Endurance

Strength Exercises

These strength exercises should be done during weeks one through four of The Shape of Your Life. See the full program for the month on the previous page, "

Building Your Endurance Foundation

ENDURANCE IS THE FOUNDATION of The Shape of Your Life because this workout plan is about going places—the top of Mount Washington, three weeks down the Back River, the finish line of 24...

Building Your Endurance Foundation

STRENGTH TRAINING—or, as it's now commonly called, resistance training—is on a tear. More research papers were published on the science of resistance training in the decade after 1987...

Building Your Endurance Foundation

EXERCISE PLANS TEND TO BE conspicuously lopsided. When I cavalierly leapt into my fit-a-thon a few years ago, I saw only one thing: me, ripped, on a board, cutting frontside arcs on a four-foot...

Pay Now, Shine Later

MOST ADULTS INVEST about as much time fitness training for winter sports as children do for hurling snowballs. Dumb move, says Kevin Sweeney, head ski coach at the University of Utah, where the...

The Power Half-Hour (cont.)

Frequency: one or two times weeklyFitness Prerequisite: moderateDuration: 20-30 minutes"I coach at a boathouse, but when I want a quick workout, I get on...

Heart Monitors

GEARSigma Sport PC 3 $50; 888-744-6277; www.sigmasport.comYOU GET...The bare necessities—heart rate, stopwatch, and clock, in a...

Time to Heal

SKIER'S HOP Start with your left leg on the ground and your right leg planted on an 8- to 12-inch-high platform. In one motion, use your right leg to leap laterally over the platform...

Time to Heal

Sean McEnroe, a veteran physical therapist who works with celebrity athletes from Vail's Steadman Hawkins Clinic, recommends the following short-term goals for post-ACL surgery patients (below)....

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