Fitness Data

High Value Performance Indicators: The Critical Element for Improving

High Value Performance Indicators: The Critical Element for Improvement In business there is a saying that that which is measured is the thing that gets attention. In weightlifting the same rule applies. Lifters (or other athletes) who want to improve their...

Performance Metrics for Weightlifters: The Useful and the Useless

In recent years there has been a proliferation of fitness apps that record activities during workouts and provide data to the user. IMHO most fitness apps are brain dead and convey minimal information that is of any use. They create an illusion of precision by...

Three Quick Tips for Speeding Your Reconditioning After Covid Shutdown

In the past month or so many of the gyms we have been missing have begun to open again. My gym of choice only opened again on April Fools Day. Many of us who have been working out but did not have access to barbells are back pursuing heavy lifting. The last thing any...

Your Personal Data Driven Training Management System: Part 1

Your Personal Data Driven Training Management System: Part 1 None of the regular readers of this newsletter suffer from a lack of energy or enthusiasm for working out.  It is almost impossible to keep us out of the gym.  Even during Covid restrictions all of...