Recovery Tools Metabolic Waste

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There’s a lot of strategies out there to eliminate metabolic waste after training. After competition, it’s one of the things that should be on the forefront of your mind for sure. When we talk about metabolic waste, we’re talking about burning sugars during high-intensity exercise…maybe it’s creatine phosphate, or maybe we’re taking glucose from our liver and our muscles and we’re converting the lactate into fuel. Whatever that might be, the byproduct is, in a way systemic, right? It’s in …

Knowledge Bomb: What It Means to Have an Off-Season

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“The bigger the base, the higher the peak.” Take advantage of the off-season and structure your year of training. You may not be in competition season, but don’t think of it as a break or a chance to get lazy. This is the time to build your base and get in a routine. Things to remember during the off-season: Warm-ups are important. Spend 20 minutes warming up before each workout, which will lead to increased performance as well as increased …