Virtual Trainer: Foundations For Getting Faster

March 15, 2007 7:11am

The Overload Principle
By Seiji Ishii

Getting faster isn't always about out working the guy next to you.  Sometimes it's about out smarting him. One area that most guys fall short in when it comes to being smart is their training program. In this week’s installment of Virtual Trainer, Seiji Ishii of Pinnacle Elite Systems in Austin, Texas explains why you don't necessarily have to train harder, just train smarter. In order to do that you have to be a student of training and understand how the body adapts and recovers from bouts of training. In this article, Coach Seiji explains the overload principle and how to apply it to ensure that your training produces increased fitness levels leading to the all important season peak. To read the complete article go to