Approximately one year ago, we began “Original Strength for the Veteran” program at the Rome VA. It has been a …
A little late posting this, but this past September Rob went out to Rochester, NY to be interviewed on the …
Falls are potentially fatal. Falling is a skill. If able-learn it. Get comfortable on the ground, one day you may end up there with no one to help you. The blue print provides a means to train the reflexive response to prevent a fall as well as the strength and technique for self rescue.
“In an ultra marathon, and particularly one of 100 miles or more, you get to a place, a state, that you never go to in the rest of your life. A tiredness so extreme that you’re now just surviving, trying to stay alive. Of course, you have a get-out, you know you can stop, but to keep going, you are faced with an extreme reality.” – Adharanand Finn
Why not get a bunch of miles out of the way early and then go real slowly during the heat of the day. But there is a better way.
Two things about this run are absolutely true: None of us on our own would have done this amount of work on a Tuesday night and; runs like this definitely make us stronger and faster.
Training later in life is a journey, not a destination, so enjoy it. Don’t let over-training ruin other aspects of your life.
Allows you to set up a reward system.
“If I follow the journal and complete ALL the training this month, I’ll treat myself to an upgrade in equipment or maybe some footwear.” Probably not a new chainsaw or $1500.00 ski rig. Keep the rewards small and associated with training.
Regardless what branch of the military you’re in. One thing is for sure. You will be required to perform your …
While moving your body is good for you, stressing or ”loading” your body with bad movement patterns is not. Have you ever known someone who goes to the gym a lot but blows his back out picking up a 15-pound box off the ground? Remember, an injury does not have to manifest itself at the gym. It can happen anytime or anywhere which makes it even harder to explain why it happened.