Pace is an often overlooked training variable that can be adjusted to increase/decrease intensity, both within your training session and the individual exercises themselves. The pace of your training must be deliberate and consistent with your goals. Additionally, tempo of repetitions and rest time between exercises should be determined prior to your workout. What is the right pace? For body transformation and performance enhancement, the ultimate goal of each session is to get as much quality work done as possible. This means progressively limiting rest between exercises and increasing the pace of the entire workout. As your fitness increases, the amount of rest needed between sets will naturally decrease. Accordingly, you will accomplish more work in the same amount of time, making your time spent [...]
Endurance training is typically the protocol of choice for those either training for a specific endurance event or looking to change their body composition. Find out how to get the most out of your endurance training!
When embarking on any new endeavor, we too often focus our attention and effort on something we have little control over: the outcome. Instead, we should focus on what we have total control over: the process.
Though short-term objectives can motivate you to start an exercise program or cross specific hurdles, it is the more meaningful, long-term objectives that will help you sustain a healthy lifestyle forever.
Figuring out what to cook and cooking it when we are ill prepared, tired, and overly hungry is not likely to lead to an enjoyable experience. Today we will review a few simple tips to help you begin to find the joy in cooking again.
Written By: Bruce Burke I was struck today with just how much I take “time” for granted. In fact, I often find myself spending my days preparing for the future, almost as if I was prepping for “the big game”. What I constantly seem to forget is that this is the big game. It is amazing how easily I can let weeks and months slip by without really appreciating how precious each day is. How about you? How often do you take stock of your behaviors, habits and realities? Are you living life like it is the “big game”, or do you take the blessing of time for granted? Going forward, I intend to remind myself each day of how important “today” is. My goal [...]