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Multi-Joint Training versus Isolated Training for Core Development

Feature<p>As a member, voting in the 2018 election allows you to shape the future of the NSCA. View candidate profiles and vote now.<p>The SCJ is the …

Roadmap for Training

Happy holidays!<p>As the new year approaches, this seems like the perfect time to write about the training cycle and how to plan for the year ahead. …

Fitness Professionals: Competency vs. Fit

I have written several times in the past about how whenever the time comes to expand our staff at Cressey Sports Performance, we only hire from our …

Employment

The New Rules of Core Fitness

There’s no shame in coveting six-pack abs. But on its own, a washboard won’t help you lunge for difficult holds on your next climbing project or efficiently power up a steep hill on Nordic skis.<p>This is because core strength refers to more than just the abdominals. The core includes all the muscles …

I tried a workout that Victoria's Secret models love — and it kicked my butt

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Victoria's Secret models do all kinds of crazy workouts to stay in shape.</b> <b><br>• Models like Adriana Lima swear by classes at Aerospace, a NYC-based fitness studio.</b><b><br>• I tried the Aero3 class and it was insanely hard.</b><p>Victoria's Secret models do all kinds of crazy workouts to get (and …

Bands

Lessons on Aging Well, From a 105-Year-Old Cyclist

At the age of 105, the French amateur cyclist and world-record holder Robert Marchand is more aerobically fit than most 50-year-olds — and appears to be getting even fitter as he ages, according to a revelatory new study of his physiology.<p>The study, which appeared in December in The Journal of …

Cycling

Think you’re fit? Scientists just figured out how to become even fitter.

We all try to do what we can to stay as fit as possible—hit the gym four or five times a week, pick up a yoga class or two, visit a CrossFit box …

Body Fat

Tim Ferriss: If You're Not Happy With What You Have, You Might Never Be Happy

Self-improvement master Tim Ferriss has a surprising message for those who keep searching for something better: You have to know when to stop.<p>This story appears in the January 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Tim Ferriss has plenty of sound advice for someone undertaking the grueling physical …

Fight Club

4 Squat Variations You Should Try ASAP

A few weeks back, someone on Instagram asked me the following question:<p>“Why would you want to load your quads on a squat?”<p>Now I did my best to …

Recency Bias and Long-Term Training Success

Last week, I was reading through a quarterly magazine published by a financial advisory firm with whom my wife and I work, and it introduced the …

How to Be a High Performance Entrepreneur

Is Crossfit for High School Athletes a Good Idea? - IYCA - The International Youth Conditioning Association

Three Areas Where CrossFit for High School Athletes Comes Up Short<p><i>By Wil Fleming, CSCS</i><p>Recently, a good friend of mine ran a social experiment. At …

Exercise

Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 6/14/16

Here's some recommended strength and conditioning reading/viewing to get your Tuesday started off on the right foot:<b>How Neural Tension Influences</b> …

MLB Draft

Yoga for Athletes: Why Activation and Inhibition Matter More than Stretching

Written on January 27, 2015 at 7:15 am, by Eric Cressey<p><b>Today's guest post comes from yoga expert, Dana Santas, who is "changing the game" when it</b> …

Can You Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time?

Eat fewer calories than you burn each day and you’ll lose weight. There’s one major issue with this time-tested approach: you’ll probably strip away …

Nutrition

Entrepreneurs Don't Fear Failure -- They Fear Regret

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before you judge yourself -- or someone else -- on what didn't get done today, reflect on the bigger picture. Take a moment, maybe even close your eyes, to reflect on what you're working on and why it's important to you to get it done. …

Entrepreneurship

Understanding the Strategy of Periodization

Throughout my career it has seemed obvious to me that principles of periodization must be applied if we want to create result-producing, long-term …

Exercise

4 Things We Did Before Worrying About Brand Development

Coach's Corner: Paralysis by Analysis

Page: 1Next »<p>Is it just me, or are some folks in CrossFit becoming obsessed with analyzing every breath, muscle twitch, and thread of any information …

Defeat Poor CrossFit Movement With These Work-Rest Strategies

Every minute on the minute (EMOM) and you go, I go (YGIG) training sessions reinforce the quality of movements. In this article, <b>I discuss workouts</b> …

Building Aerobic Capacity with Mobility Circuits (Another Nail in the Coffin of Distance Running for Pitchers)

If you've read EricCressey.com for any length of time, you're surely aware that I'm not a fan of distance running for pitchers. I've published …

Weightlifting Technique with Evidence: Lifting the Feet in the Snatch Clean

Look at the pictures you see to the right (click to enlarge). Go ahead, look at them for a minute.<p>Pretty cool, huh? Yeah, they’re awesome. You know …

Weightlifting

Why You Need Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids — or simply omega-3s — are an important topic in the nutrition industry. While that may sound like a new sorority to some, those …

Going Heavy: 4 Tips To Win Your Heavy CrossFit Event

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Here's what you need to know...<p>Box jumps potentiate the nervous system for gains in strength and size, assuming you do them correctly.<br>• If you're not …

CrossFit Is a Practice

Page: 1Next »<p>Even as much as we love it, many of us do CrossFit without being consciously aware of our approach to it. We show up and do what we are …

Training Around an Injury: Warm-Ups, Effective Dose, and Balance

I am not a doctor and what I write below is simply what I have personally done in my training to continue competing with minimal pain. I still have …

Exercise

Fix Your Jerk: The Tall Jerk