Richard meehan

20 Magazines | 4,124 Articles | 82,893 Followers | 2 Likes | @rsmeehan | I am a CrossFit L1 Trainer, USAW Olympic Weightlifting Coach and Engineer. See my Blog at: http://functionalandperformancefitness.blogspot.com/

4 Politically Correct Fitness Lies | T Nation

1 – PC Lie: Body love is crucial. You should praise yourself every time you look in the mirror.<p>Do this instead: Love effort, love achievement, and …

Fitness

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Success is magnetic. As a species, we’re constantly studying how it happens, why it happens, who has achieved it for themselves, and how we can …

Success

3 Reasons You Don’t Perform Better In Competitions [511]

Do you perform better in training and practice than you do in competitions? Do you feel like you just can’t “put it all together” when it matters the …

Roughhousing Is Good for You

A bit of rough-and-tumble play never hurt anyone. In fact, it might be just the thing you need in your training.We have an odd relationship with …

The CrossFit Divide: I Love a Hater

Page: 1Next »<p><b>Reality check</b>: [My husband] will never be a CrossFitter and we won’t be naming our next dog Fran.<p>To a CrossFitter, the world is divided …

CrossFit

The 15 best books to read on your commute

Our friends at <a href="http://www.amazon.com/">Amazon</a> put together a list of the best books for your commute. Whether they're divided into small …

Amazon

11 Books That Kept Us Up at Night

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here.<p>Follow Kirkus on Twitter: www.twitter.com/KirkusReviews

Books

11 of the Biggest Thrillers Coming Out This Summer

As the weather heats up, summer reading season gets into full swing, and readers are gearing up for beach time spent between the pages of a great …

U.S. Presidency

100 Must-Read Books About Books

This installment of 100 Must-Read is sponsored by <b>The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald</b>.Broken Wheel, Iowa has never seen anyone …

Books

10 Nerd-Gasmic Life Hacks

Life hacks are defined as uncommon tips and tricks to do something better or faster. I’m a nerdy geek when it comes to figuring out how to hack my life. I used different life hacks while in prison (6 Prison Life Hacks That Will Maximize Your Productivity), use them while I travel and for everyday …

Entrepreneurship

Overcoming Your Plateaus and Getting Better at CrossFit

August 18, 2014<p>As CrossFit continues to evolve as a sport, pastime and recreational activity (beyond the domain of simply being a fitness program), …

CrossFit

Christopher McDougall Was Born to Run. Now He Explores the Ancient Way of Thinking About Strength Training.

A few years ago, author Christopher McDougall wanted to become a better runner -- even though doctors told him not to run at all because he'd get hurt. So, he decided to stay with some of the best runners in the world in the Copper Canyons of Mexico and transformed himself into an …

Strength Training

15 Essential Books That Will Help You Be More Successful

Do want you to be more successful in both your personal and professional lives?<p>Most of us would obviously answer yes to that question. But merely …

E-commerce

22 Summer 2016 Books You Won’t Want To Miss

Soak up these family dramas, advice column collections and near-future hijinks.<p>This summer, in addition to the obvious 2016 warm-weather pastime of drinking watermelon water while listening to “Lemonade,” we’re looking forward to reading new books! Because, although we are big proponents of couch …

Literature

19 books that librarians say changed their lives

Who better to take book advice from than a librarian?<p>In a recent blog post, the librarians of the New York Public Library revealed the books they're most thankful for.<p>The NYPL team rounded up the 19 books that made them laugh, cry, and everything in between. The list includes something for …

Librarianship

New Study Pits a 10-Minute Interval Workout Against 50 Minutes Of Traditional Cardio

Even the researcher is amazed at the final results<p>It’s not news that high-intensity interval workouts can help you improve your health and fitness in less time than traditional cardio.<p>But even the researcher behind a new study that compared the two techniques in a head-to-head contest says he …

Health

Old-School Muscle | T Nation

Lead Photo: Casey Viator, Circa 1972<p>I recently found a photo of Casey Viator while reviewing some files and it brought back a number of old-school …

Fitness

How to Watch the 2016 Regionals

The entirety of the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games regionals will be streamed to Games.CrossFit.com.<p>Anyone, anywhere can watch the regionals online for …

CrossFit

CrossFit for High Schoolers

"To be a high school recruit in any major sport, you have to play that sport year round."<p>This statement has been the dogma (and often the reality) for many youthful athletes during the past 20 years. The level of play has increased so much that single-sport athletes dominate the teams, with summer …

CrossFit

This Is How to Increase Grit, According to Research

Perseverance is more important than you think<p>Ever feel like you just wanna give up on something? How can you develop the inner strength necessary to achieve your long term goals?<p>Turns out that grit — the perseverance that keeps us going — is a lot more important than you might think. In fact, it’s …

Research

20 Absolute Beginners Tips for Natural Light Portraiture

When you’re first starting out shooting portraits, it can be kind of nerve wracking. But in all honesty, it’s simpler than you think. Once you’ve got …

Photography

Tip: Always Start With An Empty Bar | T Nation

The longer you take to warm-up on your initial movement, the better your working sets will feel, and starting with the empty bar to see how your body …

Workouts

A UPenn psychologist uses the 'Hard Thing Rule’ to teach her kids to take control of their success

It's always interesting to get a peek into how successful people raise their kids.<p>It's doubly so if that successful person is a top psychologist who specifically studies how to help kids thrive.<p>That psychologist is Angela Duckworth, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania whose new book, …

Success

Why You Need to Keep Lifting Weights, Even When You're Old AF

Lats and longevity. ​<p>Time for the weekly (daily, monthly, hourly—we aren't particularly regimented) swole report.<p>According to a study out of Penn State, putting time into weight lifting leads to a longer life for older adults. Science Daily reports that of the total surveyed population, folks who …

Health

11 classic novels that everyone should read

When we think about "leadership books," we tend to think about non-fiction titles like "Talent Is Overrated," "High Output Management," or the …

Novel

Your top 10 books of the year . . . so far - Blog Post

We editors can sit around all day debating which books are most worthy of attention—and we do, for our year-end lists, our monthly Top 10 newsletter …

Top 10

How to Develop the Coaching Eye

This month’s topic is a part of coaching and as such, some attention should be devoted to defining the task of coaching, what it is, and briefly what …

6 Most Common Programming Errors

<b>1. Not addressing your individual needs</b><br>Glancing over major weaknesses and failing to address them is a big mistake. You must address the root cause …

Fitness

5 Secrets of the Relentless | T Nation

Here's what you need to know...<p>Those who are relentless find comfort in discipline. For them, hard work is cleansing, good for body and mind.<br>• The …

Fitness

11 classic novels that will make you a better leader

When we think about "leadership books," we tend to think about non-fiction titles like "Talent Is Overrated," "High Output Management," or the perennial favorite, "How to Win Friends and Influence People."<p>But according to Scotty McLennan, a lecturer in political economy at Stanford Graduate School …

Books