While it may sound like joke fodder for fifth graders, this type of workout can help runners, from beginners to seasoned vets, hit the ground running to better fitness or a faster PR.
New research shows that resveratrol, known for being one of the beneficial ingredients of red wine, can improve performance, heart function, and muscle strength.
After experiencing a recent back injury I've been using that as inspiration to learn something as an athlete and coach. Today I share some of my tips to optimize my recovery and rehab.
"Kettlebell Mommy," by Yoana Teran Casabianca, is an informative resource and a practical training guide for moms who want to continue training with kettlebells during their pregnancy.
You don’t see builders refuse to use a tool saying, “I’m a hammer guy” like you see people say, “I’m a kettlebell guy.” How about being a results driven guy and picking the right tool for the job?
This week I am joined by Katie Carlo, the massage therapist at CrossFit Pacific Coast. Katie shares her tips for what to do before and after a massage.
Does adding functional core exercises to your warm-up help your performance? Turns out it probably doesn't! Recent scientific research looked at what makes a good warm-up.
Our new feature on Breaking Muscle - 12 Reps. Read how our coaches and writers answer the same 12 questions - find out what inspires THEM. First up - powerlifter Chris Duffin.
The secret to success is no secret. Writers write, musicians play, and lifters lift. That's what they do. There is no other option. You don't need to look for magic secrets.
Lately there has been a bit of a pregnancy boom at our CrossFit gym. I was fascinated to talk to these women about their workouts, giving birth, and recovery and how CrossFit helped.
The always continuing post workout nutrition debate rages on. New research says adding protein to your post workout food/drink doesn't make a difference. What do you think?
The 1st in a 3 part series, "Yoga For Athletic Guys." In part 1 we go over the basic ideas behind yoga and breathing techniques. Useful techniques for both health and relaxation.
Want to see how a world-class CrossFit athlete trains? You will NOT believe what Ingrid Kantola has done this week - and she's ready to do more!
When it comes to developing hypertrophy of the muscles, the numbers of reps and sets is an oft-debated topic. New research takes and look and determines what works best.
Our bathroom talk continues this week with a look at loose stools, what causes them and how to make them more of a solid part of your life.
If you've spent much time talking with Jeff Tucker, it wouldn't surprise you to learn he grew up riding broncos, or that he was a firefighter, police officer, and cheerleader, turned coach.
Drug tests are de rigueur at the Olympics, but new testosterone testing requirements for female athletes could pose problems for women with naturally high levels.
4 weeks until Michael and the others on the Team CrossFit Central compete in California at the CrossFit Games. Training has gotten intense!
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - doctors who CrossFit, the RKC evolution, overhead squats, and more!
When does athletic activity cross the boundary from life enhancing to unhealthy preoccupation? What can we do about it?
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