Posts in the Category "Cardio"


Coach PJ’s minimal equipment metabolic workout

Looking for a super simple (not easy) Metabolic workout which requires minimal equipment? Well, you are in luck. All you’ll need for this workout is your body weight and a heavy set of dumbbells or kettlebells. The featured exercise in this workout is a farmers walk. There is nothing more “functional” than carrying heavy stuff… Read more →


Should you do your cardio in a fasted state?

Should you do your cardio in a fasted state? Occasionally, we get asked whether someone should do their cardio in a fasted or fed state? There’s a belief out there that cardio should be done on an empty. However, the research doesn’t really back this. That said, here’s a recap on a couple of those.. Read more →


Why don’t we use cardio more often?

Cardio! People ask us all the time if they can or should add cardio to their programs. Whether it is a client or a friend, we nearly always say no. It is often followed up with the question, “what do you have against cardio”? To be clear, We have absolutely nothing against cardio. Before we.. Read more →


Correlation between squatting and how fast you can run

I was just going through the June issue of the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research and came across a study that showed a correlation between squatting and how fast you can run. See below for more. In this study, researchers put seventeen elite level professional soccer players on a 6-week strength training program. They.. Read more →


The recipe for a rebound

It pains me to hear of a competitor post contest gaining 20, 30 or even 40 lbs once they finish competing. Does this sound like you? If you are training 6-7 days a week on deprevation calories, eating extremely limited food groups and some even cut, Doing cardio 6 days a week for an hour.. Read more →


Correlation between squat strength and sprint speed

I’ve written about studies in the past, which showed a correlation between squat strength and sprint speed and today’s post is no different. In a study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, researchers put seventeen elite level professional soccer players on a 6-week strength training program. They worked.. Read more →