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Avoid becoming a walking skeleton

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Wednesday, February 5, 2014,
A big reservation I always had about doing endurance events was that I would end up losing all of the muscle I had developed over years of training.

I have always been intrigued by great feats of endurance and the human spirit, and often many of these feats are only achieved by doing extreme endurance events. Unfortunately, your usual 4x per week intense weight session with some HIIT, although highly effective for metabolic conditioning and fat-loss, doesn't exactly give you the kind of 'spir...
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Taking the plunge - Ironman

Posted by Bryan Hamann on Monday, November 4, 2013,
At the end of July I signed up for my first Ironman. For those who have been following my site and articles for a while, you might think this a rather strange, as I have always very much been an advocate of weight training and short, high intensity workouts, and not a fan of endurance training.

But, truth be told, one needs to find a reason for why you are always working so hard - just working out to look good and be healthy as your sole motivators can get a little boring after a while. I’ve...
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