The first Paleo book I read was The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf, in which I learned that people were actually a lot healthier before the agricultural revolution. When we transitioned from hungry hunter-gatherers (HG’s) to year-round agricultural laborers and consumers, we lost height and vitality. You’ve read the book, so I don’t need to detail […]
Your day job + fitness goals Your day job might leave your gym ambitions completely hamstrung. This isn’t something many people think about. You’re sitting at your desk, answering emails and taking phone calls. Maybe you stroll down the hall to refill your coffee. You’re sitting at a lunch meeting, sitting in the car to […]
Jessica awakes to the gentle vibration of her wristband fitness monitor. She looks at the time—5:30 AM—as she throws her gym bag into the car, listening to her favorite calorie-and-step-counting podcast on the way. At the gym, she hits the treadmill for an hour while watching the morning talk shows. On the way to the […]
Part 2: 4 Common Pitfalls When Using Heart Rate Variability To Determine Training Intensity (And How To Avoid Them) In part I, I went over the basics of HRV to help you get the most of out your training. In this article I will discuss the common pitfalls and how to avoid them. Pitfall 1: Following the Daily […]
Wouldn’t it be great to maximize the great workouts and limit the bad ones? HRV could be the tool to make that happen. Learn how to use it.