Training is Like Farming

(Originally posted by strength coach Mike Boyle http://strengthcoachblog.com/2013/02/17/training-is-like-farming-2/) I think I remember Stephen Covey in his book Seven Habits of Highly Effective People making reference to what I believe he called “the law of the farm.” The reference was meant to show that most of the truly good things in life take time and can’t …

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Decisions, Decisions: Strength Training vs. Cardio?

During workouts, do you put too much emphasis on cardio? Strength training? Both!?! NEITHER!?!  For optimal health, it is essential to incorporate both into a workout regimen.  Research conflicts as to which is better; regardless, cardiovascular exercise offers benefits that strength training cannot AND vice versa.  It’s comparable to choosing to wear a shirt or …