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.
It's refreshing to talk to a fitness expert who truly loves what they do. I had that opportunity when I spoke to Jason Seib, author of "The Paleo Coach" and owner of Clackamas Physical Conditioning.
Mike Mahler has been training and teaching kettlebells for far longer than most people. Who does he admire as a coach and what inspired him? Find out in our 12 Reps.
Constant variance does not mean pure randomness. Constant variation can become a "rut" too. Here's what you need to look for in a good CrossFit training program.
We are not designed, nor destined, to be weak, sick, depressed, and confined. Yet, we have domesticated ourselves into "zoo humans." What can we do to repair this?
The newest study suggests pre-workout static stretching decreases performance in adolescents. So should you ditch it altogether, or does it still have a place in your warmup?
Today I'm going to talk about yeast. Not a fun topic, but someone has to do it. If you've ever struggled with yeast, you know why.
Do guys just shadow box to try to look cool? No, there's a real purpose and a practice to it, and you can see it echoed in all other sports as well.
My focus today will be on the top three supplements that can help nearly everyone, including myself, heal or maintain their adrenal health.
The following ten postures will assist any strength athlete in addressing their physical limitations and increasing their performance.
Learning how to fall properly is a valuable skill. It’s inevitable that during your training you will fall. While a traditional gymnastics roll could be dangerous, a parkour roll could keep you safe.
Now you know WHAT it means to lift like a girl, but HOW do you actually do it? I've got four simple guidelines you need to follow, which I'll explain in detail.
In the first part of the 20th century, vitamin P was known to reduce blood sugar and improve insulin resistance. What is it? It's now known as flavonoids and you need to eat them.
Some readers recently asked how to further develop their "wings," so we're going to take a closer look at our lats and exactly how to build and strengthen them.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: weightlifting belts, kids and muscle, supplements, flexibility, yoga, and meditation!
Many of the stereotypes in the grappling world about one or the other gender are often not necessarily accurate, in that the behaviors can be widely characteristic of both sexes.
We all understand the benefits of interval training at this point, and I prefer to do intervals on hills due to the reduction in compressive forces. Here's 2 examples of incline/hill workouts.
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