Proper Running Technique: Forefoot Step or Heel Foot?
Energy/Endurance

Proper Running Technique: Forefoot Step or Heel Foot?

What is the proper running technique? A simple question, to which you would think there is a simple answer. The question has been answered many times. Unfortunately each time the answer is a little different. So the question’s status has remained unsettled. There are a few different factors that we need to take into account […]

Know the Basics of Barefoot Running
Energy/Endurance

Basics of Barefoot Running – What is a Subluxing Peroneal Tendon?

The History and Basics of Barefoot Running: Today most runners focus on having the best footwear available for their workouts. Shoe companies have designed supportive and cushioned footwear, which is the new norm for running. However, throughout most of history, running was completed while barefoot or only using very minimal covering, such as moccasins. Throughout the […]

The Best Way To Build Muscle Is Through High Intensity Training
Energy/Endurance

The Best Way To Build Muscle Is Through HIT (High Intensity Training)

High Intensity Training? While most people in the world are struggling with being overweight and want to lose weight, there is a certain segment of the population that has the opposite problem. Many people just want information on how to be healthy, but lots of people are pretty lean and workout regularly; they simply find they […]

Fartlek Training
Energy/Endurance

What is Fartlek Training? Unstructured HIIT!

With all the online information on how to lose weight floating around on the web, it’s no wonder one would get confused on different forms of workouts:  HIT, HIIT, Tabata, Body Weights, Plyometrics, Fartlek Training … Wait … Fartlek, sounds foreign right?! Well it is! Fartlek is a Swedish word meaning “speed play”. Although it was developed […]

How Pyruvate Improve Endurance Performance
Energy/Endurance

How Pyruvate Improve Endurance Performance

Pyruvate is the end product of glycolysis. When individuals are supplemented with pyruvate, the Krebs cycle has been speculated to perform more efficiently. This would lead to an increased rate of ATP production, therefore improving endurance performance. Also, studies performed on rats have shown that supplementation with pyruvate lowers the animals’ respiratory exchange ratio This […]