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Schedule of CrossFit Athlete Journals: Mondays - Ingrid Kantola Wednesdays - Travis Holley Sundays - Michael Winchester   Michael Winchester - Athlete Journal 6/10/12 (Read Michael's Bio here)   The punishment continues…   Coach ...
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. We've got some awesome articles on all aspects of training this week, from overhead squatting, to hill sprints, to balancing femininity w ...
Of late, a large enough number of friends and acquaintances is making big changes in their lives (leaving one geographic location for another, contemplating switching jobs, etc.) that I’ve started to think there’s something in the water. Or ra ...
Dear Willow,   What do you recommend as basics for a personal training client who has difficulty managing stress? The client I'm thinking of is very Type-A, has a lot of responsibilities, loves his work, but does recognizes that he is stressed an ...
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 6 - It Never Always Gets Worse   If you’ve ever seriously prepared for som ...
It's important to work hard, but giving your body a break is also a crucial part of building strength and endurance. These seven articles will help you give your body the rest it needs to recover and refuel after your workout.   Real World Advice ...
    The kind folks at Clarex asked me to review their mental clarity and recovery product. Right away I wondered what the supplement facts were, I wondered if it was safe, and to be honest I was curious if it would do what it said it would. Th ...
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 the best of Chaz Ortiz. Skateboarding ...
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 ...
A great way to beat a training rut and burn more calories is to change things up. Triathlon training is an effective way to beat workout boredom and train different muscles because you are including three different disciplines into your routine. Swimming, ...
A. 4 x 30 Seconds ½ Unweighted Turkish Get Up (alternating sides)   B. 4 Rounds 1 Minute Run or Row 1 Minute Push Ups 1 Minute Air Squat 1 Minute Rest   C. Awake and Evolve ...
It’s not often I stand in a roomful of trainers and feel like the dumbest one in the room. Yet that’s exactly how I felt on day one of my RKC in June 2009.   At the time in Australia there were only five or six RKCs and none were local. Y ...
As both men and women begin to age the arteries in their bodies become susceptible to arterial stiffening. Arterial stiffness occurs as a result of age and atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). It happens when the elastic fibers within the arterial ...
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. ...
Are you training in a void? I am a firm believer in goal setting. Without goals it becomes hard to establish action plans (in this case training plans) to drive improvement. In the world of business and athletics there is no such thing as standing still, ...
How do you balance your feminine nature with the competition that exists in athletics and sports? With a high level of personal expectations and the influences to be the best, how do you increase the ability to flow, feel free, and lessen rigidity from st ...
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!   ...