B Strong. B Fast. Just Fit.

BAMF • ing (verb) 1. The act of living life to the fullest, or being a Bad Ass Mother F*er. 2. Going out and experiencing the real world through education, sports, adventures, friends, family, and GIVING BACK to your community and the world. 3. Creating an interesting life for yourself and those around you.

Time Trial Field Tests

Published December 20th, 2016 in BAMFing, Just B, Training Science

Winter is the best time to start planning your training for race season. Many things go into an effective training plan, such as time available, where you are located(cold, warm, rural, urban environments), and what you are training for. In any plan, it’s important to keep testing yourself in order to determine whether what you’re […]

Periodization – The Basics

Published March 27th, 2009 in BAMFing, Training Science

No matter what sport you are training for, in order to do well, you must have a plan. Elite level athletes never train at the same intensity all year long. If they did, they would not achieve anywhere near what they are capable of. More than likely, they would burn out or sustain various injuries. […]

Training Intensity Zones

Published March 27th, 2009 in BAMFing, Training Science

I know you’ve heard the sayings, “there’s always someone out there training harder than you,” or “you have to work harder than the next guy to win,” etc. It all sounds like something you remember from your old grade school gym teacher, or football coach. In fact, many people and coaches are still using these […]

VO2 Max, Lactate Threshold, and the Body’s Energy Systems

Published March 27th, 2009 in BAMFing, Endurance, Training Science

For the beginner in multi-sport, or any endurance sport, the terms VO2 max and lactate threshold will inevitably become a part of his or her vocabulary. For most, it easy to be confused about what exactly each one is, and how they relate to training. Although it will involve a certain amount of scientific terminology, […]