Fitness

Looking to get in great cardiovascular shape without a complicated or time-consuming plan? Try this four week plan!
New research is further confirming the positive effects of a meditative breathing practice.
Recent research in Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, assessed the female high school track athletes knowledge of menstrual health and bone loss.
Is the age old "talk test" actually a good measure of heart rate and exertion? A new study reveals the answer.
This week marks the start of a new four-week cycle of workout programming in our Strength and Conditioning Workouts. Our new Featured Coach is Liam “Taku” Bauer, co-founder of HybridFitness.tv.
Kettlebells are commonly used in athletic programming by strength and conditioning professionals, CrossFit athletes, elite athletes and recreational athletes
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections are rampantly spreading in gyms, locker rooms, and athletic facilities.
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.
In the final segment of our interview series with CrossFit LA founder, Andy Petranek, we are going to explore his personal coaching philosophy and his thought process in writing workouts.
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.
Tempo training is an important component of training commonly overlooked by strength and conditioning professionals and athletes.
At some point or another we have all encountered dilemma of whether to train through an injury. Today I am sharing how I handle this personally and the advice I give my clients.
Last week in part one of our interview we learned how Andy evolved from trumpet player to professional adventure racer. The next evolution would take him from athlete to trainer to CrossFit coach.
After a number of years on the fringe, mixed martial arts (MMA) has lodged itself firmly in the national Zeitgeist. As a new fan, there are a lot of terms to learn and this guide can help you.
Researchers and strength and conditioning professionals still debate over the efficacy of a dynamic warm up versus a static warm up. Which one did researchers determine was the best/
Burpees. The suck. Whatever you call them, if you have ever done them, this topic probably makes you a bit uneasy, perhaps because you fear we are going to encourage you to bang out 100.
Previous research has examined the dynamic relationship between coaches and athletes. New research analyzed the impact coaching behaviors and rapport on an athletes’ perceived levels of anxiety.