Does body type have an effect on your physical capabilities? New research looks at gender and body type in children and may be able to help teachers design better P.E. programs.
The heavy training is beginning to catch up with me. Missed my weights on squat day and decided to back it down on Saturday for deadlifts as well.
A strong low back is essential for powerful and injury-free movements in sports and other activities. But how do you keep your low back strong? Here are some dynamic stretches and lifts to help you.
How do you explain that you are madly in love with a long cylindrical object designed to bring you pain? And yet, I am in love with that damned barbell.
As my daughters grow up I worry about their self image and what society will push upon them. I am grateful for CrossFit and the Games for showing my daughters strength is beauty.
New science looks into the causes behind sports hernias. It may actually be related to a hip condition known as Femoral Acetabular Impingement.
The CrossFit Games competition season has come to an end. Winners Annie Thorisdottir and Rich Froning retained their crowns (and earned more prize money) in a repeat of last year.
Reiki (pronounced ray-kee) is an amazing hands-on, spiritual form of relaxation and stress reduction that promotes healing, health and peace. But what can it do for you as an athlete?
There are way too many health problems associated with an over-abundance of body fat. I can’t think of any when you have more skeletal muscle. Here are 9 reasons muscle is good for you.
Every sport has bread and butter sessions - sessions where you learn where exactly you stand in terms of your performance goals. Here are mine, as I continue to train for Ironman.
Greg Everett thinks the future of American weightlifting is in the hands of the upcoming generation of coaches and athletes. So what do they need to know? Greg lays it all out.
Sudden deaths are an all too familiar story in youth sports. Now, new research has led to new suggestions for heart health screenings for young athletes.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's hot topics: CrossFit and swimming, Tony Blauer, sports photography, and more!
As Krista has evolved as a coach, so has her website Stumptuous, and so has the health industry as a whole. Here she shares her two cents (and her sharp wit) in regards to the fitness world.
Do you get back pain while sitting in meditation or certain yoga positions? This week Willow walks us through the reasons for this pain and how to develop a strategy to work with it.
I won’t make you wait for the biggest news of this post: I am not competing at the 2012 CrossFit Games. I know I told you all that I was on the team last week, but we had a few surprises.
Whether you're a seasoned triathlete or training for your first race, here are 10 articles from fellow triathletes and coaches to help you prepare for race day.
Read our review of Spun compression gear AND enter our giveaway contest - you could win one of three pairs of compression socks we are giving away!
This week Holley is back in Columbus after a training stint at the Olympic Training Center. She talks about how she finances her training, what makes it worthwhile, and highlights a fellow lifter.
There's no CrossFit Games without Chris Spealler, right? Well, this year he almost didn't make it. Check out this video from CrossFit HQ to learn more about the man behind the legend.
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