LTC. Edward Arntson's Journal: Fitness Equals Capacity

LTC. Edward Arntson's Journal: Fitness Equals Capacity

by Ed Arntson December 06, 2018 4 min read 0 Comments

What separates athletes in the fourth quarter of the big game? Their skill? Their tactical approach to critical situations? Those are immensely important, but they aren’t possible without the requisite conditioning to utilize that skill or take advantage of a defensive error by an opponent.
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Journal Entry: Beat the Heat... With Intervals?

Journal Entry: Beat the Heat... With Intervals?

by Ed Arntson August 30, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

You’re thinking - Intervals are challenging, how am I “beating the heat” by running intervals in the thick of the summer heat?

Humidity was born in Virginia Beach and has established permanent residence here from May through late September. It also makes sporadic visits throughout October.

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April 2018 - LTC Ed's Journal

April 2018 - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson April 26, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

Is there something that you need to bring back to your training routine? What was old must now become new. 

Is there an exercise - or series of exercises - that you used to perform routinely as part of your training regimen that has now faded away? For 6 months? A year? Two years? 

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Can I Interest You In Some Speed Work? - LTC Ed's Journal

Can I Interest You In Some Speed Work? - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson February 01, 2018 3 min read 0 Comments

How goes the winter training? What are you doing for your winter training? Rowing/Elliptical work? Some strength and conditioning work? Maybe you're doing a lot of core work or enjoying the mental freedom that comes with group fitness classes. All good things.
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Training Hard And Being Thankful For It - LTC Ed's Journal

Training Hard And Being Thankful For It - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson November 22, 2017 3 min read 0 Comments

Do you begrudgingly board the treadmill in the winter (well, we have all probably done that at some point…)? Is it a struggle to get out the door to run, cycle or walk...

 

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Sometimes Surviving Is Winning - LTC Ed's Journal

Sometimes Surviving Is Winning - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson October 25, 2017 3 min read 0 Comments

Sometimes surviving is winning. Living to fight another day (or race another day) sometimes gets real...

 

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LTC Ed's Journal - Bring Back That Racing Feeling

LTC Ed's Journal - Bring Back That Racing Feeling

by Ed Arntson September 27, 2017 3 min read 0 Comments

Bring back that Racing Feeling. 

When is the last time you did a race? Last week? Last year? 2 years ago?

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When Will I Receive My Breakthrough? - LTC Ed's Journal

When Will I Receive My Breakthrough? - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson August 30, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

How long have you been training for an upcoming race? How long have you been lifting weights looking for that massive increase in your bench press? Or squat? Weeks? Months?
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Making your training program adaptable - LTC Ed's Journal

Making your training program adaptable - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson July 19, 2017 3 min read 0 Comments

We all know that those tough training sessions - which are so valuable to building towards your race or training goal - take a little something out of you...
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Modeling a healthy lifestyle and teaching your children to have fun with fitness. - LTC Ed's Journal

Modeling a healthy lifestyle and teaching your children to have fun with fitness. - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson May 24, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

Over the last month, our kids have been competing in the Healthy Kids Running Series near our home. It’s a series of short races (the longest distance is a mile)...
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What Are You Doing With Your Leftover Fitness? - LTC Ed's Journal

What Are You Doing With Your Leftover Fitness? - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson March 29, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

Let me explain: You train for an event...a 10k. A marathon. An Ironman or Half-Ironman. Fitness competition of some sort...

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3 Holiday Excuses to Not Train - LTC Ed's Journal

3 Holiday Excuses to Not Train - LTC Ed's Journal

by Ed Arntson December 21, 2016 2 min read 0 Comments

It can be hard to stay in shape over the Holidays, but not that hard. Really - it's not...
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