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As a full-time fitness coach for the last six years, it has been my experience there are three components to good coaching – technical knowledge, the ability to manage a group, and communication skills.   I spoke with Michael Stanwyck, of Cross ...
Our final week of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek.   Read our interview, to find out more about him: Part 1 - "Andy the Competitor" Part 2 - "Discoveri ...
The desire to lose belly fat is a popular one for aesthetic reasons, but loss of belly fat is imperative for many on a medical level. Abdominal obesity frequently indicates a high level of visceral fat. Visceral fat is the fat between your internal organs ...
A. Tabata Hollow Rock   B. 6 Rounds For Time: 8 Goblet Squats 16 Russian Kettlebell Swings 50 Meter Farmers Walk 16 Russian Kettlebell Swings 8 Goblet Squats 50 Meter Farmers Walk   C. Tabata Superman   D. Awake and Evolve ...
Our final week of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek.   Read our interview, to find out more about him: Part 1 - "Andy the Competitor" Part 2 - "Discoveri ...
In the third and final segment of our interview series with former Marine and CrossFit LA founder, Andy Petranek, we are going to explore his personal coaching philosophy and his thought process in writing workouts for his clientele.   Andy, himself ...
Our final week of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek.   Read our interview, to find out more about him: Part 1 - "Andy the Competitor" Part 2 - "Discoveri ...
  Our significant others are not the only ones who appreciate our efforts to get in shape. If you participate in any type of contact sport like wrestling or martial arts, you may become more susceptible to skin conditions like ringworm, folliculitis ...
A. 10 x Kettlebell Complex: (alternating arms, not for time - for perfect form) 3 Clean 2 Front Squat 1 Press B. 25 Strict Close Grip Push Ups (not for time - for perfect form) Rest 2 Minutes 150 Sit Ups (for time) Rest 2 Minutes 25 Strict ...
Today marks the beginning of our final week of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek.   Read our interview, to find out more about him: Part 1 - "Andy the Competitor&q ...
A concept as basic as the hand we choose for eating, writing, making contact with our loved ones, is at the heart of extensive empirical research. Roughly nine in ten of us favor our right hands for these and other tasks, while the tenth either favors the ...
Tempo training is an important component of training commonly overlooked by strength and conditioning professionals and athletes. More research is being conducted to determine the efficacy of this style of training, and it’s impact on power output. ...
A. Accumulate 2 Minutes of Wall Supported Handstand Holds   B. For Time: 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1- 1 Arm Clean, Press, and Overhead Squat with Kettlebell (alternating arms for each rep set) 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 - Pull Ups   C. For Time: 35 V-Ups (st ...
One of the most common questions I receive as a coach is, “I hurt my [insert body part here], but I want to keep training. What can I do?” At some point or another, either as coaches or as athletes, we have encountered this dilemma. Today, I a ...
Today starts off week 2 of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek.   Read our interview, to find out more about him: Part 1 - "Andy the Competitor" Part 2 - " ...
Two recent studies indicate a correlation between fish oil and brain function, both in terms of maintaining brain health and cognitive ability while aging and also increasing recovery from strokes.   According to research done by the Rhode Island Ho ...
  A. 5 Rounds For Time: 20 Burpees 20 Russian Kettlebell Swings   B. 3 Rounds For Time 30 Russian Twist with Kettlebell 30 Seconds Side Plank Right 30 Seconds Side Plank Left   C. Awake and Evolve ...