Twice a week, I steal away from the sinking ship that is my job to intern for a few hours at CrossFit LA. The simplicity of my internship serves as a meditative portal to a more meaningful phase.
Athletes seem to be able to endure great amounts of pain. But do they have an actual physical difference? Do they have a naturally higher pain tolerance? Science takes a look.
Ingrid outlines her workouts in detail this week as she prepares for the CrossFit Games. She also shares the mental challenges she is encountering and the tools she uses to stay focused and confident.
To wear shoes or not to wear shoes? That is the question these days. Take a look at some of the actual scientific research and then decide for yourself whether to join in on the barefoot trend.
Former pro-surfer turned yoga instructor Heather Tiddens talks about at first she was dubious of trying yoga, and then just one class changed the course of her life.
In part two of our interview with Jeff Martone he talks about teaching progressions, breaks down the kettlebell swing, and outlines what he thinks makes a world-class coach.
Acupuncture has been part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries, but now Western science is looking into how and if it works. New research shows it can help prevent muscle atrophy.
Michael discusses in specific detail the workouts Outlaw Rudy Neilsen has Team CrossFit Central doing in preparation for the CrossFit Games. A lot of barbell and a lot of brutal conditioning!
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - Bikram yoga, food justice, glamor girls turned powerlifters, and more!
The hour is nigh. It’s time to go into battle and other deep, meaningful things. It’s time for the BJJ Worlds, aka Mundials! Let me walk you through the experience, step by step.
One of the more challenging things about being a fitness instructor or coach can be receiving feedback from your clients. Willow outlines how to ask for and handle feedback.
I have four levels of training – rest, recovery, fluffy, and full. There are reasons for each and even different levels within “full” that need to be explained.
Whether you're new to yoga or have been practicing for years, don't miss this collection of articles, which features exclusive interviews, product reviews, and information from yoga instructors!
What it you could have weightlifting straps, wrist wraps, and gymnastic grips all in one piece of equipment? Try out Versa Gripps - great for pulling, pushing, and protecting the wrists and hands.
As we get closer to the summer Olympics in London, the Friday Flicks takes on the Fosbury Flop. Do you know what it is and how it originated?
As the Olympics draw closer, Holley is alternating between having happy dreams and nightmares about competition day. She shares her thoughts and also her detailed workouts for the week.
Trying to figure out how to easily and accurately track your eating? Check out what Mauricio discovered when he put some apps to the test.
The vertical jump is revered as a test of force production. Research shows kettlebell swings can increase vertical jump. Swings, done correctly, can increase both strength and speed in athletes.
Everybody has heard of creatine, but do you know specifically what it does in the body? New research shows how just seven days of creatine supplementation can increase your power.
This week the struggle is dealing with life and feeling prepared for the Mundial (world championship) at the same time. So I'm thinking about the Girl Scout motto...and their cookies.
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