I made a lot of adjustments to my training this week and noted several improvements, including a chin-up with 100 pounds of added weight - a lifetime PR for me.
This underground sport requires skill, stamina, and a crazy amount of energy. Rather than try to define it, we'll let this video speak for itself.
The are many claims of improved performance by using different mixes of sugars and fats for cyclists, but it’s the small things (like micronutrients) that can make a difference.
It's when your day goes completely wrong that yoga can be most useful. I had a bad day at work, and it was my yoga practice that brought me back to happiness and peace.
An evolution of Pavel's famous "Program Minimum," this program is for seasoned trainees looking for further gains. It's still simple, but it's challenging and effective.
New research tells us a bit about the participants in two of the world's most infamous ultra-endurance events: the Spartathlon in Greece and Badwater race in Death Valley.
The newest product from the GoodOnYa bar packs a healthy punch of fats, carbs, and protein without any gluten, GMO ingredients, grain, soy, or dairy.
One of the biggest mistakes combat athletes make is how they apply strength training. Here's why you need a good strength training program, plus a few workouts I've done with my fighters.
Another BJJ Mundial has passed and once again I feel both exhilarated and depressed. And I just watched this time. Here's what the Mundial means to me. What does it do for you?
Are you one of those people who won't run unless someone is chasing you? What if zombies were chasing you? Check out this new fitness game and get motivated to run.
Here are ten elements you may or may not have considered in your strength training. While some may seem out of the box, I guarantee they will get you closer to your goals.
Traditional herbs: some people swear by them, others are skeptics. A recent study on the effects of tongkat ali shows it might not be a dependable aid for stress relief.
This week begins a series of four videos to help with the clean pull. This week's drill builds strength during the initial part of the clean, using blocks to assist the pull.
Redstar is a Canadian manufacturer located in Toronto, Ontario that has designed its gis for the taller, slimmer athlete.
When Chris Spealler didn't make it to the 2013 Games, the crowd went wild with accusations about the judging. I'm inclined to think the fault lies more with the choice of programming.
What kind of yoga is best for me? What level class should I take? How often should I go? Have these questions about yoga? Read on and get started on your practice.
While I was visiting the U.S., I happened to get an invite from Dan John to train at his place. We spoke a lot and here are some of the things we discussed that are good lessons for all of us.
We've talked about the ratios of the deadlift and squat in relationship to your Olympic lifts, but what about in relation to each other? If you can squat X, how much should you be able to deadlift?
Rate of perceived exertion, or RPE, is a good tool for measuring effort during a workout. New studies suggest it actually has more to do with rest periods than sets or reps.
I got sick again this week but that wasn't going to stop me. I made progress with my hook grip work and noticed improvement in my shoulder mobility.
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