Day 63 of 360 Positional and mechanical improvement:   Single and double kettlebell lifts   All skill levels: Clean from floor, clean from swing, front squat, back squat, push press, Turkish Get-up Advanced: Clean/ swing clean + front sq ...
  To some extent, we are all guilty of goofing off in the gym. Maybe we’re just not in the zone, not “feeling it,” or have had a stressful and distracted day, and just need to go through the motions to get it over with. We al ...
  The effectiveness of the airbike has been well documented over the last few years. Not only is it great for fat loss, it provides a gut check like no other piece of cardio equipment in the gym.    It doesn’t take many rounds before ...
I’m no chef. I’m probably the worst Registered Dietitian when it comes to actually making fancy meals. But I’m a realist. Sometimes quick and easy is the way to go. I also love meals that you can easily adjust carbohydrate and protein le ...
Injury rates in youth football teams in the 2014 season by implementation of Heads Up Football (HUF), affiliation with Pop Warner Football (PW), event type, and type of injury. Players in the non–Heads Up Football (NHUF) group were also not affilia ...
    The front squat is an exercise that's absolutely vital for weight lifters, not only because of the necessity to come out of the squat clean but also because it works different muscle groups differently than the regular back squat. &nb ...
Day 2 of 3: Week 3 A:   2x5 Turkish Get Ups (on each arm, resting as needed)   B:   For Time:   50 Box Jumps 50 Jumping Pull Ups 50 KB Swings 50 Walking Lunges 50 Knees to Elbows   C:   Deep Twisting Flow & ...
Day 62 of 360 Back squat:   5 x 3 @ (up to) 85% of 2RM 1 x 10 @ 70% 2 x 5 @ 60%   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed ...
Our central nervous system (CNS) drives all physical movement. Your nervous system acts as both the individual musicians and the conductor of a large, beautifully harmonious orchestra. Fluid, athletic movement requires our individual parts—down to ...
Back pain sucks, especially when it prohibits you from performing some of your favorite exercises. Even if you pay special attention to rehabilitative practices and apply a heavy dose of precaution, back pain can still make it difficult to train effecti ...
  Exercise is the best thing you can do. Not only does it strengthen your muscles and enhance flexibility and endurance, but it will stabilize your mood, increase your production of important hormones, improve brain function, reduce your risk of hea ...
One Up Bands offers a variety of products to keep your hair in place and your phone or necessary small items with you when you can't carry a purse or bag. The headbands and hair ties keep sweat and hair out of your eyes, and that is a definite plus wh ...
In this panel discussion, Micki Pauley and Jordan Ponder explain their approaches to coaching and programming loaded carries.   Commonly misunderstood and under-appreciated by most coaches and gyms, loaded carries may actually be a smart coaches best ...
Day 61 of 360 Kettlebell clean + push press/ push jerk   Using warm-up sets of no more than 2-3 reps per arm, and keeping total number of lifst under 30 (15L, 15R) climb to and find your 1RM clean + push press/ push jerk. Controlled, organized lo ...
There are strong opinions in the fitness industry as to whether fitness should be a sport. Yet, we are about to witness the 10th CrossFit Games and there's no denying that the idea is not only enduring, but also having a deep influence on the industry ...
If you are at all socially conscious, you must be amazed at the number of challenges piling up for our future generations. Turn on the news, and we learn that our old concepts of retirement—social security and pension funds—are not a reality ...
  The human gut is a truly marvelous place. Not only does your gut have its own nervous system (the enteric nervous system), but your intestinal health affects the health of your brain, your mood, your immune system, your bones, your muscles, and pr ...