HindeSight #63: What’s the Minimum Dose of Training to Stay Fit?
Training and Competing as a New Mom with Kenzie Riley
Team MisFits athlete Kenzie Riley joins Drew and Sherb on the podcast to discuss the lessons she’s learned as a new mom trying to stay fit.
"Self-Rule" Choices You Can Make to Increase Your HRV and Immunity
Stress is often defined as an organism’s ability to adapt to environmental and psychological demands which result in biological changes that either support health, or could place you at risk for illness (Salleh, 2008). The relationship between stress and illness is complex and varies from person to person. Events in our lives collide with a host of physiological and psychological factors to either protect us from illness or make us more vulnerable.
"Don’t worry about being successful but work toward being significant and the success will naturally follow.”
What's the Minimum Dose of Training to Stay Fit?
This review addresses three key training variables: frequency (how many days per week), volume (how long is your endurance workout, or how many sets and reps do you lift), and intensity (how hard or how heavy). It only includes studies in which the subjects reduced their training for at least four weeks, to distinguish it from research on tapering before big competitions—although some of the conclusions are similar. And it’s focused on athletic performance, not weight loss or health.
HWPO: Hard Work Pays Off
For years, every single decision he made was weighed against the question: "Will this help me win?" If the answer was no, he didn't do it. If it would give him even the slightest edge or advantage, he would--no matter the cost. Fraser became a master of identifying his weaknesses and then seeking out training methods to improve them, and he's idolized in the fitness community for his relentless pursuit of peak performance. It's not hard to see why he achieved so much success--but how is a different question.
HindeSight | No. 63