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4 Steps to Add Kettlebell Workouts for Jiu-Jitsu into Your Schedule

I recently started competing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournaments again. At my advanced age of 41, it has been no easy task! When I was fighting …

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

A Look At the Top 5 Muscle Building Supplements

When it comes to bodybuilding and building muscle, you don’t need us to tell you exactly how difficult and time consuming the entire process can …

Gym Psychology: The 6 Types Of Motivation

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Jamie Eason Middleton <b><br>Occupation:</b> Fitness model, writer, and online trainer<p>One of my favorite topics to speak and write about is …

It's Not About Your Hips....by Coach Dan Bell

<b>It’s Not About Your Hips</b><br>by Coach Dan Bell, Rubber City Weightlifting<p>“Hips to the bar!” That too-common coaching cue may be messing up your pull …

4 Ways to Develop Willpower for Weightlifting

<b>The development of a certain amount of willpower is an integral part of sport training, especially in weightlifting</b>. Psychologists characterize …

Will Power

Military-Style Training: Is Running With a Weight Vest Effective?

<b>One way to change up your cardio training is by taking a note from the military and adding weight to your locomotion.</b> Using weighted vests or …

9 Sets of Strength Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Mistakes are an inevitable fact of life and strength training. But what if you could just learn from those who have been there, done that, and clawed …

Strength Training

The Steel in Barack Obama’s Spine

In Ukraine, the president may face his toughest foreign policy test yet. Is he up to the task?<p>As Vladimir Putin’s troops seize control of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, President Obama is facing what some have called the biggest foreign policy challenge of his presidency. True or not, it’s clear his …

“OMG” Oatmeal Recipe

<i>Serve up this satisfying breakfast from triathlete-chef Corey Roberts before your next long ride.</i><p>Ingredients<p>8 ounces mixed grains (rolled oats, …

6-Minute 6-Pack: 3-Way Lunge Overhead

The 3-Way Lunge Overhead is one of 36 core-strengthening exercises featured in Lesley Paterson’s 6-Minute 6-Pack video series. We’ll be featuring a …

Plan a Romantic Getaway to Iron Springs Resort

By: Megan Toal<p>"This is one of the biggest moves in the Arboretum since it was created."<p>By: Megan Toal<p>Sleepy Camano Island, just north of Everett and …

Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

Here's what you need to know...<p>A kingpin is what loggers call the one log that slows all other logs from advancing down the river. You have kingpins …

97 Ways to Run a Personal Record

Here's what 97 Facebook friends did to reach their goals.<p>Personal records: They don't come around all that often, but when they do, it's the perfect opportunity to celebrate, share your story, and evaluate what went right.<p>I've written about the many lessons learned from personal worst performances …

Marathons

The 31 Most Important Political GIFs Of 2013

The GIF that keeps on giving.

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

Exercise

How to Train Through the Winter Weather

What do you do when your long run is scheduled for the morning after a snowstorm?<p><i>I'm training for a marathon. My long runs have been sabotaged twice by winter storms, and it's not even technically winter yet! Are there other options when extreme weather hits? I want to stay on track, but I haven't</i> …

Marathons

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