Just before we started the session, Brittany said she got hardly any sleep and she hadn't eaten much of anything that day (she found a guy). So what. What has lack of sleep and lack of food got to do with exercise?
There is a difference between exercise and physical rehabilitation, especially when it comes to the retiree. And knowing what they are and when each is appropriate can make all the difference in improving the quality of fitness and health.
Everyone has at least one good idea. Some ideas go somewhere, many don't. How do you know which idea to go with and which to abandon? Here’s what people have said to me that helps tell me which direction to go.
If I was asked by a professional sports team, an Olympic trainer, a college team manager what could I do to improve the physiological output of even the highest of their performers here's what I would say in four words: Supramaximal high intensity intervals.
There must be a sweet spot of time and intensity that provides the best health benefits of exercise with the understanding that we're only going to be utilizing high intensity, short duration exercise bursts.
Take an elite athlete; they are young, healthy, and their bodies function almost to perfection -- until they reach their maximum output. But you may never know what their highest levels of functions are until they are pushed beyond their capacity and train in these high levels of function.
The reason for this essay is that a high-level health and fitness professional observed the Myoride Exercise Machine function and said to me that this wouldn't cause DOMS. At the time I agreed with him but didn't have any idea what DOMS meant. So I had to research it.
The poor souls who spend their waking days working on their abdominal muscles and their nights dreaming of washboard abs. Tell me, what do you know about washboards, other than your great-grandmother used it to wash clothes out on the homestead.
Exercise causes much more oxidation or free radical production than what happens during the normal day of metabolism. In a normal day of your life, not including exercise, just cellular metabolism, you produce free radicals – oxidation. And normally, your body can clear these free radicals or this oxidation, without any problem at all.
This simple test will predict your fitness level and may predict your risk of dying. If you have a good exercise capacity - capable of high levels of physical activities - not only will your fitness level be high, your risk of dying will be delayed.
Don’t miss this episode! You will notice faulty gait patterns, which may be a sign of uncoordinated nervous system. Cross crawl is a way to re-integrate the gait and nervous system. The Myoride exercises the cross crawl pattern.