10 Top Tips: Get The Most Out Of Your Training

By Marina Aagaard, MFE Don't waste your time! Check these 10 expert tips, based on motivation theory and advanced sports science, and get the most out of your training time.        1. Find your internal motivation, find out what's fun and meaningful in training: 1) It feels good working up a sweat and feeling …

TV and Fitness? Turn That TV Off!

http://youtu.be/vVg2GMyqGac By Marina Aagaard, MFE Is TV healthy or unhealthy? Some research suggests that too much TV viewing is connected with physical inactivity and poor health? Why is it then, that there are more and more TV's in health clubs? Is it really necessary with more news or more soap during your one hour of …

WOD: Design A Super Workout Program

Fitness Workout of the Day Programming (Aagaard, 2012) By Marina Aagaard, MFE How to Design A Better Workout? Of course you can design your workout of the day without prior planning or periodization. However, if you really want to progress and make the most of your workout time, then it makes more sense to create …

Periodize: Perfect Your Short-term Plan

Week plan, microcycle, example (Aagaard, 2012) By Marina Aagaard, MFE Top Tip  First a super workout, then of course recovery.  A nice mix of work and rest, wouldn't you agree? That's the way to maximize results for all to see and avoid fatique, overtraining, stress and injury. In periodization the long-term plan, the macrocycle, and the …