“Slow, paced distance running is a sport, not training. Wreaks havoc on the body if it’s relied upon solely as a form of training or “staying fit”, as it requires large amounts of dietary carbohydrates (sugar) and decreases efficient fat metabolism… ironic as it’s part of the reason why people “jog” (soft J) in the… Read More Distance Running: A Sport or Training?
“Show them what you’ve got, old timer” Here’s a list of my most salient points (hyperlinks may clear things up/lead to more questions): Always listen to your body, not to anyone else. Your health is up to you, not your doctor/trainer/life coach/guru, and your body is smarter than all of the above combined. The nervous system… Read More An Opening Rant (in Bullet Points)
Supplementary List Bullet Point #12: Can’t use age as an excuse. Body is designed to function for 100+ years. Hold up your end of the bargain. I read Blue Zones by Dan Buettner (TED Talk is below), which is a study of populations in the world that have the highest proportion of centenarians (people that… Read More Stop Using Age As An Excuse
The too long, don’t read version of his story is that after tearing his ACL in the 2008 season opener, and then having complications with his surgeries, he decided to start asking better questions about how to prepare his body and mind through training… Read More What We Can Learn from “The TB12 Method”