10am til Noon. Not limited to lifting, you can work on your body weight skills or anything you like really. Don’t forget about Benchmark Training, still time to hit a “Girl” or “Hero” workout. You can also use this time as an Open Gym Session, just make sure you have a plan.

SCHEDULE CHANGE

MONDAY 8 FEBRUARY IS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY AS WAITANGI DAY IS MONDAYISED.

THERE WILL BE A SINGLE CLASS THAT DAY AT 9AM.

SUNDAY READING/WATCHING

Cherie Chan: Lessons From a Veteran Coach

2. Mechanics are essential.
If you’re not working towards achieving quality movement, you’re going to reach a plateau. I’ve seen this more often than I care to recount: an athlete has fast times but moves without virtuosity. It can suck to slow down and clean up your mechanics, but it is the only way to improve your performance and mitigate risk for the long haul.

Run Lighter: Say No to “Pounding the Pavement”

Have you ever been next to a runner and you can hear their feet “pounding” the pavement? Or stomping the box during box jumps? Or maybe this is you? I was this person, too, pushing off my back foot as hard as I could, then sticking my heel out in front and crashing down to the ground — also known as the “accepted” mode of running which usually leads to either an animosity towards running or the inevitable injury. I went the injury route and went through hamstring pain, shin splints, and plantar fascitis for several years.