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'Biggest Loser' winners gained weight back

Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images<p>If you've ever felt the crushing disappointment of getting back on a scale and finding your weight back where you started after several months on a successful diet, then you already know:<p><b>Losing weight is hard work, but keeping it off is harder.</b><p>To find …

The 10 Best TRX Exercises for Men

1 of 11<p>Improve Your Lifts<p>Men love to lift heavy dumbbells, barbells, and kettlebells and make use of many of the machines in the gym. But, you don't …

Hitting the Gym After Work Could Save You Serious Calories

Rachael SchultzWorkout After Work15 minutes of exercise translates to 125 fewer dinner-time calories.Spend your day answering emails, rewriting …

How joining a CrossFit gym saved me from my depression

This morning, I couldn’t get out of bed. My anxiety had me pinned down beneath the familiar comfort of my blanket. I felt paralyzed, stuck between …

Study: Fast Food Comes With a Helping of Industrial Chemicals

It's generally accepted that fast food isn't particularly healthy, but a new study out this week suggests that people who consume more fast food may also be ingesting potentially harmful chemicals. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the research provides evidence that fast food is a major source of a category …

EPA

The 6 Biggest Nutritional Myths of Bodybuilding, Solved

When it comes to fitness, there are two main archetypes: the success story and the cautionary tale. The success story is the gym rat who has found …

What Your Small Business Should Do To Look Like A Social Media Pro

As social media use continues to grow, so does the number of marketing opportunities for small businesses. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults now use social networking sites, according to Pew Research, up from just 7 percent in 2005.<p>“That’s just a remarkable adoption curve,” said Sean Miller, lead …

Social Media

What to Eat While Running

If you picked up running as a way to lose weight, the idea of eating while exercising may seem counterintuitive. <i>Aren’t I supposed to be burning calories, not consuming them?</i><p>Here’s a quick explainer: Your body can store only a limited amount of carbohydrates. “Adding consistent fuel intake from …

6 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Protein

It keeps your energy up and cravings at a minimum and builds muscles while burning fat, but it is often the one nutrient many runners lack in their …

20 Post-Workout Recovery Recipes

Being an athlete—whether you do Crossfit, take spin class, run marathons, or dance in pointe shoes—means being committed and informed. You don't …

4 Simple Gymnastics Drills for Strength and Mobility

<b>Gymnastics strength training provides countless benefits to those willing to commit to the process</b>. By focusing on bodyweight progressions, athletes …

Redos and the CrossFit Open

For a lot of CrossFitters, the Open is one of the most exciting parts of the year ‘CrossFit Year’, regardless of what level they’re at. For …

Where Sweets and Satan Collide

<b>For all of human history, every culture has crafted mythical tales of monsters, villains, and archenemies to heighten our experience as mortals and</b> …

Diabetes

5 Reasons Why Coffee & CrossFit Go Hand-In-Hand

<b>Why are CrossFitters obsessed with coffee? Here are five reasons why CrossFitters love a cup of black coffee before working out.</b><p><b>1. Improve your</b> …

The 14 Toughest Ways to Plank

Harden Your Abs. Supercharge Your Planks.<p>Planks. Can something so boring actually be worthwhile? Done properly, they have potential. They strengthen …

Why You Must Sprint

Quite the statement, but consider this: Sprints will keep you lean during a bulking phase. Sprints will shred fat when dieting down due to their …

Save Hours and Dollars: Streamline Your Meal Prep

We’re all busy. We all know nutrition is more than 50 percent of the equation, but it can also be the most challenging part. <b>If we don’t plan ahead</b> …

Nutrition

How to Run Faster

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 …

Ten Benefits of BCAAs | Poliquin Article

One of the most effective ways to be lean and strong for life is to familiarize yourself with the branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs). A few of the …

Tip: Stop Leaning Back on the Deadlift

If you finish your deadlift hyperextended, you're gonna have a bad day. Here's why.<p>The finish of the deadlift should be marked by a solid hip …

Eight Reasons Everyone Should Do Sprints | Poliquin Article

<i>“Where does the power come from to see the race to its end?“<br>“From within.”</i> <br>—Chariots of Fire<p>Do sprints to lose fat, build muscle, improve your …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tips on CrossFit Snatch Technique

Of all movements we see programmed in CrossFit, there is one in particular that is unrivaled in its demand of strength, flexibility, power, speed, …

Why CrossFit's founder wants the government to put warning labels on sugary drinks

By Roy M. Wallack<p>CrossFit changed fitness. Now, the high-intensity workout colossus wants to change our diets, by cutting back on sugar-packed sodas and energy drinks, considered by many the key agents in the steep rise of obesity and chronic diseases including diabetes.<p>"We're in a holy war with …

Understanding the Power and Strength Components are in Your Program

Most athletes who train in gyms with strength and conditioning coaches understand how important strength and power is. It is important to go beyond …

Your Diet Needs a Reality Check

<b>The topic of diet has been known to lead to arguments that could almost be described as religious</b>. While I don’t think anyone is going to commit a …

Fitness

Box Jumps: Step Down if You Like Your Achilles

Page: 1Next »<p>A growing number of CrossFit coaches are programming only “jump up-step down” box jumps in their training sessions. Why? Achilles tendon …

Can't Touch Your Toes? Find and Fix the Root of the Problem

Stand with your feet together. Keep your knees locked. Slowly bend forward and touch your toes. Can you reach them? <b>If not, that means your hamstrings</b> …

Biomechanics

Jerk Behind The Neck (Split Jerk Behind The Neck) Exercise Demo Video and Info

<b>AKA</b> Split Jerk behind the Neck, jerk bnk, BTN jerk, behind the neck jerk, neck jerk<p>The jerk behind the neck is a basic variation of the <b>split jerk</b> …

Workouts