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  Danny understands that people don’t just work out to get stronger, they work out to get better. He and Justin Lind talk shop about his philosophy of simplicity, positivity, and accountability. He illustrates the danger of relying on motivatio ...
Think about how crazy it is that pharmaceutical companies advertise to the average citizen having no medical background. “Ask your doctor about (enter pill here).” As if your doctor was just winging it. Maybe you should also remind him how to ...
Day 158 of 360 5 rounds of: 5L, 5R Kettlebell snatch @ scaled to ability 10 Kettlebell halo @ 25lb. W, 35lb. M 1 minute rest   Weight today is self-scaled and challenging- have a back-up plan in sight if position breaks with initial chosen ...
Day 78 of 100 1)Snatch on toes: (X/3)4 2)Power Clean: (X/3)4 3)Overhead Squat: (X/3)4 4)Snatch Extension: (X/3)4 Supine Sprints: x 6       ...
Day 157 of 360 Bench press: 5 x 5 @ 75-80% of 2RM 1 x max rep @ 1/2 BW (or 30% of 2RM)   If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as “5 x 5″, it ...
Day 77 of 100 1)Snatch: (X/2)5 2)Clean & Jerk: (X/1+2)5 3)Front Squat: (X/3)4 4)Snatch-grip Push Press: (X/3)4       ...
  Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. It’s something I say all the time, in reference to a news story, or a Darwin Award candidate. But since my last race weekend in May, I’ve been saying it about myself.   The sad story begins as ...
  Exercise often feels like hard work. It damn well should, because you're lifting heavy objects, pushing your cardiovascular system to its limits, and forcing your body to burn fat and glucose to supplement the energy you're burning.   ...
Day 156 of 360 Pendlay row: 3 x 5 @ 75% of 2RM   Then:   1-arm kettlebell row: 3 x 5L, 5R @ as heavy as possible in each set 2 x 5L, 5R @ 2 intervals down from heaviest above   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interrup ...
  How do you decide the best approach to a problem? There’s an ongoing debate in the fitness and therapy fields about what defines true evidence-based practice. I would define the two camps at the center of the debate as the scientists versus ...
Source: Bev Childress   CrossFit. The name itself is enough to elicit very strong opinions across the fitness landscape. Depending on whom you ask, it is either:   The greatest manifestation of all that is fitness; the combination of every ...
  Great coaching, great programming, and great education come in many different forms but share a foundation of being:   Simple - Straight-forward, easy to follow, and un-intimidating. Effective - Uses beneficial, functional movements, b ...
Day 76 of 100 1)Power Snatch off blocks: (X/2)5 2)Power Clean off blocks: (X/2)5 3)Clean Extension: (X/4)4 4)Pause Jerk: (X/2)5   ...
Giulio Palau - The Stable Barbell What are the important differences in exercise selection between the front and back barbell squats, and when might one be more appropriate than the other?   There are a few important considerations when selecting f ...
  We're all very familiar with the strength-related benefits of resistance training. With stronger muscles, we're more easily able to carry out our activities of daily life: hauling out the garbage, moving heavy objects, playing with our kid ...
Day 155 of 360 Deadlift: 3 x 10 @ (up to) 70% of 2RM   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 as “3 x 10″, it always ...
Day 75 of 100 1)Snatch: (X/2)6 2)Clean & Jerk: (X/1+2)4 3)Snatch High Pull & Hang Snatch High Pull: (X/1+2)4 4)Back Squat: (X/3)4 5)Good Morning: (X/4)4 Frog jumps (0/4)4   ...