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Triathlon Results

Completed my first sprint triathlon yesterday and let’s just say there’s plenty of room for improvement. I was about 40 sec slower than I wanted in the pool, 2 min slower on the bike and 1 min slower on the run. I knew I would suck on the bike as I’m completely untra
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Science Friday: Should I do Strength & Aerobic Training on Different Days?

We’ve previously looked at a study showing concurrent training (i.e. resistance + aerobic training) as being superior to aerobic training alone. This week I’ll review a study that tries to answer which style or protocol of concurrent training is superior. For example, is i
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Science Friday: Aerobic Exercise + Strength Training = Optimum Body Composition Changes

There are a lot of women out there that think that aerobic exercise alone will produce the kind of changes in body composition they want to see. Images of bodybuilders and other strength athletes have them worried that lifting weights will make them too big and bulky. The study weR
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Does Strength Training Interfere with Aerobic Training? (and vice versa)

As many of you know I’m a physicist and I suppose by definition that makes me a bit of a nerd. I actually like reading papers from scientific journals and so I thought I’d share a few from the strength and conditioning world that I find interesting. The goal is to try and
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