Recounting The 2016 Malaysia Hurricane Heat 4 Hrs

On 8th October 2016, 58 brave Spartans took part in an endurance event which would test their mental fortitude, camaraderie and grit for a total duration of 4 hours. Unlike a regular Spartan Race, Hurricane Heaters are placed in teams and then assigned to complete various tasks according to the Krypteia's (Hurricane Heat Leaders) plans. This … Continue reading Recounting The 2016 Malaysia Hurricane Heat 4 Hrs

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Training log: Week 25 & 26

"Fitness isn't a punishment; its a blessing. Nutrition isn't restrictive; its healing. Health isn't a one-size-fits-all-thing and may not look the same for everyone, but its something worth fighting for."  Monday 14 dec  HRV: 72(-8) Sleep: 0030 - 0600 (5.5hrs) Quality: 10/10 - slept with earplugs and eye masks. Woke up naturally without alarm and … Continue reading Training log: Week 25 & 26

Active Rest Monday, Barbell Tuesday

"If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of." - Bruce Lee Monday - Active Rest  615am - Yoga  1pm - SMR + Stretch  Full body self massage w small medicine ball (30mins) 15mins Soak in the Jacuzzi  Full body stretch In the Sauna (15mins) HRV: 77 (-7) … Continue reading Active Rest Monday, Barbell Tuesday

Enduring Endurance!

“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” - Bruce Lee W11D5 - Kettlebell Friday 7am - Trail Run  Distance: 3.4Miles … Continue reading Enduring Endurance!

Journal Of The Day: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state

Source: Journal of Applied Physiology Title: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state Authors: Van Proeyen K, Szlufcik K, Nielens H, Ramaekers M, Hespel P. Summary: The purpose of this study is to investigate if consistent training in a fasted state can stimulate adaptations in muscle cells to facilitate energy production … Continue reading Journal Of The Day: Beneficial metabolic adaptations due to endurance exercise training in the fasted state

DisneyLand, California Adventure and LA County Fair Travel Workouts

W10D5 - Active Rest  Greasing the Groove Location: Disneyland - Done throughout the day, 1 set a time for max reps (not to extreme failure) - Whenever I felt like it or found a bar or similar equipment - Yes, that includes doing dips while waiting in line for a ride 😉 Dips Pullups Front … Continue reading DisneyLand, California Adventure and LA County Fair Travel Workouts

Journal article Of The Day (JOTD)

Source: Kinesiology Review Title: Periodization Training from Ancient Precursors to Structured Block Models Author: Vladimir B. Issurin (Wingate Institute for Physical Education and Sport, Israel) This review article provided a short historical overview of the history of periodization. It turns out that the idea of periodization training for elite athletic performance has been around for thousands … Continue reading Journal article Of The Day (JOTD)