To generate power, you need mobility. To have mobility, you need stability. Proximal stability feeds distal mobility. Instability signals the brain and nervous system to put the brakes on power output because it feels threatened. A lack of stability ...
Day 3 0f 3, Week 1 Today is challenge day. Test yourself with the following routine over 6 minutes. Every Friday, or 3rd day of this challenge, we will have a new benchmark workout for you to try.   2 reps per movement Add 2 reps to each mo ...
Day 82 of 360 5 rounds of:   7L, 7R 1-arm kettlebell row @ as heavy as possible in each 5 Push-up (Scaled to ability in each round) 3 V-up (Each rep = 3/1000 hold @ top and bottom) :30 sec. rest   Heaviest uninterrupted 7-rep governs k ...
Day 5 of 100 Sn HP means Snatch High Pull C HP means Clean High Pull    Sn HP & Sn: (X/3+1)4 C HP & C: (X/3+1)4 Push Press: (X/3)4 B Sq: (X/2)4   ...
Day 3 of 3: Week 6 A:   Run or Row 2K Time Trial   B1:   5x5 Kettlebell Clean   B2:   3x5 Strict Press with Kettlebell Rest 30 Seconds Between Rounds   C:   1 Minute Handstand Hold 1 Minute Plank Hol ...
  What I'm about to teach you seems counter-intuitive to many people's goals.    Usually, you'll see me writing an article on how to get bigger and stronger. The thing is, some people don't want to get bigger. They're h ...
  Of all the areas you can focus on in your training, the single one that yields the biggest results is consistency. Whatever your training goals, consistency is important across the board in achieving them. This article focuses specifically o ...
Buying a safe, high-quality jogging stroller is one of the best investments you will make in your postnatal health. Traditional baby strollers are not built to withstand long walks or jogging on irregular terrain. Umbrella strollers are not safe choices f ...
Healthy eating is one of the most important aspects of a healthy pregnancy. Nutrition is one of the best ways a mother can support the development and health of her growing baby.    Eating a balanced diet can be simple if you have the informatio ...
(Source: Bev Childress/Choose Courage Foundation)   We've all seen those funny images of guys and girls with huge upper bodies and scrawny legs, and we all know that skipping leg day can lead to serious musculature imbalances. But did you know t ...
The Spencer technique, in which a clinician guides the shoulder joint through its full range of motion (ROM), may prevent injury in baseball pitchers, according to research in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association[1].   Researcher ...
Day 4 of 100 You're a veteran now - it's been 4 days - time to get used to workout abbreviations for movements. As we go along and we add more variety to your rep and set schemes, it'll be easier on the eyes.   CDL - Clean Deadlift GM - ...
Day 81 of 360 50/50 Kettlebell strict press:   5 x 3L, 3R @ as heavy as possible in each 3 x 1L , 1R @ (up to) heaviest set above   Alternating arms as directed, accumulate 36 total reps (18 left, 18 right). Keep kettlebells in-hand for L- ...
"More" has become the religion of the 21st century. We assume more is better in training, in eating, and in our to-do lists. Commercials convince us that buying more will make us happy, and social media highlight reels give the illusion that e ...
In the last couple of articles I wrote, the focus was on dealing with trauma—in particular divorce and how exercise was a helpful form of therapy for a number of reasons. Intense exercise creates a physical outlet for all those not so positive emoti ...
Lifting is a valuable element of establishing fundamental strength, performance, and health. But what if your training could give you something even greater than that? What if you could continue developing fundamental strength, but in a way that allows yo ...
Prenatal Nourishment: Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Congee   Serves: 4   Ingredients: 8 cups bone broth (chicken or beef) 1 cup uncooked jasmine rice 1 tablespoon grated, peeled, fresh ginger 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 2 carrots ...