Elevation Training Mask Executive Summary

Executive Summary Elevation Training Mask 2.0 Sixty Day Experiment I believe that it is safe to say without sounding pretentious that over the years, much like technology, we have made significant strides in our knowledge of human performance due to some innovative people, training programs, and fitness products. In May of 2003 the first CrossFit …

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Psychology of Pain

Psychology of Pain Hi, my name is Jake Evans. What follows below is my story. It’s a personal story of Chronic Pain, Pelvic Pain, Femoral-Acetabular Impingement, Labral tears, Mindfulness, and the complete, 100% psychological shift that follows mysterious, unrelenting, debilitating pain. I’m writing this in the hopes that it’ll help just one single person going …

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Dire Wolf CrossFit-Part One: Fundamentals

CrossFit for the Lone Wolf Practitioner Have you ever wanted to try CrossFit but either you didn’t have a local “Box” (what the CF crowd calls their type of gym) or just didn’t have the time or money to spend? Many any of us in this situation have been doing CrossFitesque training for decades – …

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Overtraining and UnderResting

Overtraining and Under Resting – Why you’re stronger after a week on vacation     Let me introduce Rich Schreckengaust, MD to you.  He and I were Dive buddies in Navy Dive School.  We both served as Diving Medical Officers with Navy EOD/Special Operations.  When I went off to residency he shifted over to become …

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Elevation Training Mask: Week 8!!!

DAY 52 Key Factors: Mask:                          Elevation @ 9,000 Training:                    Nancy (15:23) Time of Training:      1436 Average HR:               150 bpm Max HR:                      169 bpm Additional Factors: Shoe:                           8 Cush/0 Drop Hours of Sleep:          5 hrs Supplementation:     1 scoop MP Assault (Pre-workout) Addition Training:     00:22:55 Strength Training Total kcal:                   492 kcal burned Comments:   Another CrossFit classic …

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High Intensity Interval Training: Foundations

High Intensity Interval Training: Background and Foundations      In the 1930’s the idea of alternating periods of high intensity training with lower intensity training was first codified as “Fartlek” training or “speed play” by Gosta Holmer in Sweden.[1] I remember that this was a big part of physical training in the early 90’s even, …

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Caffeine in Exercise and Sport

The Intelligent Use of Caffeine in Exercise and Sport We are a nation of stimulant junkies….and I love it. I have always thought that if you are going to be addicted to something, it might as well be stimulating. Better to enhance awareness (and thus existence) than blunt it or alter it. But, then again, …

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Elevation Training Mask: Week 7

DAY 45 Key Factors: Mask:                          Elevation @ 9,000 Training:                    20min of Stair Climber (15min w/Mask) Time of Training:      1500 Average HR:               154 bpm Max HR:                      176 bpm Additional Factors: Shoe:                           8 Cush/0 Drop Hours of Sleep:          5 hrs Supplementation:     1 scoop MP Assault (Pre-workout) Addition Training:     00:32:30 Strength Training Total kcal:                   646 kcal burned Comments: …

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The Beef on Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARM)

The Beef on Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARM) Josh Baker, MD In 1999, Ligand Pharmaceuticals created something new. A drug that mimicked testosterone, but was more selective for skeletal muscle than previous versions of androgens. In their pursuit to treat muscle wasting in patients with cancer they developed what is known today as nonsteroidal selective …

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Elevation Training Mask: Week 6

DAY 37 Key Factors: Mask:                          Elevation @ 9,000 Training:                    20min running OUTSIDE (no set pace) Time of Training:      1346 Average HR:               157 bpm Max HR:                      172 bpm Additional Factors: Shoe:                           8 Cush/0 Drop Hours of Sleep:          6 hrs Supplementation:     1 scoop MP Assault (Pre-workout) Addition Training:     00:58:20 Strength Training Total kcal:                   665 kcal Comments:  Today …

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