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2010, P6 Overview

Beach Season = Beach Muscles and Outdoor Sports Season = Sports Performance Training By Mike Alves Maybe it’s not the best slogan for our phase # 6, but you get the idea.  It’s beach season so you want to look & feel confident on the beach and it’s outdoor sports season, so...
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2010, P5, RW Recap

2010 Change Your Body Boot Camps Phase 5, Recovery Week Recap Hello and happy hormones to you!  I’ve been rocking driveway strength workouts, cardio intervals at the beach (med ball slams paired with box jump intervals), morning mantra walks and being sucked in by the Lebron...
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2010, P5, Wk1 Recap

Did you know the fascia of the body has 9 receptors and a muscle has 1 receptor?  This means you can store more energy and perform more work if you use your fascial system to loco mote.  (Think Elasticity or why Kenyan runners can run so fast for so long). Did you know wh...
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2010, P5 Overview

Swagger into Summer Part 1:  4th of July Ready By Mike Alves My girlfriend tells me I have this swagger when I walk.  When I worked at BSC, my colleagues used to take turns doing Mike walking impressions.  I have no idea.  I’ve never seen myself walk or swagger, but if you say I...
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2010, P4, Wk4 & Recovery Wk Recap

Phase 5 Rookies & Any Returning Boot Camper Measurements & Orientation 8am, Saturday, May 29 Mackenzie Center. 1st come, 1st served. Man I am fired up right now. Why? Because you’re changing your body and your life.  See for yourself.  Check out the challenge week results...
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2010, P4, Wk3 Recap

It’s Fabulous Friday and guess who’s metabolism is racing.  That’s right.  Yours is from your last workout.  Feels good doesn’t it. Well the karma is contagious as my metabolism is racing too.  I’ve had a great week with some good lifts.  I banged out 3 handstand push ups against...
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2010, P4, Wk2 Recap

HAPPY Mother’s Day to all of the mom’s out there! The Queen and I just went shopping for our weekly meal prep. Looks like Salmon is going to be a main entrée this week as we bought a whole fish and had them discard the two ends. The Irish Oats were started before we left and now...
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Ask Mike: Lateral Knee Pain

One of your boot camp peers, Julie B recently asked me about some lateral knee pain she was experiencing.  Below is my reply. Hi, Mike. When I run outside, the outsides of my knees start hurting about 15 minutes into the run. Can you give me suggestions about what that might be...
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2010, P4, Wk1 Recap

Hello and humid Sunday to you! My legs are sore!  Vanessa and I joined my colleagues from Joint Ventures Physical Therapy, Keith & Chris, down on the esplanade for some martial arts with Master Pheng.  It was a gorgeous morning with lots of people passing by cycling, running,...
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2010, P3, Wk3 Cardio Minutes

Please reply below with your cardio minutes for last week! Note: I’ve got a high five & smiley faces with your name on it (wink)! Cardio Minutes: Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Total 6am 20 23 20 63 9am 20 26 20 66 6:30pm 20 26 24 70 var gaJsHost = ((“https:” ==...
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