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Multi-Directional Athlete

posted Nov 7, 2013, 12:15 PM by Er Fitness

Is your youngster a multi directional athlete?  If so you may want to reconsider having them run mile after mile after mile to "get them in shape."  Aside from having no carryover effect to anaerobic sports it could also play a role in the dreaded ACL injury for females.  Accelerating and decelerating rely heavily on fast twitch motor units which are not activated during steady state aerobics.  If your kid wants to be fast he or she must train fast.

Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption

posted Nov 7, 2013, 12:14 PM by Er Fitness

Soccer moms do you want to slim down your thighs and booty?  Soccer dads are you thinking Speedos and pool party but maybe the mix will trigger a gag reflex from all your guests?  E.P.O.C. Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption may be your answer.  If you put on your cute spandex and run a few miles your metabolism stays elevated for the run.  However if you strength train it will stay elevated for hours.  Read on...http://www.ericcressey.com/an-interview-with-alwyn-cosgrove

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