Jim Wendler condensed training to just three parts: stretching, lifting and sprinting. How man of the three are you doing? Chances are you’re leaving out the last part, sprinting. Sprinting means sprinting at the track, the beach, stadium stairs and yes, hills.
Sprints are a great finisher to a training session and you can call it your cardio, and it is damn effective at that.
Not just the best wide receiver to play in the NFL, Jerry Rice was one of the league’s best conditioned athletes and is to this day. Take a tour of the hill with Jerry Rice, then go find your hill to conquer.
You may or may not know who Jason Ferruggia is but if you know who Jerry Rice is then you know the immortal Walter Payton, another great who trained on hill sprints. Jason discusses hill training.