I'm a big fan of Tim Ferriss and the 4 Hour Work Week. On Tim Ferriss's site he has a popular post called "Total Immersion: How I Learned to Swim Effortlessly in 10 Days and You Can Too" that I had been meaning to read, but hadn't gotten around to it until now. The reason that I finally read the … [Read more...] about How I Need To Start Swimming!
The mental conditioning side of working out and consistently being is great shape is something that I've wanted to write about for quite a while. I've even thought a lot about writing a book on the mental side of fitness. I believe that getting yourself into great shape is all about your mental … [Read more...] about Mental Conditioning & Why It’s Necessary to be in Great Shape!
Today I woke up with some low back soreness which I'm sure was from one of my many snowboarding tumbles that I took on Saturday up at Steven's Pass so I spent about a half hour stretching this morning. I should note that you shouldn't stretch a cold muscle so I did 3 sets of 20 air squats to get … [Read more...] about CrossFit Ironman Training Journal: Lunges & DB Bench Press
Snowboarding 2 days in a row was a blast and I wouldn't have been able to play as hard as I did if I wasn't used to beating up my body with constantly varied movements, times, and intensities (aka CrossFit). Both days I snowboarded HARD for around 6 hours and didn't feel tired until the last few … [Read more...] about How CrossFit Made My Snowboarding Awesome, and Other Stuff!