Henry Rollins

Feb 29, 12 Henry Rollins

Posted by in Psychology

Former front man of Black Flag.  Actor.  TV host.  Spoken word artist.  Author.  Rad dude.  He has a very specific world-view and what can be described as an aggressive persona.  Get onto his stuff.  iTunes, the googles, youtube.  Yes, he has SEARCH & DESTROY tattooed on his...

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Punching Zeds

Feb 28, 12 Punching Zeds

Posted by in Training

If recovery is crucial for performance (it is) and sleep is the best form of recovery, then it’s a simple extrapolation. Quality sleep is fundamental to optimal performance. Studies have demonstrated that chronic sleep deprivation leads to increased levels of cortisol (a stress hormone), decreased activity of human growth hormone...

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Kilian Jornet – Super Freak

Feb 26, 12 Kilian Jornet – Super Freak

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Kilian Jornet is an ultra-marathon super freak.  V02 of 92 ml/kg (Only 5.15 L, but if he were my weight [92kg], then he’d be 8.46. Sweet) Resting heart rate of 34.  Maximum heart rate of 205.  Can sustain 190 beats per minute for 90 minutes to 3 hours.  171cm.  56kg.  24 years old.  Spanish.  Favourite foods –...

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Best Friends

Feb 25, 12 Best Friends

Posted by in Competition

With about a month left until our Olympic trials those of us in contention for the Olympic Eight have been spending more time in that particular boat as apposed to the smaller boats (single, pair and four) which we typically row this time of year. Although the permutations of selection for the oarsmen are many and the process...

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Weekly Dose Of Awesome

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