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Where Are the Best CrossFit Gyms in America?

<i>A:</i><p>It’s not necessarily the facility that counts when you’re waking up at ungodly hours of the morning to clean and jerk—it’s the quality of the instructors, and the camaraderie of the friends who join you there. In fact, each CrossFit gym is supposed to be uniquely inviting, whether it's big or …

How To Do The Perfect Burpee

<i>By Sally Tamarkin</i><p>The burpee has been around since 1939, when Royal H. Burpee invented the bodyweight movement as a quick, simple way of administering fitness tests and included it in his thesis for a doctorate in applied physiology from Columbia University. Over the last 75 years, the burpee has …

How To Fix Disgusting Mutant Weightlifting Technique

We were talking about building great technique in my last blog post, and I used the phrase “disgusting mutant CrossFit power snatch technique” to …

The Scapula and Thoracic Spine: A Classic Love Story To Improve Your Overhead Position - Juggernaut

If an athlete is to have a strong, pain free overhead position, the shoulder blade and the upper back must have a healthy relationship. Like any …

How To Fix The Overhead Squat

Why is the Overhead Squat so Difficult? Train Heroic's Coach Salyer breaks down on of the most difficult lifts out there step by step. Overhead …

How to Brace and Breathe Properly for Weightlifting

<b>Click Here for Wil's Free Stronger Than Ever Weightlifting Program</b><p>In the past, I have just given the advice to “brace the core.” <b>This cue brings about</b> …

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The Ultimate Workout Mantra

Try it this #FitnessFriday<p>Let's just state the obvious for a second: There are so, so many amazing reasons to get your sweat on. Working out helps your physical health, mental health, creativity, and confidence. Essentially: Exercising is one of the best-ever gifts you can give yourself. Period.<p>So …

Loft Living: An Energy-Efficient Oasis in Portland, Oregon

When J and J (who wish to remain anonymous) left the advertising world in New York, they headed to Portland, Oregon, with the aim of creating …

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Why I'm Running the Boston Marathon Again

I never considered myself a runner, but five years ago my best friend Brad called to tell me he had cancer. Brad was always the fit one, and I …

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Be a Better Coach in 3 Steps: Part 1 - Widen Your Technical Knowledge

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 …

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Ask Healthy Living: Does Counting Sheep Really Help You Fall Asleep?

<i>Welcome to Ask Healthy Living -- in which you submit your most burning health questions and we do our best to ask the experts and get back to you. Have a question? Get in touch here and you could appear on Healthy Living!</i><p>"Ask Healthy Living" is for informational purposes only and is not a …

12 CrossFit Workouts Anyone Can Do

<i>By Alice Oglethorpe for Men's Journal</i><p>If you've never tried CrossFit, you probably assume the barbell-and-burpee-heavy WODs (it stands for Workout Of the Day) are way out of your fitness range. As a beginner, odds are you're right. But not all CrossFit workouts require being insanely fit or for you …

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10 Reasons Why CrossFit Is Kick Ass!

Sweat, Puke, Rinse, Repeat! Simply put, our bodies are amazing, our hard work is awesome, and winning is a sensational feeling. With a triple …

Stop Waiting and Start Living

In this video, Eckhart Tolle talks about how many of us spend our lives waiting for the next moment. We believe the next moment will be better than the present moment. When we live our lives with the belief that satisfaction and contentment await us at some future moment-- we miss the present …

20 Bohemian Room Decor Ideas for the Ultimate Free Spirit

It's all about the throw pillows — lots and lots of throw pillows.<p>Calling all hippies! Whether you're obsessed with layering textiles or simply into the cost-effectiveness of buying vintage, bohemianism — the unconventional, artistic lifestyle that dates all the way back to the 1800s — can become …

Interior Design

The Secret to Getting What You Want

Take a moment to answer the following question:<p><b>What do you want?</b><p>What do you want for yourself for the next 30 days? 90 days? 12 months? 5 years?<p>Pay particular attention to how you chose to respond to the above question. It's important and it reveals to you something you may or may not have been …

Want A Neat Overview Of What’s Going On In Wearables? Point Your Eyes Right Here…

Wearables are so hot right now. Apple iWatch rumours are in rude health. Google is apparently looking (beyond Glass) at picking up and strapping onto its business another startup in the wearables space (guesses for which in the comments, please).<p>Jawbone, maker of the UP fitness tracker bangle (and …

Eating Wheat Again

Have you noticed how many people seem to be avoiding gluten these days? The increasing numbers of people reporting symptoms from consuming gluten-based foods is not a fad. Most experts claim the epidemic of gluten reactors is because the wheat of today is different from the grain grown 50 years ago.<p>…

Happy Living Rooms

See fun, cheerful spaces.<p>Round shapes, pops of color, and layers of embellishments help give these living rooms their fun, cheerful style.

Interior Design

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Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

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Can You Guess The Coziest City In America? You Might Be Surprised

See the 10 cities that are cozier than yours. Or are you lucky enough to live in one of them?<p>With today's temperatures in the Midwest and East lower than most of Antarctica's (and in some places, Mars!) it's tempting to consider relocating. But no need to look as far as the South Pole — the makers …

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

Interior Design

Recurring Dreams: Your Dreams Are Trying to Tell You Something!

<i>By Dr. Angel Morgan</i><p>Dreams can include important narratives for the dreamer about unresolved issues in the past, present and future.<p>Often, a very important message for the dreamer that has been ignored will repeat until it's understood, or worked through by the dreamer. It's kind of like the dream …