Tag: recovery

  • 170917 Are you feeling fatigued and irritable?

    170917 Are you feeling fatigued and irritable? A study conducted in 2009 with an unknown number of college athletes determined that even a mild amount of dehydration after their team practices finished up put them into a negative mood. Obviously, after their team practice was over one could assume that they were fatigued. Most teams
  • 130817 Question of rest time between exercise sessions

    130817 Question of rest time between exercise sessions Question: I’m a little confused on how long I should wait in between strength training sessions. I was always told 2 days but now someone has told me that if I do an intensive lower body training session I should wait an entire week before going back
  • 060817 Recovering from an exercise session

    060817 Recovering from an exercise session Exercise is a way of life for many people; they stay active longer into their lives while remaining mentally and physically sharper than their non-exercising friends. An active lifestyle requires a firm dedication to living a healthy life through good food choices and exercise. Sometimes being active brings with
  • Training day workouts

    131116 Training day workouts By Danny M. O’Dell, M.A. CSCS*D Common sense indicates that each days training has an influence on the upcoming sessions. By keeping this in mind, and if planned correctly, a continuation of productive days can follow day one. The desired training effect depends almost exclusively on the type of training conducted
  • The envelope of function

      091016 The envelope of function Imagine for a moment looking at your life from the perspective of being inside of a constantly changing transparent stretchy pliable or restrictive bubble. Call this the envelope of function. It contains all of our mental and physical capabilities and energy. What we do with the contents of this