tis the season for Cycle Cross strength training! below is my Podium Proven strength training program for this time of the year which will have your power chain musculature FIRING BIG TIME when it’s time to st(om)p on the pedals this autumn!
“Every time we step into the gym we strengthen more than mere flesh…we strengthen our our mental focus, emotional intelligence, our dreams, and our spirit.”
- coach steve, THE WINTER ATHLETE (1999, Johnson Books).
Trust your Practice…all confidence that we bring to the Start Line of a race,
or one m(om)ent; our Bardo Entry,
pivots upon the integrity of the trust and faith we develop in our solo training/Practice…
pic; the master student of endurance squats, still at it at age 51…are you? 10 sets of 10…you kiddin’ me?! who else does this? get on WF Online Training and quit dinkin’ around! How baaaaad do you want to Rise Higher?
ilg knows a thing or two about overc(om)ing cramps…most of it? nutritional…some of it? biomechanical. the rest of it? karmic…cramping symbolizes samskaric work from prior lives left undone…read below for more
Dips, baby…1980′s style..this pic is from my first book; The Outdoor Athlete (1985)…at one point, ilg was able to do 5 sets of 10 Dips with 85lbs around my tiny waist at a bodyweight of 145…give me a few weeks and probably, even at age 50? i’d still come close…below, i answer a question about my “Quota Rule” in WF Strength Training…
note: do not attempt to accomplish the techniques below without guidance; this is written to an advanced yogini…a yoga teacher who leads many retreats…if, for you, my counsel seems lofty, it is no different than say, racing Imogene Pass as hard as you can, yet, you look up the mountain and there are runners miles ahead of you…i have many students. each on various Levels. not better, just different. the important point is to keep moving Higher and Inward. – may this Teaching help you and do not forward. – ec
We kicked off our 2011 Kiva Talks for WF Members last Friday with an exploration of Wholistic Fitness Strength Training: its origins, its importance, its philosophies, and its effects.