Day 24 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 45 min Cook time: 30 min Serves: 4   Ingredients: 1 pound cooked chicken or turkey, diced 1 medium onion, diced 2 carrots, peeled and diced ...
If you’ve hung around the natural movement space long enough, you’ve likely heard of a smart gal by the name of Katy Bowman. She’s a biomechanist... sort of. What she really excels at is highlighting just how little we move (in big ways) ...
Fellow coaches: What I’m about to write about is going to be hard for some of you to hear. Listen, I get it, we are the quintessential tough guys and gals within our businesses. For me, and many of you, I have to be the pillar of toughness because I ...
We chatted with Micki Pauley, Chris White, and Kellen Milad about how they are appraoching social media this year, including planning, what they are doing the same and different, and what they think are some of the biggest challenges. ...
Remember that squat PR you reached at age 35, or when you finally mastered the front lever and planche? How about that college class you pulled up from a C to an A? Or that first car you saved for all summer?   What all these events have in com ...
Positional and mechanical improvement:   Rotational/ lateral movement drills, lifts, and swings Beginner/ Intermediate: Medicine ball throw, mace front pendulum and back pendulum, mace shovel, kettlebell Figure-8 Advanced: Mace 360, 10-2, varia ...
Tempo training is common for upper body and core movements, but is often neglected for lower body exercises. Why should you use tempo training for your legs? It all starts with the hips. The perfect squat is about as rare as the perfect running stride. Ab ...
We've all heard the expression "sitting is the new smoking." Basically, it's a fancy way to say "sitting down will increase your risk of health problems." Previous studies have indicated that sitting can decrease mobility, weak ...
Day 23 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 40 min Serves: 4   Ingredients: 3 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 2 cups vegetable (or chicken) broth 2 cups water 1 tab ...
I really like new workout gear, especially items that can be worn in cooler temperatures. Coovy Sports has lots of options when it comes to tops and bottoms for both female and male athletes. They offer compression gear as well as flexible options for var ...
Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is one of the most common overuse injuries from running. It can briefly be described as a pain and possible swelling on the outside of the knee. But there are a lot more details that go into the development, care, and preve ...
The CrossFit Open is coming up between February 23 and March 27 in 2017. This is the final 4 week phase of preparation leading up the competition. For a full review of why the Open is a good way to build a fitness plan that is goal oriented and clearly di ...
Front squat/ Double kettlebell front squat:   7 x 5 @ (up to) 75% of 2RM   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as “7 ...
For better or worse, the bench press is the ubiquitous measure of strength. Think about it, when was the last time someone asked you how much you squat? The bench press is also typically one of the first movements a new lifer will attempt during their mai ...
(Source: Bev Childress Creative)   If you own a car, you know that to get the most out of it, you need to fill it up with quality fuel, be careful not to abuse it, and keep it looking good. You also know that you have to keep up on the maint ...
Today I want to talk about a simple metric you can use to improve your relationships with your clients, athletes, or students.                      &n ...
Cold water immersion therapy (e.g. jumping into an ice bath after your workout) has long been a popular method of improving recovery in athletes. But for years now, most of the science on this topic has been showing that this strategy isn’t very eff ...