Crank It Up: Sprinting Towards Single Digit Body Fat Percentages With High Intensity Training
The relationship between sprinting and a rock-solid physique is why strength coach Erick Minor put together the program in this article. He thinks it’s such a damn shame that so few bodybuilders actually sprint anymore. It’s one of the few fat burning activities that can actually build muscle tissue instead of catabolizing it, and it’s easy to do; just find a track and run! Well, and maybe read this first… Look around a track and field event sometime and you’ll notice the relationship between sprinters and bodybuilders actually goes both ways, meaning a lot of full-time sprinters also have damn impressive bodies! Not surprisingly, their training off the track is remarkably similar to that of a hard-lifting bodybuilder. Okay, quiz time…. What’s the most foolproof way to increase an athlete’s performance? “Increase his VO2 max?” Well… Typically, any athlete with a favorable muscle to fat ratio is likely to have higher relative strength. Let me be blunt here: The Sprinter’s Body – Nature vs. ….