You have heard the term before, overtraining, but maybe you haven’t or maybe you’re just not quite sure what it really means. (If you prefer to watch this information instead of read it, click here or watch the embedded video below!) Often in our training schedule, we will purposely increase volume and/or intensity of training load in order to potentiate physiological adaptations that would result in longer term increase of performance. This is called overreaching. Yes, this is a good thing, but we must plan a proper recovery period or else this may lead to something called
The cold season is among us! Left and right, it seems just about everyone is getting sick. One of the unfortunate results of feeing under the weather is that we miss out on our physical activity. And rightfully so! No one enjoys exercising when they are sick. (by the way, if you prefer to WATCH instead of reading, click the link here or view the embedded video below!) There are many different variabes that can help and hinder your immune system. For the sake of this article, we will focus on 5. Nutrition Exercise Life Stress Sleep Environmental Extremes
One of the MANY ways people can develop low back pain is my stooping over first thing in the morning. In this video, I explain why that is the case.