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Handstand Walking: A Progression That Actually Works

Handstand walking may be a goat for most, but like any other difficult task - practice makes perfect.

Walking

The Fran WOD: 15 Variations to Try

The Fran WOD is one of our favorite CrossFit girls. She’s quick, she’s nasty and she’s effective.<p>Although many of the CrossFit girls are known for …

The Complete Snatch Warm Up

Many lifters fail to recognize the importance of a well-designed Olympic weightlifting warm-up routine. <b>The inability to recognize and address the</b> …

2 Numbers That Will Make You a Better Rower

Would you ever just walk up to a barbell and attempt to lift it without knowing how much weight was on it? Would you just start swinging a kettlebell …

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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. …

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Here's what you need to know...<p>Targeting stubborn body fat and "spot reduction" are two different things. It's possible to get rid of stubborn body …

Getting Comfortable in the Handstand

Working handstands, hand walking, balance work, one arm balance work, and pressing to a handstand are important as they develop your athletic …

Yoga

Tune Up Your Conditioning: A Primer on ATP

Many people see the phrase “Krebs cycle” and their eyes gloss over and they skip to the next article. <b>This article aims for limited glossy eyes.</b><p><b>Today</b> …

9 Unusual Exercises That Will Boost Your Strength

<b>Let’s face it. Strength training is a monotonous activity most of the time. Sometimes you get tired of the exercises you’ve been doing.</b> Your body …

The One-Day-a-Year Fitness Plan

“Pass the rock,” says Kyle Korver.<p>The six-foot-seven Atlanta Hawks guard is arguably the best shooter in the NBA, so this should be funny, given the circumstances. See, we’re not on a basketball court. We’re not even on land. On a sunny California afternoon in June, in a pristine harbor along the …

Pacific Ocean

Bedtime Yoga for Kids

Use yoga to find a truce for your bedtime battles<p>Shutterstock<p>If putting your child to bed is a battle, you are certainly not alone. You fight and …

Ask the Doc: Going Barefoot for Strength Training

Page: 1Next »<p>Ever wonder why martial artists, dancers, and yogis go barefoot all the time to enhance sensory awareness, yet we strap on thick socks …

Approachable Beginner Workouts to Get You Into Shape Quickly

Whether you've never been the athletic type or you've taken an extended break from physical activity, when it comes to embarking on a workout regimen …

An Idiot's Guide to Progressive Strength Workouts

In the previous installment I addressed conditioning progression and gave examples of programs. <b>When it comes to strength training, progression is</b> …

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Olympic weightlifting for children and Teens : Safety and Growth

Most weightlifting coaches and most participants (athletes, official, or club directors) have to debunk myths or beliefs about the great sport of …

On the topic of training methodologies and principles

Training methodologies have evolved since the sport was developed. We could probably say that without any doub training methodologies were first …

THE WHY AND HOW OF WEIGHTLIFTING COMPLEXES : A SIMPLISTIC GUIDE TO THE USE OF COMPLEXES (PART 2 : ”HOW”)

A bit less than a month ago, I wrote about the pros and cons to using weightlifting complexes to improve technique and strength. I outlined the …

The why and how of weightlifting complexes : A simplistic guide to the use of complexes (Part 1 : ”Why”)

Weightlifting training methods can be based on a simplistic, or complicated, or auto regulated or carefully regulated system. They can all work to …

Straight bar paths are not the norm nor needed for success in weightlifting : Review of the scientific litterature

Perhaps it is just semantics or it’s the popular obsession with bar paths that led me to write this article. Anyhow, If you are a weightlifter, then …

The Top Ten Priorities For Sustainable & Effortless Fat Loss | Poliquin Article

Exercise is most effective for reducing body fat when you pair it with a smart diet that leads to a reduction in energy intake.<p>Sounds easy, …

The Coaching Manifesto: 6 Rules for Achieving Excellence

As with any career, people become coaches and trainers for a variety of reasons. Some reasons are nobler, like surviving cancer and wanting to help …

3 Tips for Improving Your Upper Body Strength

Page: 1Next »<p>by KEN CROWDER|Co-Owner and Head Coach, CrossFit 77<p>Have you hit a wall in your upper body strength gains?<br>Are you stuck at a certain …

How to Squat with Proper Form: The Definitive Guide

The Squat is a full body compound exercise. You Squat by bending your hips and knees while the bar rests on your upper-back. Squat down until your …

Workouts

The Importance of Overhead Work

Pudgy Stockton, beastin’ circa 1942<p>Article written by Jace Derwin<p>Pressing and jerking are foundational movements in the strength game, and have …

How I Learned to Read 300 Percent Faster in 20 Minutes

How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in one-third or one-fifth the time?<p>Increasing reading speed is a process of controlling fine motor movement -- period.<p>This post is a condensed overview of principles I taught to undergraduates at Princeton University in …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

News and Politics<p>Faked photos, Nazi memes, and a very unwise assertion about the merits of CPR.<p>By Jay Willis2 days agoView More<p>Home<p>Our house is a …