Category Archives: recovery

Last week of the year in the gym

And boy was it a big one. I had a couple days off from work and I planned a recovery week starting tomorrow so I hit it hard during the lead-up this past week. Just over 191,000 lbs. total volume … Continue reading

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Next generation fitness trackers

We’re having a drought here in Central Virginia so I have not done much paddling during a time of year where I typically love being on the water and logging many of my annual kayaking miles. So in the absence … Continue reading

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Sleep is an important yet often overlooked part of training 

I don’t usually get enough sleep myself, but after 4 straight days in the gym I’ve focused on trying to get good sleep for the past few nights. I’ve been doing pretty well, my resting heart rate is dropping and … Continue reading

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