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The Kettlebell 6 - Teach Yourself the Fundamentals

There are 6 tutorial videos in the Kettelbell Basics Tutorial Series here. They will cover all the fundamentals of movement that you need to begin, …

Grow or Decay: Determine Your Sustainable Fitness

“As to methods, there may be a million and then some. But principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. …

Burnout

6 Mind and Body Tips for Personal Success

Have you ever asked yourself, why winners keep winning and losers keep losing? Personally, I started asking myself these questions at a very young …

Motivation

The Keto Diet: Cajun Salmon with Cactus Avocado Salsa

The ketogenic diet is on a roll and there’s really no question why it has gained so much momentum both inside the athletic world and out. Dubbed the …

Nutrition

The First Rep Is an Increment of the Next 1,000

<b>From outside the gym looking in, a workout routine can seem like an insurmountable obstacle</b>. Seeing others go through strenuous routines on machines …

Exercise

Simple Health Changes: The Ideal Versus the Reality

When it comes to diet and health change, humans have a bug in their operating system. Obesity spirals more and more out of control and the vast …

Fitness

Want to Nail That Handstand? Go For a Run

If like most people you are struggling to walk on your hands, a very functional skill that will confuse the zombies in the proverbial Zombie …

Humanity

Mastering Your Energy for True Health and Fitness

Brad Davidson like efficiency, audits, accountability, measurable results, and offsetting damaging habits for real results. In this Outlier podcast, …

Fitness

Endorphins Feel Acutely Euphoric, Just Like Opioids

Our world is rife with polarity. From the fundamental building blocks of our physical world to the abstract opinions dominating our political …

Physiotherapy

Burpees Never Get Old

Burpees are high intensity, involve the total body, and are excruciatingly difficult to do. They also can be an easy way to injure oneself if they …

Health

Adduct, Extend, and Rotate for Better Pecs

My gym partner “J” (whom I often reference) has tight pectorals. <b>Changing his approach to chest training alleviated his tightness and even improved</b> …

Workouts

How Does a Pro Soccer Player Fuel Up

I’m Lauren Barnes and I’m a professional soccer play with the Seattle Reign FC. I’m also a plant-based athlete, which has been quite the adventure. …

Healthy Eating

Fix Your Rib Flaring Posture

Do your ribs protrude out 1-2 inches in front of the rest of your body? Do you experience any type of musculoskeletal pain on a regular basis? If …

Biomechanics

The Red, White, and Blue Tabata Workout

Ya gotta Tabata, right? When many of my clients hear this word, they typically cringe. Although, I love to see the looks on their faces as they …

Exercise

You Are the Solution to Your Own Situation

“I want a hot body, but I also want tacos.” –Nacho Libre<p>Rationally, we all would prefer to be healthy. We’d love to be capable, physical specimens …

Ice Cream

When Meat Eaters Should Choose Plant Based Protein

<b>That got your attention, didn’t it</b>?<p>Look, I’m not suggesting that whey isn’t a great protein, or that casein or other animal-derived proteins aren’t …

Nutrition

You Missed the Boat Getting a Beach Body

The longest day of the year has come and gone. Summer has started, sure, but you're in the second half of the year and it's all kind of downhill to …

Fitness

Childhood Fitness: Start Them Young

The childhood obesity epidemic in America is insane. The problem doesn’t just pertain to prepubescents and adolescents, preschool-aged children also …

Kids

Go Wild: Fight the Domestication of Fitness

You are a human—the most cunning, adaptable animal the world has ever seen. Unfortunately, our collective power has grown to such an extreme that you …

Exercise

The Keto Diet: Avocado Cauliflower Toasts

The ketogenic diet is on a roll and there’s really no question why it has gained so much momentum both inside the athletic world and out. Dubbed the …

Food

5 Strategies for Athletic Success

As Gandhi once famously said, “Your beliefs become your thoughts, your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, your actions …

Self-improvement

Over Specialization Versus Long Term Development

"Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to …

Middle School

The 3 Core Amigos: Brace, Rotate, Resist

I have worked with many different athletes over the years. For each one that presents with persistent back pain or injury it usually comes down to …

Workouts

A Comprehensive Guide to Gym Flooring

You know what part of the gym is the most utilized—and the most underappreciated? The floor!<p>Most gymgoers never think twice about the gym floor. They …

Home Improvement

Learn How to Fail

“I can’t believe I missed that rep,” said J. “You know, I worked so hard for the past year and a half and have been progressively getting better. …

Self-improvement

Front Squat Like You Know It Matters

The front squat is an exercise that's absolutely vital for weight lifters, not only because of the necessity to come out of the squat clean but also …

Workouts

The Only 2 Movement Skills You Need to Train

In the last 10 years, many in the fitness industry have pushed the boundaries, opening people’s eyes to methods of training outside globo gym …

Exercise

Front and Center: The Best Exercise You Are Not Doing

<b>I don’t know what it is about the barbell front squat, but it’s treated a little like the poor cousin of the barbell back squat</b>. Many people think …

Workouts

Supplements to Make You Stronger

When I was in a band I saw a lot of pills. Not the kind that is going to make you stronger, but some of the people I encountered were very happy to …

Wellness

Develop Strength Down to the Core

Consider the egg—a raw one may have a hard exterior but we all know what happens when the outer shell is compromised. Unless we reinforce the inside …

Muscle