Everyone suffers from lower back pain to a certain extent. You may feel a bit stiff and sore when you stand up after a long day sitting, or it may kick in after a few heavy sets of deadlifts. There are many suffering from chronic lower back pain, ...
Day 74 of 360 Kettlebell “Short swing”:   10 x 10 @ (up to) 75% of 5RM   Rest up to 1 minute between sets. Power and position govern weight- If we lose our strong hinge, back rounds, or legs fail to snap straight in the “ ...
  I’ve written a great deal on nutrition and the health habits of society that only seem to be further entrenched by our schools. It’s a societal issue, and fixing it will take community effort and prioritization. It takes a villag ...
(Source: Bev Childress)   Investing in a new program or online training subscription? Before you spend all your hard-earned cash, make sure you have the right mental approach to ensure that you will follow through with it. There is nothing m ...
(Source: Bruce Klemens)   Squat style and technique are pivotal to success in any strength endeavor, but the debate about them between powerlifters and weightlifters is needless and counterproductive.   For powerlifters, the requisi ...
Meet Mele, the all-natural meal replacement shake that is packed full of taste and nutrients, including a blend of fruit, veggies, nuts, and grass fed whey protein to fuel your fitness. Mele, pronounced “meal,” is an all-natural meal replaceme ...
  When you think of a good workout, no doubt you picture yourself covered in sweat, muscles aching, lungs burning, and pushing yourself to your limits. There's no doubt about it: vigorous exercise is one of the best ways to burn fat, improve you ...
A delicious and moderately spiced version of a traditional Indian dish is nutritious and packed full of protein, magnesium, folate, vitamin A, vitamin K, potassium, and calcium. Two versions of this recipe are included; one with little spice and one very ...
Day 2 of 3: Week 5 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 &n ...
Day 74 of 360 Pendlay row:   10 x 2 @ as heavy as possible in each   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as “10 x ...
As I write this article, the sun is shining, early season races are starting, and it is all too tempting to pack away the training equipment for another year and step out on the bike. But wait! There are plenty of advantages to keeping the trainer out t ...
  Are you moving correctly?   We see the buzzwords “corrective exercise” thrown around a lot in the physical training world. As a coach who focuses heavily on mobility, natural movement patterns, and movement quality above ...
Female athletes who continue their athletic training throughout their pregnancy have a great opportunity to feel strong and fit. Getting the right nutrition and eating meals that support this is important to maintain the health of mom and baby. Pregnant a ...
  Fibromyalgia is a debilitating condition believed to be related to arthritis. It can cause significant muscular pain, but with no known cause or specific point of origin. The pain can affect a person's ability to think clearly, sleep well, and ...
  Wouldn't it be awesome if there was an easy way to diagnose and treat depression? Something as simple as pressing a button on your smartphone and having an app alert you if you are depressed? Sadly, depression is far more complex than that. Th ...
Day 73 of 360 Power clean:   3 x 7 @ 65-70% of 2RM   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make a minor weight adjustment and continue. When scheme is listed as “3 x 7″, it always refers to “Sets” ...
There are no lessons more important than those that promote greater depth of experience and inspire us to intentionally develop a purpose. In my last article, I discussed three habits that are essential pieces for an inspired life and greater self-disco ...