Tag: gym

Muscle Interrupted

It has been 10 months since I last stepped foot in my gym due to the COVID lockdowns. Although my gym did reopen for a period during the late summer and early fall, I didn’t return. I had concerns about … [continue reading]

The End of Gyms? Part 2

In my last post, The End of Gyms? Part 1, I covered some of the macro challenges gyms are facing in a post-Coronavirus world. I suspect many gyms are going to fail for the reasons cited in that post.

However, … [continue reading]

The End of Gyms?

We are all trying to guess what life will be like when society reopens from the coronavirus lockdowns. One area that I have been thinking about a lot is gyms.

Is the Business Model Now Broken?

I fear that a … [continue reading]

When I Would Measure My Workouts

In the post Why I Don’t Measure My Workouts, I explained why I no longer keep data for my workouts. Just because I have my reasons for not tracking workouts, that isn’t a blanket recommendation for everyone. Although I … [continue reading]

Why I Don’t Measure My Workouts

One of the core principles of high-intensity training and many other fitness programs is to record your workouts. I remember reading years ago that strength coach Charles Poliquin wants to see at least 6 months of workout data before he … [continue reading]

Returning To Glitter

Yesterday was the first day that could be described as a perfect spring day for Seattle. Because of the cold temperatures and rain, it had been over a week since my last Outdoor HIT Workout. Instead of being pleased … [continue reading]