Video Update!

It seems like June is flying by even faster than May! Eeek!

Training has been going well, I feel like I’m getting stronger and I’m injury free which is AWESOME.  I had some bloodwork done a week ago (at which I cried the entire time…I’m pretty sure the nurse thought I was a wuss…I guess she doesn’t understand a needle-phobe when she sees one) and got the results back.  With the results, I’ve gotten a new and improved diet and some supplements to aid the process. Thanks Dr. Lausch!

In about two weeks I’ll leave for a 10 day vacay in Stone Harbor, New Jersey with my family and I can’t wait. Stone Harbor is one of my favorite places and we’ve been vacationing there since as long as I can remember. About two and a half weeks after my vacation, I’ll make the long drive up to Lake Placid in August for my combine test.  This time frame freaks me out a little because it means that the off-season is quickly dwindling away and the next skeleton season will be upon me.  I hope I’m prepared!

Here are two videos from my lifting sessions at the Ephrata Rec Center. Dr. Lausch has been helping me perfect my form so that not only can I lift more, but also with less of a detriment to my body.  My form is not perfect, but it’s getting better and we’ve made some strides.

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Happy June!

It seems crazy that May is over and the summer season has begun!

May was spent working, searching for a second job (still no luck!), reading and most importantly, training!  I spent a lot of May reading literature revolving around a new training protocol that I’m pretty excited about.  My chiropractor, Dr. Lee Lausch of proACTIVE Pain Relief and Wellness, is the one who turned me onto it and I think it will produce some awesome results without the ill effects of overtraining.  I’ll explain in a later post what the new regime actually involves once I have some video to show…but trust me, it’s intense!

I’m currently reading a book about The Paleo Diet, which I’m interested in trying.  No, I’m not trying to lose weight.  I’m looking for a addition to my already healthy lifestyle that will enable me to train harder to get stronger and faster as efficiently as possible.  I’m about half-way in, but I’m learning a lot and I’m excited to see what transitions I can make to aid my training.

Anyway, it’s time for a little sun action (because it’s 90 degrees outsideeee) and summer reading. Next post will have videos, promise!