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After working for the better part of 20 years in small businesses (and owning a few very successful ones) just like yours, I’ve seen several similar traps that affect the profitability and longevity of the fitness BIZ you’re running.   &l ...
Photos provided by Danette "Dizzle" Rivera.   Happy Valentine’s Day! And happy wedding anniversary to me. Yes, I married on V-Day and before you think I’m a hardcore romantic you should know I married on Valentine's Day out ...
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 ...
Olympic weightlifters are a bunch of elitists. I'm not saying that to be mean. I'm one of them! And some of that elitism is well deserved. After all, the snatch - when done well - is one of the hardest things a person can learn to do with the body ...
To stretch or not to stretch? Should I stretch before and/or after training? Is static stretching better than dynamic stretching? Does resistance training increase or decrease flexibility?   Why has such an innocuous event such as muscle stretching ...
Last week we took a look at Traditional Chinese Medicine’s view of sexual frequency in association with maintaining good health. For those people who found themselves to be at the bottom end of the scale or not even on the scale, there was some conc ...
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 ...
For those who played sports growing up or have children who play sports, the common belief is hits and bumps to the head are no big deal if they don’t induce symptoms of concussion. Two recent studies conducted on high school athletes in football an ...
A. 3 Rounds 1 Minute of 1 Kettlebell Squat, 1 Halo to Right, 1 Halo to Left (then repeat cycle) Rest 20 seconds 1 Minute 1/2 Turkish Get Up (no weight) rest 20 seconds   B. 5 Rounds 10 Tactical Kettlebell Lunge (on each side for a total of 20 lunges) ...
Many people start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and find a lifestyle. Fifty/50 BJJ students Lisa Ivy and Greg Anderson started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and found each other. Currently in the midst of planning their upcoming May wedding, Lisa and ...
      Training grip strength with odd lifts, thick bars, and strong man equipment often makes such training exclusive to those with access to specialty equipment. Fat Gripz is an exercise tool that makes the functionality of wide-grip pul ...
How do we prepare for a workout? If you are a beginner, especially in CrossFit, this video will lead you through what and how to prepare for a successful workout. A little bit of preparation can result in faster times and better performance.   Equipm ...
Two brand new studies indicate life-threatening diseases are strongly associated with the consumption of soft drinks. In one study diet soft drinks were linked to an increase in stroke, heart attack, and vascular death. In another study soft drinks were l ...
A. 5 Rounds 25 Walking Kettlebell Swings 15 Air Squats 10 Push Ups 5 1/2 Turkish Gets Ups on Each Side *Unweighted   B. 3x3 Turkish Get Ups   C. Tabata Snatch Alternating Arms Each Set   D. Awake and Evolve ...
The fitness world is full of percentages, metrics, and calculations we adhere to like cattle. Statistics we accept as gospel; change we fear as blasphemy.   Adding weight to the bar, dropping a percentage of body-fat, shaving a second off your 400m ...
Professional mixed martial arts fighters put their health and well-being at risk every day. Even the most scrupulous and seasoned practitioners may find themselves seriously injured by an errant knee or a mistimed shot, not to mention the beating they may ...
Our second 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; I am as ...