It hit me this week that the Great Wall marathon is only four weeks away. After I splurged and ate a chocolate bar, I got to thinking and realized maybe I need to adjust some of my own expectations.
These 10 articles cover everything from kettlebells, to martial arts, to Ironman, but they're all written by the same person: endurance athlete, Senior RKC, and trainer Andrew Read.
Gorilla Wraps are wrist wraps designed to help stabilize the wrist for weight lifting. They were designed with CrossFit in mind, so they are adjustable to fit the variety in your workouts.
I realized this week that I've been focusing more on performance than on hard work. I decided to rededicate myself to hard work and adjusted my training a bit to reflect that decision.
Feeling a little low at the end of the week? Watch this video of highlights from last year's Ironman Kona for a little weekend inspiration. The scenery isn't too shabby either!
My life is a mess, and I’m doing my best to keep up. I've discovered that bite-sized bits of balance are more attainable and can make all the difference in my day. Here's how I do it.
After exploring different healing methods, the two types of therapy I discovered to be most impactful were active release technique (ART) and neurokinetic therapy (NKT).
The fitness industry is filled with idiots, many of whom conduct confusing studies about stretching. The truth is most people need more of it, but they should do it like real athletes do.
Scientists examine the factors affecting reaction time and determine they are less neurological and more dependent on things we can actually train and improve.
My asthma started acting up this week so I had to ease off a bit in my training. I was frustrated about it but some tragic news put things in perspective for me.
"Beautiful Babies" is one of my new favorite nutrition books for the reproductive years. The book is a primer in traditional nutrition for fertility, pregnancy, and feeding babies.
If you want to achieve your fitness goals, then you need to take ownership of your training. Take the initiative instead of asking your coach the same questions day in and day out.
I’ve noticed a few idiosyncrasies in my behavior that have the potential to out me as a grappler among people who don’t already know I am one. Read on to see if any of this sounds familiar.
Vitamin B1, also known as thiamine, plays a large role in maintaining healthy skin, hair, eyes, and liver. It can also cause some strange diseases if you don't get enough of it.
As awesome as regular chin-ups are, why just stick to one variation? To really get the most bang for your buck, you should be doing different types of chin-ups.
It's common to hear coaches say the best way to get conditioned for a sport is to play that sport. New science proves that idea false and shows a need for structured training.
I've been eyeing the Kalabaw rash guard since Bong posted a photo of it on Facebook in May 2012. I finally got one and it's the most comfortable I've ever rolled in.
Now that the Open is over and the dust has settled, it’s time to start setting goals for for the Games. My goal for next week is to string together 3 no-false grip muscle-ups.
This series of stretches relieves tension in the fingers, wrists, forearms, and elbows. Great for athletes, massage therapists, techies, bartenders, and people with carpal tunnel syndrome.
I've discovered training is much more enjoyable when I'm outdoors and when I'm learning new things. How do you keep challenging yourself, and are you still having fun?
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