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Why And How to Maintain Cardio Fitness During Rehab

Why And How to Maintain Cardio Fitness During Rehab

The best predictor of an injury is a previous injury. This validates a thorough rehab before getting the green light to return to your sport. Yet this green light is often one-dimensional and rarely covers the assessment of our cardio fitness.  Returning to sport with low levels of cardio fitness elevates the risk of re-injury. Are the heart and lungs and everything that comes with it ready for the return? Low cardio fitness means you’ll get tired quicker. And the…

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Why You Should Keep Training When Injured (and How to Do It Without Exploding)

Why You Should Keep Training When Injured (and How to Do It Without Exploding)

Like so many times before, Captain Skip Brown Jr. is flying a scheduled morning flight from Sydney to LAX. He’s done this exact same flight, with this four engine Airbus A340 plane a hundred times, and counting. As with the previous flights everything’s going as expected, smooth. If you don’t count the shitty weak coffee, the cabin crew is serving this morning. Four hours into the flight though things take a rather upsetting turn. Without a warning one of the…

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What Did I Learn From a Recent Failure?

What Did I Learn From a Recent Failure?

Few posts ago I mentioned about my 60 day pull up challenge. I started with 10 pull ups on Day One, adding a rep each day and aiming to finish with 70 reps on the last day. It’s a cool little challenge and definitely doable if you have a bit of a base on doing pull ups. I’ve done it in the past and the biggest obstacle always seemed to be to find the extra time to do it all.

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