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This method, while it does not maximize the development of any of the above qualities—only a highly specialized method, not a general physical preparation one, could do that—it develops them to levels high enough to successfully compete in amateur sports, excel at physically demanding...
I am (ab)using the above protocols for a good half year now.
As we have summer season it's interesting to be 'under the weather':
Wednesday, hottest day so far 38C/100F. Training around 4pm after work in my room at 24C/75F.
a day later:
A bit cooler 32C outside, same temp inside as yesterday though.
Basically the same session two days in a row. On another forum I noted:
Heraclitus said: "you can't step into the same river twice", Motzicus says: "you can't train the same session twice"
I have some good suspicion about those warmth sessions - by the way I loose 1,6kg/ 3,52lb of (im)pure water.
I started doing the single bell template just 3/4 weeks ago, but I love it. A 3r C&J takes around 12/13 sec and I do them rather relaxed. The rest to to on 30sec is pretty short and it has almost a feel of continuos effort. I find the single bell version a great way of practicing fractional breathing. Single bell to me over the years feels like vegetable.