Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work
Leg Curls……… – Charlie Weingroff
What’s more useful: leg curls or a poop flavored lollipop? Oh, uh, hmmmm. Lets see. Give me a minute…..
Finding a Personal Trainer: 2 Questions You MUST Ask – Mike Robertson
I get my fair share of emails from friends and family asking me how they can go about finding a good personal trainer. I usually tell them to walk in, and ask them if they can name three out of the four rotator cuff muscles. If they can’t – walk away, fast.
Here, Mike sheds some insight on two very important questions to ask, and I couldn’t agree more.
CrossFit Qualms in the Running World – Carson Boddicker
While I have my issues with CrossFit, I do understand that when it’s done right, it can be a valuable tool in the toolbox. I get it. There’s a lot to be said about working hard for the sake of working hard. Most people (read 99%) you see in your local commercial gym have no idea what it’s like to actually push themselves. That doesn’t necessarily mean, however, that performing 692 burpees followed by 20 minutes of max effort deadlifts while climbing Mt. Everest on a BOSU ball, is the way to go either.
Nevertheless, Carson offers some insight into whether or not CrossFit has any applicability in the endurance world.