Does training with heavy gloves or practicing punching while holding dumbbells do any good? I say it doesn't. In fact, I think it does harm to a fighter's punching skills.
Sickle cell trait kills athletes every year. As a coach you need to understand what it is, how to prevent it, and in case of emergency, how to treat it and save the life of your athlete.
Does arm position matter when you're doing an unweighted squat? Turns out it makes a big difference in overweight clientele. Learn one small thing that can make you a better coach.
My raw squat was strong this week - 826 pounds, to be exact. Also had some real success with the last of my floor presses and got in an extra day of assistance work. A solid week!
There are four main artificial sweeteners on the market today - saccharin, aspartame, sucralose, and stevia - each has their own positives and negatives you need to know about.
Mesquite isn't just for barbecue - it's actually an ancient superfood that has amazing health benefits. Learn how this desert plant can benefit your health and make your food more delicious.
This week we learn about the "support hold" - the finishing position for the muscle-up. The small details of the position are covered, as well as accessory exercises.
I was getting frustrated with my lack of weight loss in preparation for my fitness competition - and then I discovered that I'm pregnant! Time to reset my goals and my nutrition and fitness plan.
As I transition from coaching kids to coaching adults, I realize all the things I don't know. Here are 7 tips that are helping me on my journey, that I know will serve any new coach well.
At what percentage of your 1RM power clean do you output the most power? If you are training to develop power, that would be useful to know. Science can now tell you the answer.
Suddenly, out of the blue, my 'good' calf started tightening up today. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that it isn't serious enough to derail my plans for my first triathlon next month.
This week one of the most common problems - lower back pain. I am going to show you a couple simple exercises you can use to mobilize and loosen up your lower back.
Are martial artists actually 'artists?' What does it mean to be an artist? Is it about what you do, or is it more about truth, focus, and craftsmanship. I think Bruce Lee said it best...
You may not even play tennis or golf, but you still experience those infamous injuries. Learn what this pain actually is and what the best steps are that you can take to heal it permanently.
At twelve Kevin lost his father to alcoholism. A year later he would discover martial arts and his life would be changed forever. Find out how a little karate kid became a UFC coach.
We all know dehydration is bad for you, but did you know it directly impairs both your motor and cognitive abilities? Scientists recently proved this with a group of golf players.
This week a worried mom writes in about how to get her 12 year old son to eat more. He's a BMX racer and is scared to put on weight. Coach Andrew thinks maybe he's just in the wrong sport!
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. Hot topics this week include heavy lifting for women, Olympic weightlifting, and Corey Reed!
Private lessons are a great way to build your technique, whatever your sport might be, but they can also be expensive. Here are six ways to make the most out of your learning experience.
I have always been plagued by extremely tight hamstrings. I can barely bring my leg perpendicular with the floor under my own power. What can I do to improve this? Can you help me?
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