlete’s current AL was calculated as the …

EXERCISES FOR TRICEPS

There is no formula for optimal variation in training. As a general rule, I suggest that each week you do some running at paces ranging from a slow jog to …

EXERCISES GOOD FOR KNEES

The only common running technique flaw that exists at the level of gross motor coordination is that of overstriding, which is caused by the wearing of shoes and is best …

EXERCISES JUST FOR GLUTES

Another interesting finding of Stephen McGregor’s work with accelerometers was that vertical acceleration accounted for a greater proportion of total oscillation in all three planes for trained runners than for …

Avocado diet

There’s a reason why we might feel a little glum after polishing off a bar of chocolate €“ and it’s not just the guilt of extra calories. Too much sugar …

Daily yoga poses

Evaluate which training methods work well for you. Pay attention to two types of feedback: performance feedback (workout split times, race times, etc.) and affective feedback (fluctuations in your training …

Easy yoga workout

APPENDIX WORKOUTS Listening to your body will teach you everything you need to know about running except how to do the most effective basic types of workouts. The standard workout …

EXERCISES MOVES

Second, the researchers observed that ratings of perceived exertion steadily increased over the course of the workout even as sprint times held steady. On average, RPE was 10 on a …

EXERCISES MOUNTAIN CLIMBERS

EFFECTIVE WORKOUTS In the first paragraph of this rather long chapter, I said something that perhaps seemed enigmatic. I implied that my high school coaches, in teaching me little more …

EXERCISES JILLIAN MICHAELS

STRIDE ENTROPY McGregor’s most intriguing study so far is one in which he measured and compared entropy levels in the strides of trained and untrained runners. Entropy is essentially a …

FRANKEN-SALMON

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first genetically engineered animal, a breed of Atlantic salmon that grows twice as fast as normal salmon. Genetically altered crops that …

EXERCISES ROUTINES

It’s done on the fly based on how I’m feeling and responding. Kara Goucher I BEGAN LEARNING THE ART AND SCIENCE of training the way many runners do: by soaking …

How diet

CHILLI It’s not just the weather making people in South East Asia happy; it’s the high levels of chilli they are eating. As the body reacts to the burning spice …

EXERCISES LOW BACK PAIN

WHY WE KEEP GETTING FASTER Widely recognized world records for events ranging from the mile to the marathon existed by the late nineteenth century (although the marathon distance was not …

EXERCISES EQUIPMENT

(He’s also the doctor who performed Khalid Khannouchi’s foot surgery.) Connors told me: €œMany African runners grow up running on dirt roads, and few of those who do can ever …

WHEY PROTEIN INHIBITS

Carnitine is a chemical compound formed from the amino acids lysine and methionine. It is critical for transporting fatty acids from the cell interior into the mitochondria. Carnitine helps break …

EXERCISES ON BALL

A standard weekly training cycle is a simple thing. There is no need to write it down; you can easily remember it. But it alone goes a very long way …

EXERCISES GOOD FOR ARTHRITIS

THE WRONG WAY TO RUN €œRIGHT The teaching of running technique has become popular lately. The top-selling running book of the last several years prior to the publication of Christopher …