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Schedule of CrossFit Athlete Journals: Mondays - Ingrid Kantola Wednesdays - Travis Holley Sundays - Michael Winchester   Michael Winchester - Athlete Journal 5/20/12 (Read Michael's Bio here)   The Top 10 Ways to be Successful in Your Train ...
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's list was as varied as ever, with popular articles on kettlebells, Turkish get ups, running and rowing tips, why hugs (and blu ...
I’ve had the opportunity to train at a variety of grappling academies. Eventually word gets out that I have a PhD. Some people’s reactions are funny; they get a little indignant and ask me why I never mentioned it previously. I usually give th ...
Dear Willow,   Great article on minimalist running. I have transitioned to racing flats. I like the idea of going minimalist, but my running takes me through the urban jungle and I am always worried about glass, nails, and other small objects. I do n ...
Click here to read other journal entries and articles by Andrew Read, and look for his new journal every Monday as he trains for Ironman Melbourne.   Journal Entry 3 - Staving Off Boredom   With an event that is still almost a year away, it is ...
With the many types of alternative treatments out there, finding one that works can be a challenge. These ten articles will help you prevent and treat a variety of ailments in a natural way, or find the right health professional to assist the healing proc ...
    Reviewing supplement companies is often a bittersweet experience for me. I am huge advocate of real food, and I make a living coaching folks on how to eat. Opportunities like this one force me to dig deep inside products and brands I would ...
Welcome to the Friday Flicks! Every Friday we kick off your weekend with a fun, fitness-related video you've never seen before. If you've missed previous weeks, you can catch up on them HERE!   This week - yoga expert Briohny Smyth. I guarant ...
EDITOR'S NOTE: Welcome to the Athlete Journal of Olympic weightlifter Holley Mangold. Holley is part of Team USA headed to London this summer. Follow her journey here as she trains for the 2012 Olympics! Holley's journal will be posted every Frid ...
    I think I’ve discovered my new favorite hoodie. It’s the JACO women’s hooded Henley and it’s ridiculously comfortable. But before we get into the Henley and pants I tested from JACO, let’s talk about the com ...
A. 7 Rounds 7 Kettlebell Swings 7 Goblet Squats 7 Push Ups   B. Tabata Mash Up Box Jump Dragon Flags   C. Awake and Evolve ...
  One of the things that probably has the most ability to cause me to have a conniption fit is poor programming. Somehow one of the biggest areas that people fall over in is their kettlebell programming. Like it’s some big mystical thing that ...
People have reaped the benefits of yoga training for over 5,000 years. Currently, nearly eleven million Americans practice yoga to experience its variety of health benefits. When people think of yoga, people often think of psychological as well as physiol ...
EDITOR'S NOTE: Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world-class grappler Valerie Worthington. Follow Valerie as she trains and competes in various events over the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition season. Val's journal will be posted every Thursday. ...
We do a lot of upper back work in powerlifting. Strength is needed to support the bar while squatting, to create a stable base while benching, and to hold the back position while deadlifting. One thing that is missed by doing this work in a repetitious ma ...
It's spring time and your house isn't the only thing needing a "cleanse." Give these three simple tips a try and have your mind and body detoxed and ready to enjoy life and nature.   Tip 1: Neti Your Nose   When done, this can ...
Welcome to the RKC Kettlebell workout from coach Dini Leopoldo. Two new workouts are posted each week - on Tuesday and Thursday - and can be done on any day you have available. Make sure you warm up adequately before starting any of these workouts!   ...