Author: outsidedoc

What’s Your NatureScore?

Alex Hutchinson recently wrote an article “Nature Is Medicine. But What’s the Right Dose?” for Outside Magazine. He described the…

How Social Media Influences Our Eating Habits

These days, spending time on social media platforms is a common experience among people of all generations. It is unusual…

Olympics, Paralympics, and Strength Endurance

Watching the Olympics and Paralympics has gotten me fired up about upper body training. There are multiple sports like kayaking,…

Challenges, Adventures, And Balanced Training

I talked about challenging ourselves to motivate training, but carefully choosing the challenge, in a previous post. I recommended there…

We Lose Power With Age Because Our Muscles Get Weaker- Not Slower

It is well known in the exercise science literature that older adults have less ability to produce powerful movements, like…

4 Strategies to Keep Your Personal Training Clients on Track for Better Results

For a while, your client was making great progress toward their fitness goal (be it increasing muscle mass, losing fat,…

A Couple of Days of Soreness

After doing my century on Friday I was sore the rest of the day, especially going down stairs. This persisted…

Century From Home!

I was already toying with the idea of canceling the Sacramento century and just doing one from home. With GPS,…

More Century Training- Cruising Speed Increases

As I mentioned in a recent post, I’ve been disappointed in my cruising speed on my recumbent, and thought my…