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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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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Elevation Training Mask Week 3

Elevation Training Mask Week 3 As we move into week 3 of the Training Mask Experience new ideas are beginning to ferment on how to use the mask other than just running…. DAY 15 Key Factors Mask: Elevation @ 9,000 Training: 20 minutes @ 7:30 pace Time of Training: 07:13 Average HR: 162 BPM Max …

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Women and Weights

Women and Weights: A Key Component to Women’s Health and Fitness      “Nature did not intend for one sex to be strong and muscular, and the other sex to be weak and flabby. Nature did not intend for one sex to eat food and the other sex to starve. The principles of fitness and nutrition …

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