Adam Abrams

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Crossfit Mobility Drills That Every Athlete Should be Doing!

Crossfit mobility drills are essential to keep your movement patterns effective and your body healthy.<p>1. Deep lunge with rotation<br>2. Standing Hip …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

How to Easily Improve Your Ankle Mobility For Better Squats

It takes less than five minutes a day—no equipment needed<p>Improving your squat’s range of motion—the depth you’re able to achieve without sacrificing form—can result in all kinds of benefits, spanning from athletic performance to muscle growth.<p>Tight hips are the biggest culprit when it comes to …

Skip the Flight Sales—Use These 3 Sites to Always Find Last-Minute Travel Deals

For me, whatever pangs of travel spontaneity I feel are usually squandered by one look at my bank account (and the sky-high fares that often come …

Individual O-course Results

Athletes will race against each other head-to-head in a 3-round bracketed tournament.<p>Athletes will race against each other in heats of 5. The first …

Fix Your Breathing, Build More Muscle

3 Ways to Recover Faster to Train Harder<p>Optimized Breathing for More Gains?<p>You've done it since birth. If you didn't instinctively know how, you'd be …

Two Drills to Polish Your Pulls on the Rower

<b>When it comes to rowing, movement efficiency is the name of the game.</b> An error in technique might cost you only a tiny percentage of your available …

Tip: How to Unlock Your Tight Hip Flexors

Sit a lot? Here's how to loosen those tight hip flexors and feel better almost instantly.<p>If you sit all day you most likely have tight hip flexors. …

Hips

Why You Need Carbs After A Workout

Carbohydrates have gotten a pretty bad reputation in the last few years. People have made the drastic switch from a low-fat diet to a low-carb diet, …

11 of the Most Delicious Things You Can Do to Carrots

Everybody has a bag of carrots in their fridge. They’re super affordable—usually no more than a dollar or two, depending on whether you buy …

Food

You Can’t Claim To Be Fit Unless You Can Pass These 7 Tests

Are you truly in shape?<p>“Just how fit should I be?”<p>It’s a question I receive all the time. I run Gym Jones. It’s known as one of the world’s most hardcore gyms, and it produces some of fittest people on the planet. My clients include pro-athletes, Special Forces soldiers, and everyday guys.<p>I believe …

Four Focused Swim Workouts

When you find yourself heading to the aquatics center on a regular basis without a plan, it's time to refocus and establish your purpose for swim …

The Perfect San Francisco Long Weekend Itinerary

Categories: Best OfTravelingBody: Are you heading to <b>San Francisco</b> soon? Well, you’re going to love it. San Francisco is one of those cities that’s …

4 Warm Up Mistakes You're Probably Making

The warm up is the salad of exercise. It’s not very exciting, but you know it’s good for you and you should probably have it before you get to the …

The Perfect Warmup Is Just 5 Moves

Get it over with and get on with your workout<p>These days everyone is pressed for time, and the first thing getting the ax from any given workout isn’t the extra bicep curls. It’s the warmup.<p>This is unfortunate, because the warmup serves many purposes and can nudge things in your favor to have a …

How to Adjust Sets and Reps to Fit Your Training Goal

<b>The way we describe a workout is by breaking it down into exercises, sets, and repetitions.</b> All of your workout can be explained in only a few lines …

20 Tips That Will Make You Better at Olympic Weightlifting

<b>The road to success in Olympic weightlifting is often a complex one to navigate.</b> There are many routes to take, some more direct than others. An …

What is heart rate variability testing and how can you use it to get healthier?

In the age of of Apple watches and Fitbits, we're more aware of our health stats than ever. We know how many steps we take each day, hour many hours of quality sleep we get, and exactly how many calories we eat and burn. It's useful stuff to know because, to quote author Tim Ferris, "what gets …

Bad News: These "Healthy" Foods May Not Be Good For Your Heart

Eating healthy is never one size fits all. Our bodies are so different, all with various needs and quirks to attend to. So while a seemingly healthy …

Is chlorinated chicken about to hit our shelves after new US trade deal?

Consumers could be exposed to American farming practices banned by the EU<p>Those of us who want to eat safe, healthy food awoke to a nightmare on Tuesday, a chilling interview on Radio 4’s <i>Today</i> programme. Bob Young, chief economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation, made it crystal clear that …

Agriculture

8 gym exercises you should try in 2017

Each new year brings a slew of gimmicky fitness exercises that require strange pieces of kit and putting yourself in awkward, sometime embarrassing positions.<p>But of all the fashionable moves with odd names that don’t contribute much to your actual fitness level – from sumo squats to wrist curls and …

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

<i>“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.</i><p>Getting smarter takes time and …

The 11 best supplements for building muscle mass

Without a doubt, you can add muscle simply by eating right and lifting weights. But to truly maximize your growth potential, supplements are a …

Nutrition

Buzzworthy | 10 Emerging Artists to Know

If there’s one thing that gets most of us through the day, it’s music. Whether we’re scrolling through SoundCloud looking for mood tunes to help …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract and Never Buy Imitation Stuff Again

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do at Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, “I couldn’t make it to the gym,” as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

6 Elements That Belong in Every Athlete's Training Program

<b>I work as a college strength coach for over 500 student-athletes from 21 different sports</b>. Below I have listed my top six training elements for these …

The 20 Best Rap Albums of 2016

From the bleak and pitiless nihilism of 21 Savage, Skepta, and Danny Brown to the exuberance of Kamaiyah and Chance; from the gnomic, inward musings of Ka and Kendrick to the rough, open-book humanity of Joey Purp: In 2016, rap albums splintered into a million different and thrilling forms, …

This Vanilla Clementine Smoothie Offers Over 27 Grams of Protein

It's clementine time, and although snacking on a couple juicy clementines is the absolute best way to enjoy them, this creamy smoothie is a close second.<p>Light, sweet, and dairy-free, it tastes like joy in a jar. Plus, if you're watching your weight, you'll be excited to know it follows the perfect …

Build Athleticism and a Superhero Body With Rest Pause Training

<b>When we first take an interest in fitness, the most popular reason is to make changes to our physique.</b> We crave strength. We crave athleticism. We …