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Differences between brain and muscle fatigue as we become trained (how exercise increases our ability to handle all stress)

July 26, 2017

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Charlie Francis was a sprint coach, a consultant to many different sports, and one of the best sport coaches we’ve had. He’s easily the greatest sprint coach. He popularized the notion of central nervous system (CNS) fatigue, also known as neural fatigue. The way I describe this to clients is some days everything feels off. […]

Can special relativity explain any of the life extending benefit of exercise?

July 10, 2017

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People who exercise live longer than those who don’t. So much so, getting physically active (and at a healthy weight) could do more to extend lives than curing cancer. Special relativity is one of the theories which made Einstein famous. National Geographic had a well done series on him, Genius, which put some of this […]

Exercise to improve g tolerance

July 5, 2017

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We’re thinking about the following populations: Race car drivers Fighter pilots Acrobatic pilots Space tourists Mars landers Impact sports, boxing, MMA, football, may find the neck training section helpful too. – Why can g forces be a problem? How much can we withstand before injury? How many gs for how long Body positioning Reclined seats […]

We shouldn’t view strength training as cardio

June 21, 2017

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“Try doing a heavy squat and tell me you don’t feel your heart working. Cardio means cardiovascular. Weight lifting makes the heart work more, so it IS cardio.” Some version of this statement has been thrown out by the weight lifting community over the years. It’s been part of a push to get people to […]