Tag: weights

The Mentor Workout

Due to my headache struggles this summer, the intensity of my workouts hasn’t been as high as I’d liked. However, this morning I felt great. The gym wasn’t crowded or too warm and an idea for a workout just came … [continue reading]

Keeping a Workout Journal

In the post High Intensity Training My 6 Month Update, I confessed that I no longer collect data from my workouts.

I violated a core HIT rule. I didn’t record any workout. …My training philosophy is the Minimal Effort

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The New High Intensity Training

My interest in High-Intensity Training continues.

The New High Intensity Training: The Best Muscle-Building System You've Never Tried
The New High-Intensity Training: The Best Muscle-Building System You’ve Never Tried by Ellington Darden Ph.D. is an outstanding book on the principles of High-Intensity Training. It starts with a history lesson on the … [continue reading]

Power To The People – 10 Years Later

It was almost 10 years ago that a book arrived in the mail that would change my life.

Power to the People! : Russian Strength Training Secrets for Every American
Power to the People! : Russian Strength Training Secrets for Every American is by Pavel Tsatsouline.

Prior to this book, I had … [continue reading]

Static Contraction Training

John Little is one of my favorite writers in the fitness field. He co-wrote the definitive fitness book Body by Science. Recently, I listen to an outstanding interview with him on High Intensity Nation. In the interview he discussed … [continue reading]

High Intensity Training at Ideal Exercise of Seattle

After posting The Myth of Cardiovascular Training, I received an email invitation from Greg Anderson to come to visit his North Seattle gym. Ideal Exercise is not a glitter gym (bright lights, treadmills, etc) nor is it a rust … [continue reading]