Day 57 of 360 Positional and mechanical improvement:   Ground-to-shoulder and ground-to-overhead lifts/ Jumping variations   Beginner/ Intermediate: Power clean/ variations, box jump, dumbbell box jump Advanced: Power snatch/ variations & ...
Budget friendly cuts of meat typically have a tough muscle grain structure which means they can be difficult to chew if these bonds are not broken down. An overnight marinade or cooking low and slow is key for these cuts to be transformed into tender deli ...
What is it about advertisements for McDonald's, KFC, or Chipotle that make us suddenly so hungry? Perhaps it's the hunger-triggering colors (like red and yellow), or the fact that the images awaken our appetite or desire for food-related rewards. ...
  Conditioning is a high-wire balancing act. Choose the wrong modality, frequency, or volume, and watch your gains disappear like an empty bench on a Monday. In part due to the explosion of CrossFit, the fitness industry has been saturated wit ...
Dragon Door is widely recognized for establishing the first kettlebell certification in the US—the Russian Kettlebell Challenge, or RKC. But this history and wide recognition has made the term "RKC" a kind of industry jargon word, that, sa ...
Click to enlarge   Well, technically it's a lack of vitamin D that's causing the problem. Vitamin D is, as its name suggests, a vital amine, one that plays many important roles in your health. Vitamin D's primary role is to keep your blo ...
Follow along with me and two fellow RKC trainers for a kettlebell workout aimed at balance, coordination, and stability. This is a very quick circuit that will cover all your bases. It is a great option for those busy days when you really need to squeez ...
High Protein Chocolate Bars   Ingredients: 1/2 cup organic cacao butter 1/2 cup organic virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup organic cocoa powder 1/2 cup organic maple syrup 1/2 cup organic goji berries 1/2 cup of collagen protein powder ...
The general belief is that multi-joint (as opposed to isolation) exercises are the better choice for overall improvements in strength and power. It's why exercises like push ups, pull ups, and squats are staples of nearly every exercise program in the ...
Day 1 of 3: Week 2 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:   Pigeon Pose Focus &nb ...
Day 56 of 360 Front squat:   3 x 5 @ 75-80% of 2RM 1 x 10 @ (up to) 60%   Rest as needed between sets. If a set requires interruption make as minor a weight adjustment as possible and continue uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as &ldquo ...
The career and service industry of personal training is still in its infancy, when you compare it to other service industries such as restaurants, barber shops, and retail. With this comes a lot of unknown. Fitness has been beat up quite a bit, due to low ...
Spartan Fit is a comprehensive 30-day workout, diet, and recovery plan for athletes who want to take their fitness to the next level and compete in Spartan and obstacle course racing. Spartan Fit is an easy to follow, yet potent program written by Joe De ...
It takes a village to raise our children. Unfortunately, our village is busy playing Candy Crush and obsessively scrolling through five social media feeds. Okay, maybe that’s not fair. Most of the village is at work, playing “whack-a-mole&rd ...
Fish oil has become one of the most popular superfoods available today. And for good reason. Multiple studies have proven that there are very real benefits to consuming the omega-3-rich oil, including reduced risk of heart disease, psychosis, epilepsy, vi ...
Before embarking on a weight loss journey, many of us already look for potential negatives. One of the most frequent comments I hear is “I don’t want to lose weight too fast." A great way to find answers to potential outcomes is to look a ...
  You’ve likely added nuts to your diet for a variety of reasons, but you may never have had Brazil nut. It turns out, they are a true superfood for your testosterone levels, and also possesses numerous other benefits. Of particular inte ...