Why Endurance Athletes Should Implement a Supplemental Training Plan

Uncategorized May 31, 2022
 

Training for endurance events can put a lot of wear and tear on the body. It is important to implement these factors into your training plan to achieve optimal performance level and remain injury free. 

Here are some areas you should add to your training plan: 

  1.  Strength training
    Stronger Ligaments, tendons, bones, to decrease overuse injuries
  2.  Power Training 
    Produce more power allow you to run more efficiently using plyos and jumps
  3.  Agility 
    Reduce risk for overuse injury and improve neurological firing 
  4.   Speed training 
    To increase capacity and VO2 max (get better gas mileage) and improve running mechanics 
  5.  Cross-training 
    Reduce risk for overtraining and overuse injury 

 

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Train like “an athlete” even if you are not one !

Uncategorized Apr 21, 2022

Be an athlete in life!

Think of training like an athlete without performing a specific event.

Unleash your inner athlete means train to be the best version of yourself through the concepts of “training like an athlete”

When you think of an athlete think of what they are really training for other than the technique-based practice.

Here are some common terms used:

Injury prevention
Agility
Coordination
Balance
Strength
Endurance
Mental toughness

Arguably, all important factors for the everyday person. Why would these not pertain to you as well ?

A functional workout routine such as The Blueprint, that challenges these areas will improve your fitness and quality of life long term.

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why we do HIIT Style Workouts

Uncategorized Apr 07, 2022

FULL BODY HIGH INTENSITY WORKOUTS
The Blueprint program consists of strength and cardio workouts that are filled with full body complex movements and high intensity style workouts.  This type of workout can be challenging but you will see results in performance and appearance measures. 

Here are a few reasons why we structure our workouts with high intensity style workouts.
1. Efficiency! “More bang for your buck”
2. Weight loss + fat burn     
3. Lean Muscle Gain
4. Elevates metabolic rate
5. Increase strength

During a HIIT workout your heart rate may reach up to 85% of heart rate max or higher during each set of “limited rest” exercise. This good stress you are putting on your heart is improving your VO2 max along with burning more calories and fat due to the workload.

During a HIIT workout you are engaging in full body exercises that involves resistance training. Now you are not only working the cardiovascular system but also...

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