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

Xeno Muller on minimalist shoes for rowing and running

Recently Xeno Muller, a multiple Olympic medalist single sculler and rowing coach, posted a great piece on using minimalist shoes for both running and indoor rowing.  I respect and agree with his opinions on both!  A lot of heavyweight male rowers are tall, heavy guys who don’t fit the typical “runner” profile, and they should … More Xeno Muller on minimalist shoes for rowing and running

Running with the hamstrings–a video for visualization

Springtime in the east means sketchy, stormy weather for single sculling.  I’ve been supplementing with quite a bit of running using Inov-8 or FiveFingers minimalist shoes.  While I feel that my foot strength is now high enough not to worry about recovery as much, I am struggling with the technique after a winter of too … More Running with the hamstrings–a video for visualization