My name is Andrew Read and I am an elitist pig. So I'm going to be REAL honest with clients about the shape they are in the what they need to do. But, really, it's all simpler than you think.
As a CrossFitter and competitive swimmer, I have seen directly how CrossFit made me a better athlete and upped my swimming game. Here are my five favorite exercise to improve your swimming.
Participating in track and field is a staple of many children's physical education. But it also comes with a high risk of injury. New research looks at how to best prevent these injuries.
Well, it started out a deload week...and then turned into a week of incredible PRs. You just never know. Check out the week in training, plus video of the PRs - including a 750# raw squat!
So, you want to get leaner and build muscle? This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach than you think. The answer is strategic carb and calorie cycling with the help of fasting.
Mary Siani specializes in sports photography...and dog photography. What do these have in common? Emotions and stories, said Mary. Look at her amazing photographs and you won't doubt her.
Tennis has come a long way - from full-length dresses to the Williams sisters. Part of this evolution has been in fitness and the attention to the nutrition that has created elite tennis athletes.
Recent research shows that caloric restriction does indeed prolong life, but the life-extending properties are enhanced even further by coupling caloric restriction with regular exercise.
Anyone who says you should never train with pain has simply never really competed in anything in my eyes. While I never advise my clients to train with pain, sometimes it becomes necessary.
How can poking your feet and hands help you heal on the inside? In this week's video Jon explains the science and theories behind reflexology and how it might be useful for you.
Marathons might be fun, but are they healthy? New studies point to extensive cardio being UN-healthy for your heart. Too much can lead to heart scarring and other types of damage.
Tony Blauer, world-renowned self-defense expert, has a new seminar you need to take. Not maybe you should take it. You need to take it. Let me explain to you why this is so important.
Becoming an Olympic weightlifting athlete and coach fulfilled a dream for Greg Everett, and now he is making it his mission to bring weightlifting to the world.
Imagine you could not only train your body through exercise, but also your inner ear. New research shows simple exercises, as opposed to costly medicine, could mean relief for chronic dizziness.
This week a reader asks how to prevent ripping of the skin on her palms, and if they are ripped, the best way to heal them up. I've got plenty of tips for both those things!
In less than a week Michael will be at the CrossFit Games, competing as a member of the CrossFit Central team. Finally, this week they got to wind down the workouts a little bit!
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - the monthly photo contest, kettlebells and grapplers, caffeine, and more!
As a competitive woman in a male-dominated sport, muay Thai fighter-coach Roxy knows women have different needs and possess different strength. Here she discusses muay Thai training for women.
Crow pose can be strangely and frustratingly challenging. This week in the Dear Willow column, Willow shares a video filled with tips on finding success in Crow pose.
Only a week until Ingrid competes at the CrossFit Games! Officially a member of the CrossFit Central team, Ingrid is practicing to take on anything - ropes, walls, barbells, kettlebells, you name it!
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