Tag: endurance

Lessons From The Iron Cowboy

Last week, we had the distinct honor of hosting The Iron Cowboy, James Lawrence, for a seminar here at Halevy Life. Lawrence is the only person to ever run 50 Ironman Triathlons in 50 days, in all 50 states. An honor to learn from @IronCowboyJames last night! Everyone should be inspired by the grit and…

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Why You’re Just Running In Circles With Cardio

You either love cardio, or you absolutely hate it. Honestly, I think that only endurance athletes like marathoners, rowers, and swimmers like cardio, and the rest of us hate it. But perhaps the former love it only because they can look past the fact that being in the midst of a long run or a…

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Dominating at the Deadline: Marathon Prep Part II

Don’t look now, but the New York City Marathon is now less than two weeks away, and by now, I hope that you’re about 95% ready to run it. In a previous blog, we discussed in broad terms what the last month of your training for the marathon should be like, and went briefly into…

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The Last Leg of 26.2: What’s Actually Happening?

Let’s envision a hypothetical scenario here. You and a good friend are running the marathon, and both of you have nearly identical athletic and physical qualities. For much of the race, the two of you run in close proximity to one another, and sometimes even side-by-side. It’s only a matter of time before the finish…

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How’s Your Marathon Prep Going?

The New York City Marathon is less than a month away, and now that we’re coming down into the homestretch, it’s a great time to check in and see how your training and preparation for the marathon is going. 26.2 is a fitness goal that has a deadline–the marathon won’t be postponed because you’re not…

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Move of the Week: Anaerobic Threshold

What could be more important than VO2 Max? Find out here. THE MOVE: Anaerobic Threshold WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: In addition to VO2 Max, Anaerobic Threshold is another one of the performance indicators we test for as part of our Metabolic Testing Panel here at Halevy Life. Staff Coach Joe Ferraro also wrote an excellent blog about anaerobic…

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Move of the Week: VO2 Max

Something a little different, but no less important for our weekly feature this week! THE MOVE: VO2 Max WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT: VO2 Max is one of the performance indicators we test for as part of our Metabolic Testing Panel here at Halevy Life. We’ve also written about VO2 Max in a more detailed blog, which you…

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Metabolic Testing Part II: Anaerobic Threshold

A few weeks ago, Staff Coach Joe Ferraro shared his insights on VO2max here in this blog. Today he’ll continue what he started and share his insights on anaerobic threshold, another quality that we test for in our metabolic panel. Once again, get ready for some #science, #knowledge, and #application! Athletic performance in various competitive sports…

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Metabolic Testing: Should you know your VO2max?

Many of you already know that we are the only training facility in NYC that offers hydrostatic weighing, the gold standard when it comes to determining body fat percentage. In addition to this, we also offer a panel of metabolic tests that allows you to gain perspective into your body, metabolism, and cardiovascular health. Staff…

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