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The temporomandibular (tem-puh-roe-mun-DIB-u-lur) joint (TMJ) attaches the lower jaw to the skull. TMJ syndrome is a disorder that is characterized by pain in the jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw movement. For the sake of this article, TMJ ...
Your business is not your ego. That's a hard pill to swallow for a lot of coaches and trainers, especially the ones who train competitive athletes or the ones who were competitive athletes themselves. It's hard to let go of that sense of superio ...
  Your liver is designed to absorb dietary fats and turn them into cholesterol, which is then used for the production of hormones, cellular walls, and more. Your liver also produces glucose for energy. It's to be expected that the liver will sto ...
Day 2 of 3, Week 9 Every Tuesday and Thursday, at 6 pm PT, I have a Facebook Live challenge, you can join in and ask me anything you want, but I focus on my pull-ups and alternatives. If you have no access to a pull-up bar, do push-ups.   ...
Breaking into the fitness industry is often a tough and overwhelming process. Clients and gyms want experience and knowledge, so how is a young, enthusiastic trainer with little or no experience ever able to begin their career? How does this trainer ever ...
Day 3   Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4           Push ups 1 2 3 4           Pull ...
Day 122 of 360 Kettlebell push press/ push jerk:   Using warm-up sets of no more than 2-3 reps per arm, and keeping total reps under 30 (15L, 15R) climb to and find your 1RM push press/ push jerk. Controlled, organized lock-out constitutes a comp ...
Day 42 of 100 1)Snatch: (X/2)5 2)Clean: (X/2)5 3)Snatch Deadlift to Power Position: (X/3)4 4)Back Squat: (X/4)5 Supine Sprints: x5   ...
  Becca Voigt has been CrossFitting since, I think, 2008. I started around 2009. I saw her at the first Regional competition that year when there were no qualifiers and you could just sign up to take part. At that time, eight athletes out of t ...
  A post shared by Kari Lund | CookingUpClean (@cookingupclean) on May 26, 2017 at 11:33am PDT   Social media offers a lot of benefits for those who are trying to get healthy and fit. Not only is it a great place to find a commu ...
(Source: Beverly Childress)   As something of a rabid capitalist, I find myself with conflicting feelings when it comes to the realities of the fitness industry. Make no mistake, fitness is big business. There are real dollars to be made, products a ...
Day 2 Today, you may like to consider the following variations, but be mindful that it should be entirely up to you and your comfortable level with any movement or exercise. Stay safe and have fun building strength:   Pull ups: you can substitu ...
Day 121 of 360 Deadlift   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 41 of 100 1)Power Snatch: (X/3)4 2)Power Clean: (X/3)4 3)Jerk off the Rack: (X/3)4 4)Behind the neck press: (X/3)4     ...
Day 1 0f 3, Week 9 Every Tuesday and Thursday, at 6 pm PT, I have a Facebook Live challenge, you can join in and ask me anything you want, but I focus on my pull-ups and alternatives. If you have no access to a pull-up bar, do push-ups.   5 round ...
  Mobility, the combination of flexibility and stability, is an absolutely essential quality for better performance. Greater mobility prevents injuries and unlocks speed, power, and agility. It allows greater leverage, gives you more options, ...
  No matter how minor, an injury always feels like a major set-back. Even the most benign of ailments can bring significant mental turmoil.   Doubt enters our mind in the form of: "I allowed this to happen, and we begin to stress over even ...