Volume and Density Training: Part 1

Recently I’ve been fielding questions related to various training programs, and the two things that they all have in common are Volume and Density.  In fact, these are my two most favorite variables to manipulate, because you can get pretty remarkable results from...

So Now I’m A Level 7 – What Happens Next??

Fifteen long months after I passed Level 6, and after I was awarded my dog tag by Nick onstage at the FitRanX® World Conference, I finally passed Level 7 on my second attempt!! My first attempt, in June, was thwarted by my inability to correctly count my Snatch reps. ...

Oops…I Did It Again

Yes, I did just quote a Britney Spears song to open an article.  But it kinda fits, just follow along. If you’ve been reading these for a while, or are friends with me on FaceBook, you may remember that a few years ago I sprained the popliteal tendon in my right knee,...

The Yin and Yang of Breathing and Tension

A few weeks ago Nick and I wrapped up the summer Perform Better circuit, and as busy as we were at all the summits we really tried to get into a couple of presentations each weekend. Long Beach was an especially tight schedule, as my high school is back in session,...

So What’s A Guy To Do? The “XY Factor”…

(If you haven’t read: “Why are all the Level 8’s Female?”, you should start there before reading this.) The article summarization and commentary I recently wrote discussing the rise of women in endurance events certainly generated quite a bit of conversation,...