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What are the "Energy Systems" and how to train them - Part 1: Background and ATP-PCr

What are the "Energy Systems" and how to train them - Part 1: Background and ATP-PCr

Most individuals you see in the gym are there because they have been told it is good for them. They're told they need to get 150 minutes moderate intensity physical activity per week, which they usually do by slogging away on the treadmill, elliptical or stationary bike. But are they really better off? Are they actually getting fitter?

Our bodies, in their infinite sophistication, employ 3 primary energy systems which are the ATP-PCr, Anaerobic-Glycolytic and the Aerobic/Oxidative system

We will start by discussing how energy in the muscle is used.

Author: Mark Murdoch, Kinesiologist, Chiropractic Student. Have questions? Email me. I want to help! mark@leofitness.ca

Top 3 Exercises for the Vault

Top 3 Exercises for the Vault

Here are my 3 favorite exercises to help prepare you for the Vault. While these exercises will definitely help you, the vault still requires a general level of athleticism. Keep practices and you will get both faster and more efficient.

The vault requires both upper body and lower body strength, and the ability to coordinate them.

Author: Mark Murdoch, Kinesiologist, Chiropractic Student. Have questions? Email me. I want to help! mark@leofitness.ca