Monthly Archives: April 2005

Are You Down With GPP?

Getting to Know General Physical Preparedness Several years ago, I could say with confidence that I was a well-oiled athlete, conditioned in almost every aspect of my sport –soccer. Then it happened. I caught the weightlifting bug. Sixty body-weight pounds later, a couple hundred more pounds added to my squat, bench press and squat, and […]

A New Perspective on Endurance Training

One of the biggest problems with strength training for endurance athletes is the following: should I train like a strength athlete, like an aerobics instructor, or do I just skip the weights altogether? Most of the time, you’ll see runners training with weights one of two ways: 1. like a bodybuilder 2. like a wimp, […]