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The handstand covers a lot of aspects of athleticism: strength, mobility, balance, stability, spatial awareness, flexibility, and more. Being able to successfully do a handstand transfers over to other skills (press handstands, planche, handstand walking, ...
We human beings are a strange lot. We continue going through the motions of cultural traditions, long after the reason they were created has been forgotten. In fact, we’ll go right on doing them, even after we learn that they’re harmful.   ...
Day 243 of 360 7 rounds of:   3L 1-arm kettlebell row 3L 1-arm kettlebell clean 3R 1-arm kettlebell row 3R 1-arm kettlebell clean 3 Pull-up (Scaled to full ability in each round) 1-minute rest   Each round of lifts should be ...
Science has proven that stronger people live longer. So, essentially, that makes strength training the fountain of youth. Now that you know the secret to youthful vibrance, you have an even better reason for desiring to increase your strength this winter, ...
Fluid Flexibility - Go Deeper. Master Your Body.
  As we age we expect to develop aches, pains, and reduced workout tolerance that prevents us from training the way we used to. Those of us who are female also have the added threat of menopause looming over us, with the assumption that fitness, you ...
The Beginner Pull-Up Program is designed to help you achieve your first strict pull-up. If you already have a pull-up or two, this program will help you progress your strength toward more extended sets and more advanced pulling movements.   This prog ...
  The TimTam adjustable and rechargable high power massager looks more like something you would find at a hardware store rather than at a spa. It has a rapid speed pulse that has made some of the toughest knots in my athletes resolve easily and quic ...
Day 242 of 360   Back squat: 5 x 5 @ 75% of 2RM   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When the scheme is listed as “5 x 5&Prim ...
  Body fat is enemy number one for every gimmicky beach body program, Plexus or Shakeology advertisement, and personal trainer. As America’s obesity and diabetes epidemics continue to set unfortunate records, it’s no wonder the health an ...
Day 241 of 360   Bench press: 7 x 5 @ 75-80% of 2RM   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When the scheme is listed as “7 x 5& ...
For the last 13 years, hands down the biggest complaint I hear from gym owners:   “My coaches can’t sell.”   Before getting involved in the fitness industry, I worked as a mechanical engineer for two fortune 100 companies. One ...
  As a competitor, coming off of competition comes with a mix of emotions. It could be regret for not competing or preparing as well as you could have, it could be pride for performing well, it could be gratitude for the people who helped you get to ...
Day 240 of 360   Double kettlebell front squat: 7 x 5 @ heaviest set from 09/29/16   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When the scheme ...
A decade ago on YouTube, one of the very first viral videos was of an impossibly muscled man who called himself “Hannibal for King.” In that video, he does equally impossible things on pull up bars and playground equipment in a park in Harlem. ...
One of the best things about attending the annual DVRT (Ultimate Sandbag Training) Masters Summit is that I get a chance to spend time with some of the world’s best trainers. We trade ideas about how to apply the Dynamic Variable Resistance Training ...
Photo by Bev Childress   Staying injury free while training for size is a multi-factorial, multi-layered process. Lifting weights is actually very safe and the injury rates are far lower than many sports. Adding muscle to your frame can help to redu ...
Week 7 of this year's Fit for the Holidays challenge starts this Sunday. Please read Fit for the Holidays Challenge introduction if you haven't done so already. The challenge runs until December 24th and started October 8th. We'll re ...