We're hunkered down, locked down, feeling down. Many of us work out in commercial gym spaces and suddenly we're without access to our bars and plates and racks. Clearly, this sucks...although it's also a reminder of how important our training is, how deeply embedded it is in our lifestyle. If you are lucky enough to have a home gym or access to a private facility with barbells right now, give thanks to whatever deity or principle stands in for Providence in your world view. I
Drs. Jonathon Sullivan of Greysteel and John Petrizzo of the exercise science faculty of Adelphi University discuss papers on programming, hypertrophy, creatine, nutrition, and over-the-counter pain meds in the March 2020 edition of the Greysteel Research Review.
We've had a lot of discussion this week on the PoG page--the Facebook page for Patrons of Greysteel--about the coronavirus outbreak. Some of it was a bit doom-and-gloom, some of it sounded prematurely post-apocalyptic, and most of it was common sense. We are all Masters Athletes, or Athletes of Aging, which means we are a population at risk. So let's take a quick look at what is known, what is not known, and what we should do to Keep Calm and Carry On. The COronaVIrus Disease