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Spring Sports Guide: Cross Training Performance

Will Huntington, a CrossFit Level 1 instructor, and certified strength and conditioning coach (C.S.C.S.) runs us through a demo workout for improving …

Workout Pyramids: The Fastest Way to Lose Fat

When it comes to fat loss, slow and steady does not win the race. Utilizing pyramids, an advanced training technique, can provide an intense …

Spring Sports Guide: The Surfer's Performance Workout

Professional surfers are among the fittest athletes in the world, built with great cardiovascular conditioning, core strength, and upper and lower …

How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

Body Fat

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 …

Exercise

Front Squat Mobility

Page: 1Next »<p><b>Did you know?</b><p>One way to develop front rack flexibility is to practice it; have a friend help drive your elbows up for assistance.<p>You …

Workouts

How to Prevent CrossFit Injuries: A Guide for Coaches and Athletes

<b>If you’ve ever experienced an injury, you know it can be emotionally devastating</b>. You think the world is ending and you feel claustrophobic in a body …

Whiteboards

Shoulder-to-Overhead: It Only Goes Up From Here

Page: 1Next »<p>In the shoulder-to-overhead series, the first lift that probably comes to mind is the shoulder press. On some days — and depending on …

Workouts

50 Ways to Kick Ass at Working Out

<b>Are your workouts feeling less than awesome lately?</b><p>Don’t worry—we <i>all</i> need a little extra motivation at times to push us to work out harder and more …

5 Reasons Why You Won’t Lose Weight

When I listen to the different comments and e-mails that I receive, there are sometimes things that I want to say, but wont. Why? Because people come …

6 Truths About Exercising That No One Wants To Hear

With that in mind, here are six exercise tips, weightlifting basics, and training essentials nobody wants to believe but everyone should follow.<p>Take these ideas to heart and you'll reap major benefits. While most people waste time debating the endless stream of supplements, "new" workout programs, …

The 4 Biggest Fat Loss Myths Around Today

Chances are, if you’ve tried to lose weight before, you’ve heard these myths. Maybe it was from your family physician using an outdated nutrition …

5 Mobility Exercises Athletes Should Be Doing Click on the following link to read: http://bit.ly/14d6hO5 #UFC #Gym #Mobility #Training #CrossFit #WOD

Do you know how to recover properly following a bout of intense exercise? What is optimal for your tissues? Today, professional Theresa Larson addresses this specifically. "In times of acute inflammation following an injury or even a workout, simple compression and elevation is MOST useful." Read on and start recovering better! http://www.tabatatimes.com/?p=18297

Why Everything You Know About Lactic Acid Might Be Wrong

<b>Admit it. For years you have blamed high-effort, short-term muscle fatigue on lactic acid accumulation.</b> It’s all over exercise physiology texts and …

The Overhead Squat Article

Monday found me in the weight room. I thought I would just “toss” in a few overheads, just to see what he was talking about. I knew I had to do a few …

The Proof Is in the Pull-Up: 10 Tools for Getting Better at Pull-Ups

Once upon a time, I could not do one pull up. Heck, I couldn’t do a push-up, either. I used to ask my mom to write me notes to get me out of gym in …

Workouts

Health | Yahoo Lifestyle

Wellness<p>Redbook<p>Don't feel helpless. Take action.<p>Lifestyle<p>Yahoo Style UK team<p>A viral tweet has provided a much-needed explanation of what you need to …

Wellness

Quick Healthy Breakfasts

The healthiest breakfasts are ones you make yourself with an eye toward fiber, lean protein and healthy fats. This combination keeps you running all …

Girl, Get Your Lift On: Why Ladies Should Lift Weights

Posted by Neghar Fonooni on Mar 11, 2013<p>You won’t get big and bulky and you won’t turn into a she-hulk. But you <i>will</i> gain confidence, self-esteem and …

Pick Up Something New: 10 Loaded Carries to Strengthen Your Training (and Yourself)

If the only time you take something off the floor and go for a walk with it is when you’re chasing an off-balance snatch off the platform, you are …

Workouts

CrossFit: Why You Should Try It

CrossFit is the hottest workout trend right now, and it’s really all that it’s hyped up to be. Here are 5 reasons why you should try it.<p><b>1. It’s so</b> …

Battle ropes for beginners

Gabe Rangel, strength and conditioning coach at Athletic Gaines in Los Angeles, shares some expert insight on getting started with battle ropes.<p>What …

Fat Loss, Muscle-Building And Sleep – Does It Really Matter? – Fitness Volt

Much is always made about the importance of sleep. Not only for general health and wellbeing but also for the prevention of disease and even obesity. …

Want to Be Good at Oly? by Chad Vaughn

<i>Two-time Olympian Chad Vaughn details four areas of focus if you really want to add weight to your snatch and clean and jerk.</i><p>Most athletes dive into …

Kettlebell Training Manifesto: A Beginner's Guide to Kettlebell Training

<b>The kettlebell.</b><p>I still remember the day we met.<p>It was completely by accident. I just happened to find myself in a random corner of the gym where, out …