Any athlete, coach, or healthcare provider who discourages endurance athletes from strength training is stuck in the past, and doing themselves or their athlete a terrible disservice.
I’m not really sure why I even searched out PT Elite, I guess there was this smothered fire within me, barely still alive, that was yearning for a miracle.
By planning some focus on developing robustness in our tissues, we can bulletproof ourselves to a long and healthy season. Increasing the strength and durability of our chassis will allow us to fully unleash the power and desire of our engine without the fear of injury.
I have to admit, I cried at the end of my first appointment at PT Elite. I was still worried about what my future activity levels looked like, but more than that, I think the tears flowed because of relief. I knew that I had found the right team to help me get through this injury.
Buckle up. You are about to unlearn everything you have ever known about LACTIC ACID and DOMS!
The thrill of bombing down a fast section of single track is part of why I crave the thrill of mountain running. For me, it is the closest thing I can get to flying.
But let’s face it...not ALL of us love downhill running. For those of us that don’t fancy the quad thrashing, knee aching, fear of falling, good time- there are a few secrets I am about to let you in on, that will take your descending from pounding to flying.
Bowhunting is challenging, which is part of what makes it so awesome. You must have complete confidence in your physical ability to cross intense terrain, stalk your prey, pull and shoot your bow with precision and then pack out your animal. This means you MUST train for your hunt.