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From: EdF16 at aol.com
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 22:31:30 UTC
Marylin, I wrote an article on fitness and flying aerobatics. I do the same training now as I did for the F-16, it helps. It's at www.edhamill.com and click on the articles link. Cheers, Ed Hamill Chapter 69 In a message dated 7/11/2002 7:26:04 AM US Mountain Standard Time, belov at iac52.com writes: > Subj:[Acro] Re: So, I was thinking.... > Date:7/11/2002 7:26:04 AM US Mountain Standard Time > From:<A HREF="mailto:belov at iac52.com">belov at iac52.com</A> > To:<A HREF="mailto:mdash at ix.netcom.com">mdash at ix.netcom.com</A>, <A HREF="mailto:acro at gf24.de">acro at gf24.de</A> > Sent from the Internet > > > > Marilyn, > > From personal experience in aerobatic competition and other sports, I > have always discovered that weight training helps obviously. And yes, I > does help with G-loading. I'm no doctor but being an athlete I have > discovered that a semi-regular weight training has a positive effect on > your body's ability to withstand the loads. From what I understand, it > strengthens and builds up your heart to provide more "pumping action" when > needed. > But also, examine the format of the sport - short, explosive durations of > weight loading, short explosive movements of the body and its elements, > lasting overall no more than 20 minutes. It ain't a marathon so you better > train accordingly then. > Short durations of the loads during training simulate short duritions of > the G-loading during flight, once again preparing the body for the "abuse". > :-) The important area that is often missed is trapezoidal and neck > mussles. Weight training builds up and strengthens those areas which are > directly linked, obviously, to your head, minimizing all kids of neck and > shoulder pains and therefore minimizing the headaches, discomfort and > spacial disorientation from what I personally have discovered. Helps > especially if you were a brain bucket on your head. > > Nutrionally-wise, from my personal studies I have discoved that a > high-carb diet before flight is more benefial. Your brain required a high > level of sugar in the blood, carbs supply that. But here, your unique body > comes in and the best way is to experiment and see what your body likes the > most. Much like weight-loosing diets, no two are the same and you have to > discover what works best for you and when. > > Alex... > IAC Chapter 52 > > >> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: <A HREF="mailto:m.dash at rcn.com">Marilyn Dash</A> >> To: <A HREF="mailto:acro at gf24.de">IAC Exploder</A> >> Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 11:38 PM >> Subject: [Acro] So, I was thinking.... >> >> >> Maybe we could change the subject!? >> >> Since I'm relatively new to this wonderful sport. >> Perhaps you veterans could regal me with your fitness regime. >> I've seen some of these guys that look like Arnold (Keith) - and some that >> look more like - nevermind... we said we were changing the subject. >> >> Does a weight lifting program help with the G loads? >> How about nutrition? Have there been studies - carbs vs. proteins, etc. ? >> >> If you don't want to talk about this - let's go back to the pitts landing >> stories or maybe we could talk about the buzzard that tried to mate with >> Jeff's Pitts! >> Anything but the past! >> >> Marilyn Dash >> >> Quote du Jour: >> >> Do or do not. There is no try. >> -- Yoda >> >> >> >> > Attachement 1: part2.html