I've heard it's good to squat during pregnancy, but I tried and it hurts my knees! Is there anything I can do to lessen the pain and still get the benefits?
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's popular topics: coaching, sexism, pole dancing, low back pain and more!
In an effort to educate myself about the roots of the martial art I love, I recently watched the 1999 documentary Choke - which is basically all about the amazing Rickson Gracie.
Once a week on Sundays, our coaches offer their advice and guidance for reader-submitted questions. Here are 7 topics we've covered, including nutrition, ripped hands, kettlebells, and more!
Made in the little town of McMinnville, OR, Betty Lou's products contain no refined sugars, are non-GMO, and are gluten-free. Check out the nut butter balls and the...powdered peanut butter!
I noted improvement in several areas this week, including military presses and hip thrusts. Looking good on my squat and deadlift, with some heavy kettlebell swings and goblet squats in the mix.
You may have heard of the infamous Navy SEALs Obstacle Course, but have you seen it done in 6 minutes from the perspective of a helmet cam? The ultimate obstacle course is right here.
Here we are at the end of my series - the final of the six basic kettlebell exercises. The snatch. The snatch is one of those exercises that seem shrouded in myth, but it's actually quite simple.
Zen Gray is a longtime fitness coach, motivator, and comedienne. Now she's a newly expecting mom, as well. Find out what Zen was like when she was a little kid who just couldn't sit still.
Do you have such a rigid training plan for yourself that it doesn't seem fun anymore? Is your body worn out, as well as your mind? Maybe it's time to be flexible and instinctive in your training.
Want to work on your cardio, but can't bear the thought of getting on an elliptical machine in public? Here are three ways to get cardio and still look cool. Well, sweaty and crushed, but cool.
Last week we reviewed Katy Bowman's book, "Every Woman's Guide to Foot Pain Relief," and this week we're giving away a free copy! Read on to see who won the giveaway!
When I was faced with back surgery, I used swimming instead to rehabilitate myself. I made a full recovery and research shows swimming is a great tool for back/spine injury rehab.
Time for a history lesson and a trip back to the early days of strength sports. Find out where your sports came from and what strange movements and rules they used to include.
As a woman in a male-dominated sport, I have experienced sexism of every stripe. Sadly, I've also handed it out. Here are 3 things I've learned and admitted about grappling, gender, and myself.
Looking to build up your posterior chain? Whether it's to improve your lifts or improve the fit of your jeans, a strong posterior chain is a good thing. Here are 6 of the best exercises.
With a goal of providing pleasing meals that are also healthy and won't sap your time, Weeknight Paleo delivers nine weeks worth of mouth-watering and unexpected paleo recipes.
We hear a lot about supplements, but here's a new one that actually works to build strength and lean body mass - phosphatidic acid. Here's the latest news on this supplement.
Even if you just started lifting, you can probably tell that small tweaks in your technique make all the difference. This week we compare a failed snatch with a successful one.
Hurricane Sandy shut down the NYC Marathon, so I created my own neighborhood marathon instead - running 2 marathons in 3 weeks. My kids even made me a medal!
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