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5 Beginner-Friendly CrossFit Workouts

<i>By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>It's nearly impossible to talk about fitness trends without CrossFit entering the conversation. This high-intensity workout program of constantly varying functional movements has swept the nation and doesn't appear to be going anywhere. “The great thing about …

The Right Way to Interval Train

In case you haven't noticed, high intensity exercise is in. These days, the focus is on interval training—how the truly elite athletes get in peak shape. And the news couldn’t be more positive. But it’s also incredibly confusing. It seems like a new study comes out every other week claiming to have …

Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

Why Do People Cheat on Their Partners?

Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on one of the main one -- self-abandonment. Self-abandonment leads to an inner emptiness that results in a person seeking to be filled up externally.<p>For example, Celine …

Happiness

The Essential Checklist Before Opening a CrossFit Facility

To access the content, please login or register an account and purchase a membership plan.<p>A career as a coach or trainer is a never ending …

Fuzzy Programming: Why a Little Chaos Is Good for Your Training

<b>Sometimes I feel like an alien, watching humans to see what crazy thing they’re going to do next.</b> Except in this case instead of reporting to my …

Got Abs? Look at Your Plate if You Said No

Page: 1Next »<p>Colin Stuckert of the excellent A Gym Life blog shares his thoughts on how his clients train their butts off each day in the gym but …

4 Keys to Professionalism for the CrossFit Coach

One of the best parts of owning and running a CrossFit gym is the camaraderie that you see before, during, and after each WOD. Athletes and coaches …

The 5 Contradictions You Must Balance to Be a Great Coach

To access the content, please login or register an account and purchase a membership plan.<p>A career as a coach or trainer is a never ending …

How to Choose the Proper Work and Rest Periods When Interval Training

In the 23 years I spent as a strength and conditioning coach at the collegiate level, much of it was dedicated to enhancing the conditioning …

Five Supplements Even CrossFitters Should Love

<b>Am I bad person for stereotyping CrossFitters as being anti-supplementation?</b> I think I’m allowed to joke about this, having been program director at …

3 Ways to Work Mobility and Stretching Into Your Workouts

Stretching and mobility are the most skipped parts of fitness, and also the most misunderstood. <b>Mobility is the ability to move freely and easily,</b> …

Exercise

2013 CrossFit Open Workout 13.1

<b>Great News!!! You can do the CrossFit Games Open Work-out 13.1 at home</b> if you have the proper increments of plates! All you need is a barbell and …

When to Foam Roll

There are lots of theories relating to flexibility training for power and strength. A large part of this is self-myofascial release, which is …

Biomechanics

6 Tips for Better Recovery

One aspect of training that I feel never gets enough exposure is the concept of improving recovery.<p>Far too often, we’re focused on simply doing …

Let's Talk Mental Toughness

Let’s talk <b>mental toughness.</b><p><b>Mental toughness is something we talk about pretty regularly at End of Three Fitness.</b> One of the most popular articles at …

CrossFit

The Truth: Why It's Hard to Stick to Healthy Habits (And What You Can Do About It)

Have you ever set out with the goal of actually sticking to a new behavior... only to find yourself not doing it at all one week later?<p>I know I have.<p>Why is so hard to form good habits? Why is it so difficult to make consistent change? How can we have the best intentions to become better, and yet …

3 Simple Fundraising Tips for Your Next Charity Event

More and more races tie a charity to their events, and if you help raise funds to support that charity, it can make crossing that finish line much …

Carb and Protein Sports Drinks Don’t Help Performance

<b>In recent years with evidence that perhaps carbohydrate drinks aren’t all they have been cut out to be for athletes, there has been an upsurge in the</b> …

Mobilizing the Calves with Trigger Point

<i>[This was originally published here on September 4, 2007.]</i><p>If you’re not making progress at CrossFit, you’re not trying hard enough. More …

Train Like A Champion: Technique, Habits and Positivity in Weightlifting

Possibly the biggest mistake I see people making with regard to technique training is simply not investing enough time into the training itself. With …