Welcome to our first week of workouts designed by Dan John. With a background in track and field, weightlifting, and Highland Games, and having worked with elite athletes for years, Dan knows what it takes to make someone fast and strong.   Three new ...
EDITOR'S NOTE: I am proud to introduce the first installment in our brand new feature - The Athlete Journals. To start off we are featuring CrossFit athletes as they train and compete throughout the CrossFit Games season. Look for journals weekly fro ...
“Momentum” is one of my favorite concepts. It pervades all areas of success and is always a missing or misguided ingredient when struggle is present. Who hasn’t had a period in their present or history when their lives were moving at the ...
Plyometrics – various jumping, bounding, and hopping exercises – have been a staple of many training programs in the United States for some time now. The success of the European Eastern Block countries and the old Soviet Union of the 1970s lea ...
A. 4 Rounds 30 Seconds of Plank Hold 25 Russian Kettlebell Swings    B. Kettlebell Snatches: 5X5    C. 4 Rounds 30 Seconds of Push Ups 25 Russian Kettlebell Swings   D. Kettlebell Windmills: 5x5   E.  Awake and Evol ...
Welcome to our first week of workouts designed by Dan John. With a background in track and field, weightlifting, and Highland Games, and having worked with elite athletes for years, Dan knows what it takes to make someone fast and strong.   Three new ...
For whatever reason, people who are really good at getting other people strong, fast, and fit tend to be a unique breed. By this I don’t mean your run of the mill globo-gym trainers, I mean the truly talented and elite strength and conditioning coac ...
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is unlike other forms of exercise in multiple ways. One of the most significant is in the bonds practitioners create with each other through their training. Grapplers become part of a team when they join an academy, a team that encoura ...
    We all have a flat tire and half a century ride with greasy hands to thank for the inception of Grease Monkey Wipes. That’s exactly what the founder of Grease Monkey Wipes went through before he pioneered the product. Grease Monkey W ...
Looking for a different and more mellow way of warming up your body for your workout? Sitting at your desk and feeling groggy?   Tai Chi is a great way to get moving and get your blood flowing without taxing your body. Getting your circulation going ...
When you’re a kid or, better yet, a toddler, your parents buy you all kinds of toys to help stimulate brain development, so you don’t end up only counting to “potato.” They buy us building blocks so we can decipher if we want to be ...
CrossFit Games season is upon us. Between February 22 and July 15 the long process of selecting the “Fittest Man and Woman on Earth” will take place beginning with the CrossFit Games Open, continuing in the Regionals, and culminating at the Ho ...
  A. 3 Rounds 30 Seconds Kimura Sit Up 30 Seconds Jumping Squats   B. 3 Rounds 5 Kettlebell Overhead Squats Right/Left 15 Push Ups   C. 4 Rounds 5 Kettlebell Windmills Right/Left 15 Alternating One Armed Kettlebe ...
In part one of The 5½ Biggest Fixes Every Small Gym Must Make we were discussing the little things no one ever really talks about when running a small business. In this article we will continue to dispel myths and disrupt conventional wisdom of wha ...
Much is made of a coach’s ability to lead a team and individual athletes to their optimum performance, whether in a high school context or as part of a professional sports team - or anywhere in between. Coaches are frequently retained or released on ...
Our third and final week of workouts from kettlebell master Andrea DuCane!   To learn more about Andrea, read our feature interview: Part 1 - The Ageless Body Part 2 - Always a Student   These workouts are designed for the intermediate athlete ...
Even when you’ve been around the fitness industry for a while and become cynical and jaded it’s hard not to get caught up in the hype surrounding some supplements:   “Feels like deca” (quite a famous one for the old-timers ...