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?
The serratus anterior might not be the most visible of muscles, but it's quite important for our breathing and our movement. Find out how it works and how to strengthen it.
Competing isn't the only way to participate in a BJJ tournament - you can also volunteer to work at the event. There are a lot of different volunteers needed to make it a great day for the athletes.
The reason you’re mired in mediocrity is because you simply aren’t putting in the hours needed to get the result you want. Many people say they’re really committed, but few do the work.
What is going on in your blood during recovery? And when are you actually recovered? Scientists looked at markers for inflammation and injury and how long they stick around after a workout.
I was sick this week but still competed in the Tactical Strength Challenge as I had planned. I have some video from the event plus a bonus video of toddler-assisted mobility work.
Pain can't be avoided in our lives - either in the gym or outside of it. But how we handle our pain can determine what we learn and how successfully we move forward.
Like many of you, I am an everyday athlete. I’m training for quality of life and prolonged health. To achieve that, rest and a few breaks here and there must also play a part.
This week we start combining good movement into our handstand. Two drills will help you get closer to a handstand walk - the box walk and the wall shuffle.
Barbells have a much younger history than we've been led to believe. They are also quite limited in design and application, and take up more space and money than is economical.
Scientists discovered that towing a weighted sled with about 13% of your body weight can improve a 30m sprint significantly. Time to bust out some weights and start dragging!
From the Cleavers to the Simpsons, there are lots of images of family life, and some are misleading. Here are 3 of the most common half-truths about having children and staying in shape.
If you play hockey, tennis, rugby, or football, or if you are a swimmer, then we have free workouts designed especially for you and your specific sport needs.
Awake & Evolve Workouts
Mature Athlete Workouts
Strength & Conditioning Workouts
Sport Specific Workouts