Fitness

At my gym, CrossFit Los Angeles, we require all of our students keep a workout journal. What's so valuable about keeping a journal? Turns out it can make a difference in your performance.
Training the abdominal muscles for a purely aesthetic goal is common in athletic training today, but is it actually useful?
Alternative modalities for health and fitness are becoming more popular in practice and research today. What can learning to breath do for your health?
If you have the space, and it doesn’t take much, a home gym can be a worthwhile investment.
The sport of wrestling is infamous for its weight-classes and weight-cutting.
A new study published ahead of print indicates that there may be an advantage to using multiple bars for submaximal and maximal effort deadlifting.
There are three basic areas comprising the sport of Mixed Martial Arts - submission, striking, and wrestling. In this article we break it down and give you examples of styles and fighters.
A recent study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research revealed traditional methods of training endurance may not be the best for teenage athletes.
Many men suffer silently with the debilitating condition of erectile dysfunction. ED can be improved with a regular workout program and good nutrition.
Rowing for sport is becoming more popular worldwide. Whether rowing on water or on an indoor ergometer, rowing is an extremely demanding endurance sport.
Kettlebells are often used in training by recreational athletes, elite athletes, and sports professionals. New research looked at the actual effectiveness of kettlebell training.
Exercise is a good thing, right? Well, like all things, exercise is good in moderation.
Fencing is a classic art, part of our history since the Middle Ages.
Incorporating yoga in to your current athletic programming is an excellent performance and mobility enhancer. The practice of yoga has evolved over thousands of years.
Do you know where your plantar fascia is? Chances are you don’t unless you have injured it and developed plantar fasciitis (inflammation of the plantar fascia).
The female athlete triad is a devastating health problem facing females in athletics and sports today.
Stress fractures are the most common injuries in athletics today. Athletes with stress fractures usually seek medical treatment for these bothersome injuries after dealing with ongoing pain.