Posts Tagged ‘abs’
Filed under: Anatomy and Physiology, strength training
(New) Core Training
by Carson Boddicker on Mar 9th, 2009
These days it seems like everything you read in the popular media talks up the benefits of training the “core” for optimum health and performance. Unfortunately, the majority of the gizmos, trendy articles, and example exercises are incredibly skewed toward training the abdominals leading to an over-implementation of abdominal work among well intentioned coaches and athletes. While the abdominals are a very important piece of the core puzzl...
Filed under: corrective exercise, Running, strength training
Push ups, sit ups, and runners.
by Carson Boddicker on Jan 27th, 2009
A long time ago, when I first wanted to know how to train efficiently, effectively, and intelligently I got a piece of advice that has been instrumental in my development. I was given a list of books, and was told to keep them around and periodically re-read them as you'll almost certainly pick up something you forgot or missed the first time. So I was giving a read of the first book I ever read about running: John Nepolitan's Training Prof...