Random Thoughts

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#1 I recently purchased an issue of Fitness Rx for Women.  I was waiting in line at the store when I picked it up to see what training expert reality show star Jackie Warner had to say about training.  What caught my eye a couple of pages in were two short research summaries toward the … Continue reading

One of these Get-Ups is not like the others. One of these Get-Ups doesn’t belong.

Can you tell which Get-Up is not like the others by the time we finish our song?  (Sesame Street reference? Yes, please.) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dx2rM1FSgE] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV9OAU4biwA] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4Q9mxjhMy8] The Turkish Get-Up is an old exercise.  It has been around for I don’t even know how long, but allegedly the strong men of yesteryear could perform this exercise or … Continue reading

Suggested Reading

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A Joint By Joint Approach To Training – Michael Boyle Eliminating The Stopwatch – Greg Everett Interesting insight from Greg.  He is a great coach and an intelligent writer, as well as quite funny, although not as much in this article. Gadgets and Toys – Vern Gambetta Straightforward advice from Vern.  Keeping things simple and … Continue reading