A question that comes up often in training is “What do I eat after my workout?”. The answer depends entirely on how you’ve been training and more specifically what you did that day.
There are two main macronutrients you’ll want to consume both pre and post workout. Carbs and Protein.
Recently I discovered I had been in a strength routine that blinded me from my own progress and again reinforced the need to measure Volume.
I’ve been in a gym training consistently for 12 years. Like anyone, I’ve built my warmup sets around certain weight jumps based on what I feel is appropriate for the goals of the day and my maxes on that lift.
There’s a method to avoid injury and the risks associated with coming back to training. Within our circle we call this Breaking the Seal.
There’s two ways to approach it. You can get back in the gym and alter your training or you can find activities to do outside of the gym to warm up the body and reboot things.
When I was 5 I used to walk down to the corner with my mother in NYC and take the bus to her job at the World Trade Center.
I never realized how important those buildings were to me until over a decade later I was watching people jump out of them, while they were covered in flames and smoke, from my parent’s 60” box TV.
Being in lockdown from COVID-19, hitting home workouts and missing the gym has taught us much about the way we view each other but one thing will always be true.
It’s not about what Strength discipline you are currently specializing in - it’s about what you can learn from all of the different disciplines and how you can use the pieces to reach your long term goals.
In the world of Strength there are many ways to train and specialize to achieve different goals but one thing stays the same - the human body. Whether you are Training simply for health or weight loss reasons, or if you are interested in more competitive arena’s such as Bodybuilding, CrossFit, Weightlifting, Strongman or Powerlifting, there is one piece of gear you should be using to get the most out of your training and your body - Wrist Wraps.