Linda Leeuwin

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This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

You can absolutely get a kick-ass, leave-you-breathless-on-the-floor, muscles-on-fire workout at home, and you don't need a ton of time either. This CrossFit-inspired workout can be done in about 15 minutes, and all you need is a pair of dumbbells and your own determination to push yourself hard …

What you Need to know to Make Weightlifting Easier

April 22, 2016<p>“If you can’t reach the end position comfortably, than moving there dynamically will be ugly!”<p>When I started coaching weightlifting I …

Workouts

Neanderthalers hielpen moderne mens aan nare SOA

Door seks te hebben met Neanderthalers liepen moderne mensen mogelijk een seksueel overdraagbare infectie op die onder meer kanker kan veroorzaken. …

The Mom Who Lost 80 Pounds After One Insult

Sparked by a negative comment at a local pool, Peggy Pullen went from sacrificing everything for others to loving herself enough to change for the …

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Blueprint To Cut: Training

Main | Vision | Training Overview | Nutrition overview <br>Supplementation Overview | Get Started<p>Arnold Schwarzenegger was big and strong from a young …

5 Things Your CrossFit Coach Won't Tell You

Who remembers the good ol’ days of CrossFit®? Back when you used to have to travel down some dark back alley to find the closest affiliate. The days …

Is It Better to Lift Heavier Weights or Do More Reps?

Anyone who hits the weight room regularly will inevitably face the question: Should you add more weight and do less repetitions or use a lighter …

Physiotherapy

The 28-day CrossFit Program for Beginners

So you bench press, hit the squat rack, and watch your calories and do your cardio. You do sets and reps and follow your weekly split, but maybe …

Workouts

Overhead Stability in the Snatch

When an athlete has difficulty supporting the bar overhead in the snatch, it's natural to immediately assume there is insufficient strength and to …

8 Best Ab Exercises That Aren’t Crunches

We always see that when it comes to ab training most guys and girls keep doing crunches over and over again with the only variety being when they use …

Workouts

Watch Out For Sore Muscles: Here Are 5 Signs It Could Actually Be an Injury

<i>For those of you who have been working out a lot lately, good for you. You feel good and healthy, but for some reason your muscles won't stop being sore. Well, our friends at Shape tell us why always being sore isn't always the best sign.</i><p>Those of us who have ever experienced that two-days-later, …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Why You Should Exercise Every Day: 14 Reasons That Will Get Your Butt To The Gym

The number on the scale isn’t the only reason to exercise. If your only goal is to lose weight, you might not stick with your workout regimen. I'm a …

Exercise

The 11 Moves That Help Athletes Get Better with Age

Among the most important things an athlete can do to preserve fitness for years to come is avoid injuries. Sprains, tears, and broken bones can resurface as nagging aches or weaknesses as you get older, preventing you from pushing yourself with the kind of high-intensity interval training that’s so …

10 Things New WOMEN Weightlifters Should Know

<b>1. Lift with other girls.</b> Lifting with men is motivating; however, they just don’t understand certain things. Such as why we act crazy in the gym. …

Skinny Jeans

24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

Framing

CrossFit: Can Science Explain Its Success

CrossFit—both as a sport and a fitness methodology—is relentless in its growth. There’s no sign of it slowing down, but of course, most of you …

CrossFitters: 5 Steps to Immediately Improve Your Weightlifting

<b>You know the drill all too well.</b> You go in and warm up with an empty bar. You hit your warm up, you load your plates on your bar on your platform. …

Why Is My Body Not Changing?

Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes

5 Things You Should Do Every Day to Stay Healthy<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The deep squat is an essential movement pattern that you'll lose if …

How Sore Is Too Sore to Work Out?

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>That soreness you experience after a tough workout often feels like a badge of honor, right? You upped the intensity on leg day or you tacked on a few more miles to your long run and you're feeling strong. Until one day, you push it too far and that …

Inside the Cult of CrossFit

The punishing workout’s fans are obsessive—and extremely vocal. What gives with this latest workout craze that some call dangerous and others call …

The MetCon Workout That Only Requires a Bench and Your Body Weight

Use this fast and furious routine to torch fat<p>A bench is for more than just pressing!<p>Use one for this insanely effective metabolic conditioning routine, which supersets two explosive exercises on the bench for maximum results in minimal time.<p><b>Related:</b> Check Out the Get Back in Shape DVD—30-Minute …

Burpees Suck. Here’s How to Make Them Suck Even More

Thought burpees couldn’t get much harder? Wait until you try these variations<p>No one <i>likes</i> burpees. But we continue to add them to our routines because they work. They hit every last muscle in your body, they melt fat everywhere, and they force you to dig deep.<p>But they’re about to suck even more. …

Harvest Pear Salad

Oh we love a good salad. Lindsay and I are always trying to come up with fun combinations for a healthy, hearty salad. You need a bit of savoury, …

Food

10 Metabolism Boosters, Ranked According to Effectiveness

From meh to calorie-burning magic.<p>When you're struggling to drop pounds, you might consider trying just about anything to torch extra calories. And while there are a few clutch ways to speed up your fat and calorie burn, some are definitely better than others. To find out which metabolism-boosting …

Burrata and Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Salad

I like pretty things. Guilty as charged.<p>I’d have to guess that most of us in the world do. Am I right or am I right? Who wouldn’t rather gaze at a …

Abs Not Showing? | Top 6 Tips On How To Lose Belly Fat

A great set of abs really reflects serious dedication and hard work – not to mention how great they look. If you haven’t seen them pop out yet, it …

Fitness

How Beginner Runners Can Boost Endurance | Women's Running

Train the Heart Without Damaging the Legs<p>Running is a contact sport—there’s no doubt about it. It’s your legs versus the ground and those impact …