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  Andrea DuCane has an astonishingly diverse background, with experience in everything from dance, to martial arts, to aerobics, to Pilates, before she found the kettlebell. She details why a perpetual focus on technique equals success and explains ...
  Everyone has seen the beast in the gym who can’t really move well outside of that environment. Their strength under a barbell is impressive, but it doesn’t translate to the real world or sports performance. Maybe it’s okay to hav ...
  A team of researchers from two UK universities collected data on more than 2,500 women and analyzed both their bone health (using ultrasound scans) and daily activity levels. According to the research[1], women who did just one minute of high ...
  A lot of us repeat the mantra "No pain, no gain" over and over in our heads as we sweat, grunt, and strain through our workouts. Whether you're a resistance trainee, a CrossFitter, a runner, or an HIIT nut, you may feel that exercise ...
Source: Bev Childress   Exercise offers so many benefits, and hundreds of studies have proven that even a small amount can lead to visible results. However, despite the general benefits, the efficacy of exercise differs for every individual, ma ...
Day 164 of 360 Back squat:   Climb to a new 2RM using warm-up sets of no more than 5 reps (starting at no more than 60%) before adjusting weight. Rest as needed, and keep total number of post-warm-up lifts under 20 (Ex. 5, 3, 3, 2, 2, 2… ) ...
  When you look across the sea of cardio machines at most gyms, you’ll see many individuals with a look of desperation on their faces as they walk, run, step, and cycle. Every one of them hopes that every minute on the machines is burning the ...
Day 84 of 100 1)Snatch High Pull & Snatch: (X/3+1)4 2)Clean High Pull & Clean: (X/3+1)4 3)Jerk off rack: (X/3)4 4)Back Squat: (X/2)5 5)Good Morning: (X/6)4   ...
  We've all heard the saying, "Too much of a good thing can be bad for you." Yes, that includes exercise.   Studies in the past have indicated that excessive amounts of exercise can lead to a broad range of problems. Rhabdomyolysi ...
  At first glance, the sport of triathlon seems intimidating. You don’t have just one discipline to master, you have three: swimming, cycling, and running, each with its own techniques, training protocols, gear, lingo, and challenges. But the ...
Source: Bev Childress   Every top college and pro sports organization has figured out the obvious: what you eat fuels your performance. Sure, athletes might splurge on cheat meals following exhausting training gauntlets, but by and large, the perfor ...
  Today's topic for our three coaches is: how do you approach training the power clean and it's variations for sports performance development?    Giulio Palau The power clean is an excellent tool for developing athleticism. It te ...
Day 163 of 360 Pendlay row:   Climb to a new 2RM using warm-up sets of no more than 5 reps (starting at no more than 60%) before adjusting weight. Rest as needed, and keep total number of post-warm-up lifts under 20 (Ex. 5, 3, 3, 2, 2, 2… ...
Day 83 of 100 1)Power Snatch & Overhead Squat: (X/2+3)4 2)Power Clean & Power Jerk: (X/2+3)4 3)Snatch Extension: (X/3)4 4)Push Press: (X/3)4 Abdominals: (X/15)3   ...
Athletes in general are tough. We don’t like to show weakness. Our non-athlete social circles think we are crazy and awe-inspiring. But it’s okay to break, and it’s okay to ask for help. I recently found myself mentally weighed ...
We often see people succeeding at the highest levels and wonder how they got there, or what they were like when they started. Whether it be our fitness, profession, or hobby, the bottom line is that we all start from the bottom with zero experience. ...
  As so many people will attest, weight loss in the modern day and age is so darn hard. People spend years dieting, exercising, and doing their best to try to lose weight, but they barely see any results for their efforts. But why is that? What is m ...