How To Train Intensely Without Wrecking Yourself In The Process

I’m encouraged by what appears to be an increase in public awareness and media discussion of the high risk of orthopedic injuries and dangerous medical conditions like rhabdomyolysis with popular exercise programs like CrossFit and many so-called “boot camps”, however, it bothers me that ignorant trainers and journalists frequently blame exercise intensity for problems caused by things like poor […]

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Q&A: High Intensity Training for Seniors

This Q&A is a general response to several specific questions I’ve received through e-mail and comments on other posts regarding high intensity training for seniors. Question: Is high intensity strength training safe for seniors? Answer: Whether high intensity training is safe for any particular individual depends on their current health and physical condition. Certain conditions may […]

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