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Top Five Posts June-August uncategorized

Since you guys enjoyed the Top Five Posts from my six month anniversary I figured why wait another six months.  Here are the Top Five posts from the past three months:


Top Five Posts on Melissa's Ultimate Fitness

June through August according to pageviews

5.  Inspiration is for... more!
Mini-vacation on the Chuck Keiper Trail uncategorized

Just a warning:  this Post has absolutely nothing to do with ultimate.

I just got home last night from a long weekend in the woods on the Chuck Keiper trail.  I know many ultimate players share my love of backpacking so I thought I'd just post a few pics.  I was on the trail 4... more!
Future Topics: April uncategorized

I hope for this blog to be a good mix of theory and practice. In addition to talking a little bit about what I’m doing, I’ll be posting about strength and conditioning theory. What I choose to talk about will be influenced by what’s currently in my training schedule.

Prior... more!
Calf Catastrophe uncategorized

During Tim's visit a few weeks ago I had another episode with my calves. We played indoor pickup on Saturday morning.  I felt great until Sunday morning when I woke up and my calves were so sore I couldn't walk normally.

Was it because of the strange surface of the church gym's floor? ... more!
Visit from Tim Morrill: strengths, weaknesses, athletes, and ice cream uncategorized

I first emailed Tim in early December to ask about the performance testing he did at Nationals.  I knew we were going to be good friends when Tim said of ultimate players, "It's just a matter of making the athletes realize that they are athletes and they must train like athletes."

Until... more!
Weather, Equipment, and Time Restrictions uncategorized

It's time for Skyd Magazine's, Building the Ultimate Athlete: Expert Panel.  This month our topic is Weather, Equipment, and Time Restriction.

Snowed it?  Want to do some of the workouts I've talked about but don't have the same equipment?  Has your work schedule wreaked havoc on... more!