weightlifting

Inspired by conversation with John Du Cane of Dragon Door and Qigong, kettlebells, and fitness.
Many chronically overtrained BJJ athletes come my way with burnout, and to top it all off, they are frustrated because they can’t lose weight even with all the training.
The fourth part in our exercise recovery series will help you elicit that last bit of recovery capacity with active and passive strategies.
How to differentiate between building muscle for looks and building muscle for function.
Here is why resistance training increases athletic performance while reducing relative risk for an injury.
Motivational goals have a goldilocks quality, whereby the targets that we aim for cannot be too easy, too hard, or take too long to achieve. The coach needs to get it just right.
The only 12-week, three-phase, three-methods, fat loss plan, you'll ever need to lose quarantine weight gain.
Remind yourself that the lockdown is an opportunity to take time to rest, heal some nagging injuries, and pause and reflect on your training goals.
Once you know you’re not starting from scratch and haven’t lost too much ground you can resist the urge to go in all guns blazing.
For many years, the CrossFit community has overlooked the worst excesses of the organization. Why is it any different now?
Being good at a sport doesn't mean you should be to overly specific with your training.
Thankfully, there is a method to the proverbial madness of training.
Hitting a personal best in your lifts comes from somewhere deep down, inspiration may come places you never even dreamt of.
Master athletes who are hesitant about descending into the full snatch position are inhibited by a lack of confidence in their escapability skills.
I am living in Japan where heavy lifters are rare and gym equipment is very expensive. So I decided to build my own barbell from scratch. Here's how I did it, so you can do it too.
This video from Bob Takano is especially valuable for those lifters who are having difficulty “feeling” the position of the bar overhead and the effects of proper footwork. 
The Good Morning is an exceptional exercise for stretching the hamstrings and in some cases the ankles. It also helps for developing the hamstrings for athletic movements.