BMack vs. Bompa–First Thoughts on Power, Speed, Endurance

I finally got my copy of Power, Speed, Endurance by Brian MacKenzie of CrossFit Endurance.  I have to admit, I didn’t know what to expect – maybe 100 pages filled with controversial ideas.  What I got was: A beautiful, thick, large-format book packed with hundreds of slow-motion stills of every CrossFit exercise as well as … More BMack vs. Bompa–First Thoughts on Power, Speed, Endurance

Looking Forward to Tim Ferriss’ The Four-Hour Chef

Even though I am not a chef, I am looking forward to reading Tim Ferriss’ upcoming book The Four-Hour Chef on my Kindle for Windows Phone.  As you know, I enjoyed his previous book, The Four Hour Body.  His perspectives on fitness, nutrition, kettlebells, ice baths, and Crossfit Endurance were well-written and spot on with … More Looking Forward to Tim Ferriss’ The Four-Hour Chef

Competitive people often forget how to recover….

I recently saw a great article in Competitor Running about flipping your mental switch from planning your training cycle to planning your recovery cycle.  I confess – guilty as charged, as are, I suspect, many people in competitive sports.  When you see the total training hours per year for world-class rowers starting to exceed 1000, … More Competitive people often forget how to recover….

Started reading “The Four Hour Body” by Tim Ferriss

So I started reading The Four Hour Body by Tim Ferriss, largely because I was interested in Brian MacKenzie’s participation in it. The verdict is still out – he is an iconoclast for sure, he may be a complete nutter, or he may be on to something (or a combination of the three).  I’m keeping … More Started reading “The Four Hour Body” by Tim Ferriss

Just finished "The Wave"

So I just finished reading "The Wave" by Susan Casey. A must for any SUP enthusiast. At a minimum read the chapter entitled "Egypt." My heart is still pounding!   Technorati Tags: laird hamilton,rogue wave,stand-up paddling,SUP,susan casey,the wave Posted from WordPress for Windows Phone