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Fitness advice from Nick Downing

22 March 10:14 am

Fitness advice from Nick Downing

By Jason Dalrymple

Revolution Strength and Conditioning Coach Nick Downing has contributed a great piece to Boston.com's "Get Moving" blog in which he covers the benefits of not overdoing it in your workouts.

"Many people have aerobic bases that are not built up enough to do high-impact workouts without serious risk of injury. And even for the very fit – like the soccer pros I work with on the Revolution – the risks of intense aerobic/anaerobic workouts often outweigh the rewards."

"Try lower-intensity aerobic training. The beauty of this kind of aerobic work is that it’s not super intense, and it puts you at a far lower risk for injury, burn-out and over-exertion."

So if this winter ever ends (which it will, of course) - get out there and get moving! I know I will be. Read the full article here.