Testing Day 1. 2k row, pull-ups, dips

Testing Day 1. 2k row, pull-ups, dips

It’s test week at Accelerate Seattle and today was day 1. Before we kicked it off, a quarter of our athletes were excited, a quarter of them didn’t know what to expect and the last half were dreading it. “This isn’t about winning or getting a PR,” said Brandon. “This is about creating a baseline … Continue reading Testing Day 1. 2k row, pull-ups, dips

Stop Exercising. Start Training.

Stop Exercising. Start Training.

At the park yesterday with all the kiddos, we spotted a 12 year-old boy sporting a black Nike t-shirt with this slogan, “STOP Exercising, START Training.” Good for him that he already gets it because many people, in their 20s, 30s, 40, and beyond are still slogging away at ‘exercise’ not realizing it’s doing very … Continue reading Stop Exercising. Start Training.

Seattle Strength Training: 3 Added Benefits

Seattle Strength Training: 3 Added Benefits

We are not living in the cardio boom of past decades. Most fitness-savvy people understand the basic benefits of strength training. Naked muscles look better than naked fat. Strength training makes you stronger in the gym and in daily life. Strength training decreases the risk of injury. And, for the win, strength training helps you … Continue reading Seattle Strength Training: 3 Added Benefits