Monthly Archives: November 2013

6 Tips On Playing Through A Cold
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November 12, 2013 posted by

6 Tips On Playing Through A Cold

I’ve written a lot about whether or not you should workout when you’re sick. The answer is generally no, and you can get into more depth reading this article. But…

What To Do When Things Go Wrong
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November 11, 2013 posted by

What To Do When Things Go Wrong

“If you’re going through Hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill Whenever I do long challenges things go wrong and, I suppose, if they ever didn’t I’d be disappointed. Dealing with…

Training The Muscles You Didn’t Know You Had
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November 10, 2013 posted by

Training The Muscles You Didn’t Know You Had

  Listed as “internal organ training” on my challenge list, this is a combination of things that most people don’t train that you should because they’ll make your life better….

Be A Vegan Champion
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November 9, 2013 posted by

Be A Vegan Champion

Going meatless for athletics no longer has the stigma it once did. It’s still far from the limelight, however, and I still get mail from people asking me if it’s…

Hey Kids, Pump Some Iron
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November 8, 2013 posted by

Hey Kids, Pump Some Iron

Whether or not it’s safe for kids to weight train has been like an unsolved mystery for as long as I’ve been alive. Despite an obesity epidemic and almost no…

How Holding Your Breath Makes You Fitter
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November 4, 2013 posted by

How Holding Your Breath Makes You Fitter

My buddy Dave credits his best-ever kayaking season, one which he made the US national team, on breath hold (or apnea) training. His favorite exercise was to hold his breath…