The inside of your body - your heart, lungs, and muscles - are target of all the activities you do on the outside. Are you efforts really aimed at the right things and the right goals?
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: our monthly OpEd, yoga and cancer, posture, the serratus anterior, and more!
Andrew Read might have just finished Ironman Melbourne, but he's already preparing for his next challenge - completing the Spartan Beast and Ultra Beast races on back-to-back days.
From outdoor rowing to group classes, rowing has gained in popularity in recent years. Here are 10 articles just for the rowing fans out there.
I think this is probably the single best deadlifting book I have read. This book isn’t just for learning basic technique either, it has something for everyone.
This was a productive week, with an all-time PR on chin ups, as well as my heaviest squat and deadlift numbers weighing less than 200 pounds.
This week's video features Team Hoyt, a father-son duo. If you don't know their story don't miss it. Grab some tissues if you're the sentimental type - it's a tearjerker!
Sick of getting sand in your face when you train with your homemade sandbag? Check out the Ultimate Sandbag for a professional take on old-school training.
Being a spiritual guru (whatever that is) doesn't mean your life is perfect. In fact, I contend I'm a better yoga teacher because my life is flawed and my knowledge is imperfect.
The fitness industry is giving us some real clues right now, but are you paying attention? Bodyweight and movement-based training are trends for a valid reason.
Two new studies about static stretching say totally different things. One says it decreases strength for only 10 minutes, the other says 24 hours. Who is right and how can this happen?
"Sane and Simple Nutrition" by Nia Shanks provides simple, flexible tips to help readers break free from "OCD eating habits" and the guilt that sometimes comes with following strict diets.
You can eat anything you want as long as it fits within your caloric budget and macronutrient split. Whether you get your carbs from donuts or oatmeal, you can still improve your body comp.
Phaidra's grandfather told her she could do anything, and so she did. From law school, to pro rugby, to an eye on the Olympic bobsled team, Phaidra believes in reinvention, adventure, and giving back.
PCOS affects an estimated 5-10% of women of reproductive age. While it was once thought to be a fertility problem, we now know it's an metabolic disorder treatable with exercise and good nutrition.
Most of us pay attention to posture in the gym, but not outside of it. But most of your day is spent outside the gym, so you're actually practicing and refining bad posture all the time.
Scientists studied the effects of weight training while fasting by observing Muslim bodybuilders during Ramadan. It turns out not eating after your workout might not matter.
Many of us grew up in team sports, but we didn't stick to them and chose an individual sport instead. Why do some of us prefer individual sports, and what are the pros and cons of this?
The jerk balance reinforces the idea of stepping through during the jerk. Combine this exercise with the Canella Cross drill from last week.
In order to really compete, you need a coach and you need programming. The question for us masters - and for any athlete really - is what program? Or should I say, whose?
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