New research tells us a bit about the participants in two of the world's most infamous ultra-endurance events: the Spartathlon in Greece and Badwater race in Death Valley.
One of the biggest mistakes combat athletes make is how they apply strength training. Here's why you need a good strength training program, plus a few workouts I've done with my fighters.
Another BJJ Mundial has passed and once again I feel both exhilarated and depressed. And I just watched this time. Here's what the Mundial means to me. What does it do for you?
Here are ten elements you may or may not have considered in your strength training. While some may seem out of the box, I guarantee they will get you closer to your goals.
Traditional herbs: some people swear by them, others are skeptics. A recent study on the effects of tongkat ali shows it might not be a dependable aid for stress relief.
When Chris Spealler didn't make it to the 2013 Games, the crowd went wild with accusations about the judging. I'm inclined to think the fault lies more with the choice of programming.
What kind of yoga is best for me? What level class should I take? How often should I go? Have these questions about yoga? Read on and get started on your practice.
While I was visiting the U.S., I happened to get an invite from Dan John to train at his place. We spoke a lot and here are some of the things we discussed that are good lessons for all of us.
We've talked about the ratios of the deadlift and squat in relationship to your Olympic lifts, but what about in relation to each other? If you can squat X, how much should you be able to deadlift?
Rate of perceived exertion, or RPE, is a good tool for measuring effort during a workout. New studies suggest it actually has more to do with rest periods than sets or reps.
I got sick again this week but that wasn't going to stop me. I made progress with my hook grip work and noticed improvement in my shoulder mobility.
It's refreshing to talk to a fitness expert who truly loves what they do. I had that opportunity when I spoke to Jason Seib, author of "The Paleo Coach" and owner of Clackamas Physical Conditioning.
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