"Swallow a toad in the morning if you want to encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day."French writer Nicolas Chamfort (1741-1794)
This quote is often changed to "eating a frog" and wrongly attributed to the great American writer Mark Twain (mainly by americans)
Do you ever lie there on a monday morning, having made plans that your going to get up and go for a run?
Traditionally participants of endurance sports are non-gym goers, they are attracted to their sports because of the wish to be outdoors, the solitude of mountaineering, sound of the bush for the ultra/trail runner, the unique virgin beauty found by the back country ski tourer.
Every January, I and my family sit down and plan our year, our goals and our dreams!
I still find it amazing that people will spend months planning a kitchen or a holiday but not take the process of planning across all areas their lives.
As we gear up for another festive season, gym members are going away and taking a break, I often get asked, "What can I do to stay fit over xmas if away from the gym?" "How can I train quickly and effectively?" and, "What pieces of equipment will give me the most bang for my buck?"
One great tool we've been putting our clients onto, to help live a Paleo/Primal style diet, is Konjac or Shirataki noodles. Especially good for those new to a paleo lifestyle or who are starting the 28 Day Natural Eating Plan and are missing things like noodles and pasta.
Hello and welcome to my first ever blog for Joes Garage Gym. Over the coming months I will be researching and writing articles on Boxing, Strength & Conditioning and also Olympic Weightlifting.
I intend to provide relevant information that you can all understand, adapt and use in the much-loved classes. Enjoy….
In this article I'm going to explain why warming up (GPP - General Physical Preparation) is so important to your Strength & Conditioning. Why GPP should be structured differently for different workouts, how the end goal should always be kept in mind and also what not to do.
The following article was written and posted By The Weston A. Price Foundation
The Weston A. Price Foundation provides accurate information about nutrition and is dedicated to putting nutrient-dense foods back on American tables.
We've all done resolutions and not stuck to them. We've all come back from the silly season, disappointed at how much we had let our selves go. We've all let a blow out at Christmas stretch into the new year.
What can we do this year to get and stay on track?