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By Richard meehan | Crossfit and Paleo Lifestyle

The 5 Step Ankle Mobility Fix

Better Ankle Mobility, Bigger Lifts<p>Think you have problems with ankle mobility? You're not alone. Problem is, this thought has caused a lot of …

Exercise

Mental Preparation Secrets of Top Athletes, Entertainers, and Surgeons

<b>Dan McGinn,</b> senior editor at Harvard Business Review, talks about what businesspeople can learn from how top performers and athletes prepare for their big moments. A big sales meeting, presentation, or interview can be pivotal to success in business. The same goes for pep talks that motivate …

Harvard Business Review

Five useful photo apps for travelers

Photo apps for travelers<p>Photographers take great care in choosing the right gear for a trip. Why not make sure your smartphone is well equipped for …

Cameras

Power up Your Training With the Strict Overhead Press

Taking a look at how the strict overhead press should be executed and implemented effectively in an exercise program.read more

CrossFit

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Weight Loss

Tip: A New Reason to Take Creatine

There are many good reasons to take creatine. Here's a new one that's pretty darn exciting.<p>Enhance Carb Metabolism & Nutrition Partitioning<p>Creatine …

Metcon to Get Lean

Think of metabolic conditioning (metcon) training as teaching your body to burn fat on an hourly basis, and who doesn't want that?read more

Exercise

If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months.Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it’s over before you know it. The excitement of …

Self-improvement

Strength Training Made Simple – The 5 Principles For Pencil Pushers

Unless you’re an aspiring bodybuilder, or elite-level athlete, there’s no need to complicate your strength training regimen. And although I’m …

Shoulder Position for the Overhead Squat

Coaching shoulder position in the overhead squat/snatch lift is a hotly debated topic within weightlifting circles. You may hear things like – …

CrossFit

The New Rules of Core Fitness

There’s no shame in coveting six-pack abs. But on its own, a washboard won’t help you lunge for difficult holds on your next climbing project or efficiently power up a steep hill on Nordic skis.<p>This is because core strength refers to more than just the abdominals. The core includes all the muscles …

Skiing

No, You Don't Hate Running

The things you hate have nothing to do with running, and everything to do with how you understand it.read more

CrossFit

Rest Up, CrossFitters

The inherent dangers, or lack thereof, of CrossFit-style training have been a hotly debated topic for years. Fortunately, science is starting to join …

How to train yourself for mental toughness

It’s your last line of defense against being called a quitter. It can help you compensate for a lack of strength, skill, or natural ability. Arnold …

Is There an Ideal BMI for Performance

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is an almost two hundred year old concept that roughly establishes a ratio between a person’s height and body weight. …

Five of the World's Most Beautiful CrossFit Gyms

With over 13000 affiliates, CrossFit boxes come in all shapes and sizes and you can find them all over the world. This blog post is going to look at …

The Art & Science of Timing Your Carb Intake | Poliquin Article

You’ve probably heard of the benefits of carbohydrate cycling and wondered if it’s a good choice for you. In fact, timing your carb intake is one of …

Weight Loss

4 Politically Correct Fitness Lies

Real Talk about Training, Goals, and Body Image<p>1 – PC Lie: Body love is crucial. You should praise yourself every time you look in the mirror.<p>Do this …

You Aren't as Fragile as You Think

There are no inherently dangerous exercises, just instances when demand exceeds current capacity.read more

CrossFit

3 Things CrossFit Teaches You

The intangibles to be learned from CrossFit are far greater than the physical rewards (though those are awesome, too). Tammy Luksich highlights three.

CrossFit

How to Improve Your Double Unders

Page: 1Next »<p>Every CrossFitter has a goat (or two) – could double-unders be yours? The answer is “yes” if your heart jumps into your throat whenever …

CrossFit

Understanding Your CNS & Recovery Needs

Training more for more's sake is not what leads to gains, says Coach Rick Scarpulla. Understand your individual needs for recovery; your CNS will …

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The 10 Best History Books This Fall

A good grasp of history can help us all understand the issues, conflicts, and discussions of the present moment with that much more clarity. And in a year in which history has led to unexpected events across the globe, from the deeply contentious nature of the current U.S. presidential election to …

Books

How To Answer Questions About Your Performance

“How did you do on that workout?”“How’d the competition go for you?”“Where’d you end up finishing?”<b>If you participate in CrossFit, or any other type</b> …

Employment

Negative Reps Help You Do Exercises You Thought Were Impossible

If you can’t do a push-up, the key may be forgetting for a moment about pushing yourself up. Instead, lower yourself down from a push-up position—and …

5 Reasons Why Wall Balls Are Awesome

Wall Balls are a staple of a CrossFit Workout. The movement of taking a weighted ball, performing a squat and then projecting the ball upward to a …

Explode Your Way To Better Performance

We’ve all seen it happen. Two athletes begin double-unders at exactly the same time. They both use good posture and wrist movements, and their foot …