André Coner

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The James Brand x Discommon The Swell Knife

The milled lines on this knife's handle ($380) are meant to represent swells in the ocean. Functionally, they also improve grip.<p>Filed To: Knives / Gear / Tools

5 Steps to Work Through Your Fear of Handstands

<b>It might sound crazy, but just a few years ago I was terrified to practice handstands.</b> I remember going to CrossFit one day and seeing handstand push …

Ready to Sweat Yoga: Strength, Flexibility, and Self-Care

<b>Ready to sweat yoga workouts are rigorous yoga classes that will have you moving, getting stronger, and sweating.</b> The yoga workouts will incorporate …

5 Sneaky Ways to Exercise During a Long Day at Work

<b>So, you're pressed for time or too tired before or after your workday to exercise?</b> Maybe there was a point in time when you were exercising …

Help for Your Shortie Hamstrings

<b>My hamstrings and I have had a long and troubled relationship.</b> While we’re pretty happily enamored with one another these days, it wasn’t always so …

Caffeine Decreases Muscle Soreness

<b>Caffeine is one of the most proven performance-enhancing supplements in history.</b> It increases performance, decreases fatigue, and promotes fat …

Why Some Masters Athletes Quit CrossFit

I have had several conversations with gym owners, coaches and personal trainers recently regarding why some masters quit crossFit. Now, we all know …

Exercise

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Thrusters, Beyond The Basics

The Thruster is a quintessential Crossfit movement. We are going to take a look at standards and ways to increase speed and efficiency.<p>1. Your feet …

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Sleep

Demystifying Lupus: Part 2 Autoimmune Disease

<i>This is Part 2 of a three-part article series in which I attempt to demystify the autoimmune disorder lupus. Part 1</i> <i>provided a background on our</i> …

Demystifying Lupus: Part 1 What is Lupus

<i>This is Part 1 of a three-part article series in which I attempt to demystify the autoimmune disorder lupus. So keep up with me and over the next</i> …

Demystifying Lupus: Part 3

<i>This is Part 3 of a three-part article series in which I have attempted to demystify the autoimmune disorder lupus. Part 1</i> <i>provided a background on</i> …

The Unwritten Rules Of CrossFit

CrossFit

10 Steps to Optimum Masters Training

Optimum Training of the Masters Athlete<p>All athletes should train with awareness toward sustainability, but the nature of human growth and development …

How to Improve Your Double Unders

Page: 2« Prev<p>Fold the jump rope in half and practice the wrist rotation needed for double unders one hand; repeat with the other hand.<br>• Progress to …

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 …

How to Perform Pistols

Page: 1Next »<p>Perhaps, at this point in your CrossFit career, you have mastered the air squat and you are starting to add some serious weight to your …

Training the Core: 4 Exercises That Take It To The Next Level

Everyone wants a six-pack. It may in fact be the most sought after physical trait in history. <b>What most people don’t realize, however, is that a</b> …

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How To Tape Your Hands - Invictus Fitness

<b>How To Tape Your Hands</b><br>Written by Calvin Sun<br>(This article was originally published on June 2, 2009 – a good reminder for our newer athletes.)<p>Every …

CrossFit

A Small Part of a Big Thing

"I made my 2014 fitness goal to solidly prepare for the 2015 Open. How can I do that if I don’t know where I am now? I’m going to find out."<p>Fran …

Exercise

These 11 Charts Show Everything That's Wrong With The Modern Diet

The studies are clear on this... when people abandon their traditional foods in favor of modern processed foods high in sugar, refined flour and vegetable oils, they get sick (1, 2, 3). Of course, there are many things that can contribute to these health problems, but changes in the diet are the …

Nutrition

Do You Really Need to Eat Vegetables to Be Healthy? | Mark's Daily Apple

February 12 2014<p>By Mark Sisson<p>The idea that vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet has been hammered into our collective consciousness by …

Nutrition

Eggs and Cholesterol — How Many Eggs Can You Safely Eat?

Eggs are among the most nutritious foods on the planet.<p>Just imagine... a whole egg contains all the nutrients needed to turn a single cell into an …

Holistic Medicine

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …