recovery Archive

  • My TCM therapist has suggested a two week (yep 14 days) protocol. The aim is to kick my metabolism into overdrive and tell my hypothalamus to get going. This is how day 1 went.

    Operation Iceberg: Day 1

    My TCM therapist has suggested a two week (yep 14 days) protocol. The aim is to kick my metabolism into overdrive and tell my hypothalamus to get going. This is how day 1 went.

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  • I’ll join in the song lyrics as title game for now. I’m off to a cracker. Started a new training program today. Didn’t expect it to be quite as full […]

    (It’s people like you that) fuel my fire

    I’ll join in the song lyrics as title game for now. I’m off to a cracker. Started a new training program today. Didn’t expect it to be quite as full […]

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  • This year I've been struggling to figure out where to set my intensity level.
 
'Common' bodybuilding thinking would have you put 100% effort into your workout and have you staggering out of the gym about to fall over. However, if I doing this leaves me fatigued and putting in a sub-par effort the next workout. Therefor my 100% for the next workout is more like 50% and a slippery slope begins where I spend my whole weekend in bed or grizzling at my loved ones.

I'm interested in how other set their intensity and recovery level so please leave comment on your thoughts. Does everyone else really

    Intensity VS recovery

    This year I've been struggling to figure out where to set my intensity level. 'Common' bodybuilding thinking would have you put 100% effort into your workout and have you staggering out of the gym about to fall over. However, if I doing this leaves me fatigued and putting in a sub-par effort the next workout. Therefor my 100% for the next workout is more like 50% and a slippery slope begins where I spend my whole weekend in bed or grizzling at my loved ones. I'm interested in how other set their intensity and recovery level so please leave comment on your thoughts. Does everyone else really "smash it" in the gym everyday?

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