Got tight hips? These four poses will assist your asana by stretching the piriformis, hamstrings, and glutes. This simple sequence is meant to warm, stretch, strengthen, and stretch again.
How do you know when to start your kids in physical activities? And what activity do you choose? And how do you find a good coach? Expert kids coach Jen Flannery shares her advice for parents.
Pyschologists examine the post-victory gestures of Olympic athletes and discover a new emotion - triumph. How does it differ from pride and how do you recognize it? Science shows us.
Do you know the difference between a snatch extension and a snatch high pull? This week Bob Takano describes both movements, with video demonstration.
Don’t let the title fool you; this is not your everyday cookbook. "Everyday Paleo" is a practical guide to a healthy, fit lifestyle as well as Paleo eating for the whole family.
Let’s look quickly at what overtraining is and the various stages of it, as well as how to possibly use it to our advantage before we wind up in hospital.
Communicating with doctors can be frustrating and overwhelming. Here are outlined questions you should ask your physician when you have a shoulder injury, to get the best quality treatment.
Does body type have an effect on your physical capabilities? New research looks at gender and body type in children and may be able to help teachers design better P.E. programs.
The heavy training is beginning to catch up with me. Missed my weights on squat day and decided to back it down on Saturday for deadlifts as well.
A strong low back is essential for powerful and injury-free movements in sports and other activities. But how do you keep your low back strong? Here are some dynamic stretches and lifts to help you.
How do you explain that you are madly in love with a long cylindrical object designed to bring you pain? And yet, I am in love with that damned barbell.
As my daughters grow up I worry about their self image and what society will push upon them. I am grateful for CrossFit and the Games for showing my daughters strength is beauty.
New science looks into the causes behind sports hernias. It may actually be related to a hip condition known as Femoral Acetabular Impingement.
The CrossFit Games competition season has come to an end. Winners Annie Thorisdottir and Rich Froning retained their crowns (and earned more prize money) in a repeat of last year.
Reiki (pronounced ray-kee) is an amazing hands-on, spiritual form of relaxation and stress reduction that promotes healing, health and peace. But what can it do for you as an athlete?
There are way too many health problems associated with an over-abundance of body fat. I can’t think of any when you have more skeletal muscle. Here are 9 reasons muscle is good for you.
Every sport has bread and butter sessions - sessions where you learn where exactly you stand in terms of your performance goals. Here are mine, as I continue to train for Ironman.
Greg Everett thinks the future of American weightlifting is in the hands of the upcoming generation of coaches and athletes. So what do they need to know? Greg lays it all out.
Sudden deaths are an all too familiar story in youth sports. Now, new research has led to new suggestions for heart health screenings for young athletes.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's hot topics: CrossFit and swimming, Tony Blauer, sports photography, and more!
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