The big, messy problem of this fitness and movement culture stuff is that we’re developing crazy physical prowess devoid of all context. We emphasize the superhuman at the expense of the human. It’s glaringly obvious on Instagram; we’re ...
Whether you are a masters rower or simply a CrossFitter looking to improve your work capacity, this training plan is for you. The 1K sprint row is a test of both power and aerobic capacity, so if you can improve your time in the 1K, it will carry over to ...
Today I’m going to talk today abut finding clarity in your coaching practice.   Although the fitness business is a massive space to do business in, too many of us too often get caught up with the mechanics of the business. We get bent out of sh ...
Barbells, kettlebells, and dumbbells everyone gets. They are the tools of strength and conditioning. Strongman has them, too. They are called logs, axle bars and circus bells.   Strongman is a pure form of strength training that is solely about ...
Bench press: 2 x 5 @ 75% of 2RM 1 x max rep @ 75% of 2RM 1 x max rep @ 60% Rest as needed between sets. If sets of 5 require interruption, decrease weight for max rep set to 60-70%. When scheme is listed as “2 x 5″, i ...
Another new year is upon us, and along with it, a pile of new resolutions. But this isn’t about shallow, short-lived promises that end up on the heap of plans gone awry. This is for people looking for permanent changes. If you’re ready to go-a ...
Day 1 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 15 min Serves: 4   Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, peeled and shredded ½ teaspoon chili powder or Cajun seasoning Pinch o ...
Since the beginning of time, mankind has sought for something to keep them alive for longer. From the Greek myth of ambrosia to medieval alchemy to the Fountain of Youth to modern anti-aging products, humans have always looked for ways to stave off the ra ...
Over the last several years, the popularity of bodyweight training has exploded. The American College of Sports Medicine ranked it as the number one fitness trend of 2015. It’s easy to see why. There are many benefits, including convenience, low cos ...
“Smashing,” “rolling,” and “breaking up scar tissue” are all common ways that athletes refer to the practice of self myofascial release. Foam rollers, lacrosse balls, and PVC pipes are more common than ever inside stren ...
Day 4 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 75 min Cook time: 15 min Serves: 4   Ingredients: 10 ounces mixed mushrooms (cremini, shitake, oyster), roughly chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil or ...