Contrast Therapy or Hot/Cold Therapy is well established to aid in speeding up healing and recovery and there are many forms of contrast therapy out there. I've had my fair share of injuries and have tried many kinds of treatments but the current self-administered protocol I use has by far been the most effective to … Continue reading Contrast Therapy: My Guide To Healing Any Injury In Half The Time!
Birthday letter from mum Exactly 24 years ago, I came into existence. I still don't know if I'm living in the Matrix or if all this is some sort of scientific experiment on my consciousness by some hidden higher power but it sure seems pretty real to me. When I was a kid, I was heavily … Continue reading Reflecting on the past 24 years
“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” ― Corrie ten Boom Journal: 2 Mar 2016 I've been struggling with injury after injury since coming back from exchange in Arizona 2 months ago. First an ITB strain due to ramping up my staurday long run workout by 1 mile every … Continue reading Injured Again…
“If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” - Michael Jordan 1. Why? Yesterday was a tough … Continue reading Biohacking Recovery: Ginger Poultice for Sports Injuries
"Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle 7am - Morning Trail Run Time: 1hr Distance: … Continue reading Kung-Fu Wednesday!
"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
9/11 - God bless all souls and families struck by that tragedy. May we never forget the horrors humanity is capable of, nor the bravery and selfless dedication of those who stay ever vigilant at the front lines. W11D4 - Active Rest 9am - Morning Swim + Jacuzzi Notes: Was feeling pretty tired and aching … Continue reading Active Rest – Jacuzzi and Sauna
Hours of Sleep: 7.5 (2230 - 0600) Sleep quality: 10/10 HRV: 76 (+8) Notes: Slept so well that I didn't wake up at all. Pretty sore all over this morning. Today shall be an easy day, tmr will be a rest day and Sunday I shall race. AROO! 0700 - Endurance (Aerobic) Cycling Distance: 10+ … Continue reading W7D5 – Strength Endurance
Sleep Hours: ~9 (2215 - 0720) Sleep Quality: 10/10 HRV: 70 Notes: Longest and deepest sleep so far since arriving in Arizona. Did not wake up at all. It rained quite heavily last night though. That could have made a difference. However, my body still feels pretty beat up! Today the Sweetbeat app says my … Continue reading W7D4- Power Endurance
Woke up, looked at the wall and had a Eureka moment. Wall Hamstring Curls!!! 💪🏻Get as close to the wall as possible 💪🏻Prop Feet up 💪🏻Imagine using your heels to pull your butt towards your ankles 💪🏻Try single leg curls for extra challenge! Some people have an imbalance in strength between their Quadriceps(front of thigh) … Continue reading Random Exercise Idea: Wall Hamstring Curls!