"Complex training" refers to training two tasks that force the body to build strength, while building neural links between them. Here's how to do it in preparation for a race or combat situation.
Researchers attempted to examine the role of bodyweight when determining loads for lifting weights. Unfortunately I'm not sure this study was totally successful.
Shiva Rea's "Prenatal Yoga" is a great choice for a gentle, low-impact prenatal yoga routine to prevent pregnancy discomforts and relax the body and mind.
Young athletes are busy people, too, and sometimes finding the time for strength and cardio training can be hard. These workouts show how you can do both combined, and with effectiveness.
I don't think I was ever formally taught how to "flow roll" in BJJ. It seems crystal clear, but it's actually quite hard. Here are my thoughts on what it is and how to do it.
I believe your post-workout meal is one of the most important meals of your day. Let's look at why it's so important and what you can do to promote the best possible recovery nutrition.
Plateaued on your squat? It's time to call on the Russians if you want to get stronger. Compare the Russian Squat Routine and the Smolov Routine, then get ready for some pain.
Is more actually better? Scientists studied Australian football players to determine if an increase in training volume would also result in an increase in performance.
Learn proper technique for the wide stance good morning. This drill is good for the hamstrings and calves, as well as the spine and vertebral column.
This week I started thinking about our "CrossFit Heroes." Mine is Amanda Miller, a remarkable athlete who I can emulate, as an athlete, a coach, and even a person. That's what a hero should be.
You're all about intensity, but sometimes, whether you want to admit it or not, you get tired, too. What do you do about it? Here are five ways to refuel and get back into the race!
Many of you are familiar with "K-Star" and his website, MobilityWOD. Have you checked out his new book? The title might be whacky, but the information inside is 100% legit.
There's the American kettlebell swing, and then there's the kettlebell swing done correctly. Let me explain why the American swing is not just wrong, but bad for your body.
Your performance in one lift, even a similar one, does not necessarily correlate to your performance in another. Let me tell you a story about pubs and churches to explain.
According to a recent study , if you are losing a substantial amount of weight when cutting, you may not be fully recovered by the time your fight comes around.
This week I share a video of the gym co-owner moving some serious weight. There's some funny competition going on at the gym and also some good news about my bicep injury.
Walking isn't as sexy or exciting as other forms of exercise. But walking a few miles a day has some significant health benefits - plus, it's actually pretty enjoyable.
The back squat may be an effective exercise, but it's biomechanically just a bad idea. Consider the front squat as a healthy and powerful alternative.
My teammate Scott Nauss is helping me review some of the BJJ gear for guys out there - first up is the Kingz 420 Light V2 BJJ gi.
My fiance is a hard gainer, but we don't have endless money and he doesn't have endless time to eat, so here's how we solve the problem.
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