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04-05-2010, 05:37 PM
 
In another thread, the question was put to us how to build stamina. Now I ask you, what in nature has more stamina than a child?? So I say, take a look at what kids do. When I was a kid we played in the hills running up and down through the woods. So how about it!

Throw some hill sprints into your workout!

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This is after a few sets, Justin is manning the camera, you can hear him breathing from just finishing his own sprint. Find a nice steep area and have at it. Climb up and down a few times times as fast as you can! Act like a kid You'll fee lit! (But do be safe!)

Now he's the question. Without a doubt hill sprints take a lot out of you, so should you do them first or last or just as their own, separate workout?

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04-05-2010, 06:15 PM
 
I think that you should have the theme song from First Blood as mood music. I love hill sprints. The Powerflex workout include them as part of the Speed and Endurance workout. I have a steep sledding hill about a mile from my house that I use.
 
 
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I think that you should have the theme song from First Blood as mood music.
Oh man!! I dropped the ball on this one!!

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04-05-2010, 06:38 PM
 
Joe,

This is so true. I spent yesterday trying to keep up with kids ranging from 18 months to 13 years. If you think you're in good shape, trying hanging with some 'lil' folk for a while. They will humble you!

I like running up hills (ever since I read that this was a big part of Herschel Walker's routine). The problem with me is that living in the Great Plains of Texas, our hills are more like speed bumps. So I do sprints up and down bleachers or our home stairwell if the weather's bad.

For me, cardio like hill sprints is definately not on strength training days. In fact, it's really all I do for fitness on those days.

One day, I'd love to run up the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia just like Rocky. What is it about Stallone movies and hill running?

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04-05-2010, 09:36 PM
 
I agree a hundred percent with the title. I'll watch the video when I get to my other computer, I'm sure it will be well-made and entertaining as usual. Go Joe.

So, be a kid, grab a soccer ball, baseball, hit it and chase it, do a forward roll, go climb a jungle gym. That last one is a sore point with me. There aren't jungle gyms for 6' 1" adults.

The other day some friends and I got kicked off a field that was not being used at all because we were not twelve and under. What?!?!?!?!?! Ok, forget it. I'm not voting for any more bonds to build kids' playgrounds or baseball fields. I want a field that twelve year olds will get kicked off of for using when nobody else is using it!!!! Don't hold me back, I think I can take 'em!!!!!

If you're gonna play like a kid, you gotta whine like one, too.

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04-05-2010, 09:51 PM
 
Joe you are a genius! Have fun and get fit.

 
 
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04-05-2010, 11:41 PM
 
Saw the video - never noticed that hill was so steep or long. You don't have to worry about ticks, lymes disease, etc.? They used to not be out here on the west coast, but then they came from your side of the country, thanks a lot.

Nice workout.

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