Why we do it that way (Part 1)

Why we do it that way (Part 1)

Have you ever wondered why we train the way we do in boot camp? Why don't we do more extended cardio? We do interval training over steady state cardio (going for a walk or jog at the same pace for the duration of your walk or jog is an example of steady state) because...
Even I have bad days

Even I have bad days

You ever just have one of those days? Nothing seems to go right, you feel like you suck at everything you do. You feel like even the things you know you’re good at just aren’t good enough. Just feeling like a failure period. I am upbeat and positive 99% of...
Words you shouldn't use

Words you shouldn't use

  Today is about words and phrases you need to eliminate from your fitness program vocabulary. In no particular order:   But (Rachel Cosgrove defines this as Behold the Underlying Truth) Try Kinda Sort of I do….most of the time Roll Tide I can’t Should I...
Is your endurance training making you fat?

Is your endurance training making you fat?

It sounds like a simple enough plan. Go run for several miles and the fat will melt off no problem. It does work for awhile, but you eventually get to a point where it will slow to a halt.  For instance, you have been running 5 miles a day but not losing any weight....
Small changes to make big changes

Small changes to make big changes

First ones here! Walking 2 hours to work may be a little excessive. Today’s tip is all about the little changes that can add up to big changes. For instance if you did the following tomorrow:   -Drank a glass of water instead of a Coke for an afternoon pick me...