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  • AHS Slides_Doug McGuff

    1. 1. BODY BY SCIENCEA George Jetson Workout for a Fred Flintsone Metabolism
    2. 2. Not reducible to a soundbiteI have to teach you a semester of medical school biochemistry (drinking from a fire hose).
    3. 3. The “Miracle”The metabolic turn on a dime
    4. 4. This metabolic shift occurs on-site in themuscleglycogen breakdown amplification cascade
    5. 5. Therefore...To occur optimally, the muscle(s) in questionmust be directly in the line of fire.This targeted work must be intense andunrelenting....a “well-matched opponent”.
    6. 6. The event must be “extremal” and “far fromequilibrium”.A well-matched opponent who doesn’t give upResults in inroad (momentary weakening ofmuscle) and inability to moveMovement as a highly preserved biologicfunction
    7. 7. The “Extremal” ComponentBenefits from a deliberate, focused effortthat places the muscle in the cross hairs ofa continuous load
    8. 8. Triggering the responseby accident=truly Paleo Attacked by a predator (run or fight for your life) Battling a well-matched opponent Throw rocks/drag a log/push a sled/Crossfit (Paleo Re-enactment)
    9. 9. Characteristics of Paleo Re-enactment Systemic effect >>> Local Discontinous loading High force with high risk for injury “Offroading”-lots of work thrown off without producing in-line stimulus Harder=more dangerous. Risk of injury increases with fatigue.
    10. 10. Crossfit Forum: Injurieswww.board.crossfit.com/ forumdisplay.php?f=12
    11. 11. Characteristics of BBSSystemic=local, because the local creates thesystemic.Continuous loading. No momentum. A well-matched, unrelenting opponent.Low force with low risk of injury (F=MA)“Inroading”-rapid, deep, paralytic fatigueRisk of injury decreases with fatigue
    12. 12. Paleo skills-vs-Paleo conditioningIn the past: Now: inseperable/ seperate and dangerous safe conditioning conditioning coincidental to the deliberate skill general very specific
    13. 13. NOW you can have theprotective effect of theconditioning BEFORE you take on the learning of a new skill.
    14. 14. NOW you can truly focus on the skill withoutbundling conditioning with it or having fatigue compromise it.
    15. 15. Body by ScienceDeliberate placement of the stressor “in line”Extremal-a well matched/relentless opponentLocal produces the systemicInroad not OffroadGets safer as you fatigueCondition before learning a skill

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