Use Your Air

Kyle Karla Kyle and Karla using their air in very different ways.

One of the greatest skills to master is proper breathing for the proper workout. When we do a one rep max lift it is big breath hold. When we do many reps at heavy weight we may breathe in between efforts only. If the movement is light enough and you can keep your mid-line rigid then you breathe as much as possible. When you row or run you want to keep your breathing long and controlled and push air out as much as possible, in order to get co2 out and get oxygen in. Sometimes learning to breathe right takes a long time and patience, keep working on it.

Remember if you are holding your breath and you get dizzy take a knee, sit down or get close to the floor, it is rare but people do pass out.

It is one of my sharpest memories of working with Greg Glassman he would often say "breathe" or "use your air"

-Coach D



Run 1600 meters
Rest 3 minutes
Run 1200 meters
Rest 2 minutes
Run 800 meters
Rest 1 minute
Run 400 meters

***those of you who are wanting to do double workouts, this might be a good day to do that check in with a coach to find out what you should do.