Fitness

The starting point for peak performance is building strength. A lot of smart guys have said this. So how should an endurance athlete go about this?
It's day one at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio and oh boy is it a scene! Randy Couture, Ronnie Coleman, CrossFit, powerlifting, and more!
Breathing is important, trust us on this one. Learn the most efficient way to breathe as well as a few tips for breathing during a workout.
The nominations have been counted and the 20 semi-finalists have been selected! These 20 blogs will go before our judges to see who makes the 2012 Top 10 Fitness Blog List!
How do you prepare for battle? Many competitors have rituals they follow to get them in the best physical and mental state. Do any of these descriptions fit your pre-contest rituals?
Michael Winchester trains at the well-known CrossFit Central in Texas. How has his training been going? And how did he do on the first workout in the CrossFit Games Open?
CrossFitters are willing to eat like a saint, train like an animal, and make sacrifices for performance. But it seems to take a catastrophic injury to get these folks to see a chiro, PT, etc.
Not only does hiking promote a lifetime of fitness and active lifestyle, but it also instills a love of the outdoors. A quiet hike is quality family-time and a good escape from hectic daily life.
The first workout of the CrossFit Games Open has gone by - 7 minutes of burpees! Find out how Peter's training is going as he talks about balancing competition, workouts, and life.
My journey learning self-defense took me on an unsuspected path - that the real value of self-defense is not physical, but in learning to defend who I truly am, and in discovering who I truly am.
What are weightlifting straps, how do they help you, and why should you use them? Coach Nick explains why weightlifting straps make sense in this two part series on enhancing your lifts with straps.
I often ride a razor’s edge as the parent of two young athletes. When to push them, or not push them; be involved, but not too much. A situation becomes complicated when you realize they may be great.
Week 1 of the CrossFit Games Open has passed - find out how Ingrid did on the 7 minutes of burpees and how she trained leading up to it.
How does the world’s number one private security firm ensure its protectors are constantly in the best physical shape? Simple - they have them do CrossFit.
This week let's take a step back and see how Dan John got to be Dan John, and then talk about how he intends to stay Dan John for a long time to come.
I learned the hard way that constantly beating up my body without appreciating what it gave me can only end up in a place of illness and injury. Read how I learned to express gratitude to my body.
Tiffany Cruikshank is one of the best-known names in yoga, and for good reason – she’s been doing it since she was 14 years old and it’s been her life’s passion, along with Chinese Medicine.