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March 12, 2020

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Workout of the Day

Complete as many rounds in 20 minutes as possible of:

5 overhead squats
10 box jumps
15 shoot-throughs

♀ 95-lb. OHS, 24-in. box
♂ 135-lb. OHS, 30-in. box

Post rounds completed to comments.

The Shoot-Through

In this 2012 review, Tim Noakes argues the traditional, purely biological understanding of fatigue (i.e., that exercise failure occurs when the heart or muscles reach a biochemical limitation) is inconsistent with observed data. Noakes proposes an alternative model — the “central governor” model as opposed to the “brainless” model — rooted in the observations of coaches, athletes, and neuroscientists.

Read MoreFatigue Is a Brain-Derived Emotion That Regulates the Exercise Behavior to Ensure the Protection of Whole Body Homeostasis

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