Don’t Make This Mistake While Trying to Improve Your Engine

September 21, 2022 by
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As the CrossFit godfather of endurance training, the founder of Aerobic Capacity, and a coach to over 50 podium-finishing individuals and teams since 2013, Chris Hinshaw knows his stuff when it comes to improving your engine. 

On Friday’s Coffee Break Conversation, a weekly half-hour live deep-dive exclusive to Rx members, we chat with Hinshaw about how to incorporate more endurance training into a class setting, the value of structuring your season, how strength and aerobic training actually marry well together and much more. For the full interview, tune in here.

One of our biggest takeaways from the conversation? Turns out you’re (likely) going about addressing your aerobic endurance weakness all wrong; particularly at this point in the year.

“My recommendation is to really slow down your intensity to find intensities that are sustainable. The purpose of the training that I'm recommending has nothing to do with intensity. It has to do with time. What we're trying to do is spend more and more time building capacity, building stamina,” Hinshaw said. 

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