Month: December 2017

WEEKLY WORKOUTS

 Well I’m all kinds of excited today because I’m off to San Jose to stop by the Mind Pump studio to record a podcast with Sal, Adam and Justin! If you haven’t listened to the Mind Pump Podcast yet, you absolutely should! If you’re reading this post, you’re obviously into fitness in some...

THE WAYS OF GETTING ADDITIONAL MOTIVATION FOR WORKOUTS

Whether you come to a gym to build muscles, lose weight or just support your health, you know that the workout process isn’t very easy and one needs much enthusiasm to do that. If you feel the lack of motivation during trainings and you still force yourself to go...

Why Athletes Need Vitamins Despite a Healthy Diet

I try to hit my freggie goal of 7-9 servings daily. I try to limit my processed foods. I try to keep it whole, healthy and clean. But even if I were a perfect specimen of an eater, as an athlete I’d still be reaching for vitamins. Not only...

Aerobic Endurance Superiority

Aerobic endurance is something I’ve discussed on the sock-doc site many times. Its importance in both fitness and health is often underestimated either because there are news reports citing studies saying too much will harm your health, or athletes neglect the time and effort to put in the training...

DO ONLINE FITNESS PROGRAMS REALLY WORK?

You may have noticed the sudden surge of Online Personal Training – think Kayla Itsines, Joe Wicks and hundreds of others popping up around the globe. This form of training can differ depending on the provider, but usually online training offers a program over a period of 4-12 weeks, some of...

The Treadmill Workout That Changed My Running

I’m not a fan of the treadmill. Yes, I own one, but I think of it less as an indoor running option and more as a foul weather contingency plan — well, with one big exception. There is still a workout that I routinely use the treadmill for — 400-meter...