In the previous installment I addressed conditioning progression and gave examples of programs. When it comes to strength training, progression is many times shoved aside. I believe if more people paid attention to strength training progression there woul ...
6 rounds of: 6 Mace shovel (Left) 12 1-arm kettlebell swing (Left) 6 Mace shovel (Right) 12 1-arm kettlebell swing (Right) 24 Mace front pendulum Weights for each movement today are self-scaled and challenging; ...
Squats. Sitting down with a weight on your back then standing back up. They sound simple, but unfortunately they aren’t. Technique plays a significant role in your ability to move heavy loads. One of the biggest technique mistakes I see destroying w ...
Day 6 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10 min Yield: about 1 cup   Ingredients: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 -1/2 cup coconut milk or plain kefir (to desired consistency) 1/2 white onion, ...
Pendlay row: 10 x 3 @ (up to) 2RM Rest as needed between sets. If sets at chosen weight require interruption make as minor an adjustment as needed and continue. When scheme is listed as “10 x 3″, it always refers to “Set ...
Divorce is one of the most difficult times a human being can go through, but it is far from uncommon. In my previous article, I discussed some of the heartbreaking factors associated with divorce, as well as some management strategies. Today, I want to ...
Day 5 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 15 min Yield: 20 poppers   Ingredients: 10 jalapeños 8 medjool dates, pitted (if you use regular dates, you'll need 1 ...
Yoga practitioners who wish to dive deeper into the structures of the body, including the muscles, bones, joints, nerves, and connective tissue, will delight in this beautifully designed book, Anatomy and Yoga: A Guide for Teachers and Students, by Ellen ...
If you are interested in bodyweight training, you have probably read Combining Bodyweight Exercise And Weight Training For Maximum Benefit or, seen videos of Ryan Hurst on YouTube or Instagram. He made these tutorials for GMB Fitness, a c ...
If you too lose your motivation and enthusiasm after training for a couple of weeks, your remedy may lie in more intense, short bursts of exercises, according to new research published in the PLOS ONE journal.   "For sedentary individuals, a key ...
Research has repeatedly shown that watching too much television, increases the risk of obesity in children. However, more and more screen time is coming from other devices, like tablets and smartphones, and the impact of these devices has not yet been res ...
5 rounds of: 20 yd. Farmer carry @ as heavy as possible in each 10 Goblet squat @ 1/2 of above Rest as needed between sets. Today, use two kettlebells for carry, and one of the two for squat. Focus on tension/ bracing, and maintain ...
The squat is one of the most basic movements the human body can perform. Revered as the king of all exercises, its reign has spanned decades atop the iron game. From powerlifting to bodybuilding to CrossFit, the squat is a vital component of anyone’ ...
Positional and mechanical improvement: Single and double kettlebell lifts Beginner/ Intermediate: Clean from floor, clean from swing, front squat, back squat, push press Advanced: Clean/ swing clean + front squat,  ...
Day 3 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 40 min Serves: 4-6   Ingredients: 4-6 chicken breasts, thighs, or drumsticks 1 onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1 tab ...
For decades, the average American consumed terrifying quantities of sugar in the form of soda, sugary beverages, artificially-sweetened foods, pastries, baked goods, and the list goes on. Thankfully, in the last few years, steps have been taken to curb su ...
Sometimes athletes need to train outside, in the dark, and at strange times of day. Maybe you're an athlete who wants some added visibility during a trail race through a dark forest. Perhaps you are a parent who wants added visibility for yourself and ...