If you're new to yoga or you're deciding to get serious, you need to give props to yoga. Or rather, you need to BRING props to yoga. Here are my suggestions for the best yoga gear.
There are many benefits to performing the Olympic lifts with kettlebells. For those lacking flexibility or wanting the most metabolic bang for their buck, the kettlebell is the way to go.
Science compares partial range of motion to full range of motion when it comes to leg exercises. And guess which came out on top in regards to size and strength of muscle?
Vitamin B3, also known as niacin, is the third of eight B vitamins. Niacin can help you lower your blood cholesterol as well as help with the metabolism of insulin.
My inner crash test dummy is calling again, so I've decided to enter a marathon. Actually, make that TWO back-to-back Spartan Races. Here's how I'm planning to get ready and avoid injury.
It's easy to feel like when others get ahead in training or competition that it means you're behind. But what if there's plenty for everybody? What if the success of others is proof you can do it too?
Shoulder taps are a great drill to help you toward an effective and efficient handstand walk. You can do them on a box or on the wall. We'll cover the progression in this video.
Are your workouts actually effective? Are you getting the most for your effort and your time? Here's how to analyze your training and make sure what you've got is really counting.
CoQ10 has been talked about a lot recently, but researchers recently conducted a study in which it increased the power output of elite athletes by 2.5%.
The Ella Cross develops jerk mechanics. Do this drill with a partner to get feedback on your foot placement.
People new to martial arts might not realize how a healthy school should operate and might accidentally wind up at a toxic club with negative, even dangerous behavior. Here's how to assess your club.
Last week an article about the kettlebell swing created a lot of buzz. It got me thinking about how CrossFit and other sports have evolved through the years and how discussion fuels those changes.
Does a bigger squat or deadlift always mean a bigger quick lift? Is there an ideal ratio between these lifts and your Olympic lifts? Yes, there is, and here's what a bad ratio means you need to do.
Coming back to training after injury or illness is never pleasant, but if you keep a detailed training journal it can give you clues to your derailment and a guide on how to get back in the groove.
While it's great to have passion about your fitness, it's not healthy for the long-term to act like you're headed for the Olympics. It's time to look at the big picture.
While many debate the healthiness of dairy consumption, science has discovered something new. Eating dairy regularly resulted in lower insulin and reduction of insulin resistance.
This week I'll share some of the things I'm doing to check my squat for weaknesses and get my leg and glute firing the way they should be.
While it's true that you should avoid or modify certain exercises during pregnancy, that doesn't mean you have to lose your workout altogether. Here are some tips for modifying 4 common exercises.
In this video we look at being able to sit deep between our heels. It is vital to have mobility in our hips to hit the starting and receiving positions in weightlifting.
Going back to bodyweight and perfecting gymnastics movement can translate to being a better all-around athlete. Here's what I learned at the CrossFit Gymnastics certification.
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