More Information & Inspiration (April 2024)

Here are several articles related to triathlon training and planning for seniors that I came across over the past month. Several of these from this month’s finds should also inspire you to become and stay fit.

Information

  • Add these to your strength training routine

Concentric training: A strength exercise or a portion of one in which the targeted muscles shorten while applying force. The “up” portion of a pull-up is an example.

Eccentric training: A strength exercise or a portion of one in which the targeted muscles lengthen while applying force. Lowering a barbell as part of a bicep curl is an example.

Static holding exercise: A strength building routine, also known as isometric holds or isometric exercises, performed while remaining still. These may use weights or only body weight, like a plank.

Did you know that. according to this post, “collagen represents about 30% of the protein in your body”. Collagen is important. We find it throughout our body, in bones, connective tissue, and skin. There are also different types of collagen so choosing the best foods and supplement requires that you know the differences.

Do you find falling to sleep difficult? If so, this post may be for you.

In this report, the author reviews her experience in applying a technique developed for the military “to help soldiers fall asleep anywhere and at any time.”

Inspiration

Connor Emeny recently completed an iron distance triathlon in Antartica, the seventh continent on which he has finished one. A video new report tells part of his experience in Antartica.

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