Posts Tagged ‘training’
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...
Filed under: Testing and Evaluation
Tracking Consistency and Achieving Goals
by Carson Boddicker on Jan 21st, 2009
I've been training at the same place every morning for the past several years, and I am quite content. It's not that it's filled with "State of The Art" equipment or is loaded with people pursuing the same goals as me. They don't blast headbanging music to get me pumped up before a set. Nope. What I appreciate so much about it is the group of three guys who realize the importance of consistency. These guys never miss a workout, and that...
Filed under: coaching, motivation
Snowflakes and Athletes
by Carson Boddicker on Jan 15th, 2009
I have just returned home to Flagstaff after a refreshing four week hiatus at my parent's home in the Lehigh Valley. It is always nice to get home and spend some time with mom and dad; I feel like we don't get to do it often enough. It was sad to leave, but it is very exciting to be back in Flagstaff as well. Since I was gone, the town had been pummeled by snow. So much so, that I have a three and a half foot deep pile of snow directly be...
Filed under: motivation
The New Year’s Resolution
by Carson Boddicker on Jan 14th, 2009
For those who know me, they know I'm not much for sitting around and waiting for the perfect opportunity. Thus, I've never been a huge fan of the New Year's Resolution process. Instead, I'd much rather recognize a need or desire and start working for it immediately, but often the start of the new year lights a fire under people who otherwise would ignore certain needs. Take a few minutes to sit down and think about what you'd truly like to ...