Any athlete at the professional level will tell you that getting injured is part of the game. These athletes do their best to avoid injuries in the first place, but it still happens. On the other end of the spectrum are the recreational athletes who tra ...
  Child obesity rates in the U.S. are at terrifying and dangerous levels. According to the CDC, the obesity rates among children have doubled in the last 30 years—even quadrupling among adolescents. More than 1/3 of American children were obes ...
“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality”  - Warren Bennis Panelists Justin Grinnell, Melody Schoenfeld and Sgt. Nick Rians discuss the realities of being in charge of building a business and the criti ...
If you are passionate about jiu jitsu, kickboxing, karate, taekwondo, or one of the many other forms of martial arts, you already know that being sidelined with pain or an injury totally sucks. In this article, I will teach you the top two posture issue ...
It’s important to lift with your legs and not your back. Yes, yes, and yes. We have heard this message ten thousand times and it is the cardinal rule in movement. But it is so easy to reach down like an ape and pick up a heavy object with our a ...
Day 32 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10 min Serves: 1   Ingredients: 4 oz grilled chicken breast, sliced into strips ½ avocado, diced 1 small carrot, julienned 1 cup or ...
1L, 1R Turkish Get-up @ 90% of 1RM 1 minute rest 1L, 1R Turkish Get-up @ 90% 1 minute rest 3L, 3R Turkish Get-up @ 60-70% of 1RM 1 minute rest 5L, 5R Turkish Get-up @ 40-50% of 1RM   Safety considered, attempt to keep rest to designated ...
  When I was younger, I wanted to get in shape fast. I wanted to get 6-pack abs, defined shoulders, and a powerful looking back. At the same time, I wanted to learn how to defend myself. One of my friends suggested that I join a kickboxing gym. I fo ...
Throughout my seven years on the gym floor, the most common complaint I hear is lower back pain during abdominal exercises. The most common culprits are the plank and the leg raise.   As frustrating as this pain can be, the plank and the leg raise bo ...
Cardiovascular disorders are officially the #1 cause of death in the world. Take a moment to think about that: more people die as a result of (often avoidable) health problems like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attacks, strokes, and other c ...
The loneliness of the long distance runner could soon be a thing of the past as new technology allows crowds to cheer on athletes from anywhere in the world.   A prototype digital relay baton has been developed by computer scientists at Lancast ...
25 Kettlebell “Short swing” @ 79lb. W, 97lb. M 1 minute rest 50 Kettlebell “Short swing” @ 55lb. W, 70lb. M   Kettlebell swing: Power and position govern weight- If we lose our strong hinge, back rounds, or legs fail to ...
I’m currently training for a half marathon, so between runs and gym time, I have my share of sore muscles and angry trigger points. Finding relief is a precious commodity in order to continue with training. Toba Remedies has a line of organic produc ...
Day 31 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10 min (not including marinating time) Cook time: 30 min Serves: 4   Ingredients: 1 to 1¼ pounds chicken (I used thighs)   Marinade: ...
Hiring a personal trainer or coach can be an enormous boost to your physical development. From time to time, everyone needs some help to continue making progress. There are many advantages to working with a good coach, from a fresh set of eyes on your for ...
Culturally, we are in a crisis: People are more sedentary now than ever. Being sedentary not only limits the true potential of a person to experience and live in the real world, but it can lead to catastrophic medical conditions. Whether it is hypertensio ...
Despite all the TV advertising and billboards national-brand gyms shell out for, it turns out consumers prefer their local YMCA or YWCA over all other national gym chains. That's according to a recent study by MarketForce, conducted with more than tha ...