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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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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Optimal Protein for Size & Strength

Finding the Optimal Protein Requirement for Muscular Size and Strength Quantity, Quality, and Timing Installment FOUR of the FIVE THAT WORK Series          Lanny Littlejohn, MD There is a general belief among resistance training athletes and bodybuilders seeking larger and stronger muscles that increased protein intake over that recommended for the general …

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DTS: The need for principles of fitness

The Dynamorphic Training System (DTS): My own return to first principles “It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.” -Socrates Principles form the basis of how you think and how you move. As with all the sciences, human anatomy and movement, physiology …

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