I've always been a little skeptical of somatotyping, but Ben Greenfield's book was pretty dead on when it came to my training needs. I recommend this book especially for beginners.
This was a solid, productive training week with a 3RM PR on the high bar squat and a 1RM PR on the bench press. As competition looms nearer, I find myself training more and more on instinct.
If the zombies decide to pay us a visit, which physical skills would keep you from being breakfast? After watching this video we think parkour skills are top of the list!
Kettlebells are particularly great for workouts for cyclists. But to design a functional workout, we first have to look at the motions that take place while cycling.
August is the month when many of us take holidays, which means potentially a lot of flying and dealing with time changes. Here are five yoga poses to help you make a healthy adjustment.
I ask myself before every session, “Is this going to make me fitter and healthier?” The goal in the second half of life should be to move well and with strength so you can enjoy the rest of your life.
A new study explored the best way to improve running economy in masters athletes, and it looks like heavy lifting is the way to go.
We've learned to relax and center ourselves. Now it's right before the lift and it's time to charge ourselves up. There is a right and a wrong way to do this, and a right and a wrong amount to do.
I often hear people say they don't know where to find locally sourced food. The Locavore app helps you find farms, markets, and CSAs in your area.
Have you ever been in yoga class and heard, "The organs are like a dirty sponge, and we are ringing them out to detoxify the body?" Then you wonder, "Are we really? Does that really work?"
Groin injuries related to soft tissue, while annoying, have the ability to progress into a more sinister pathology due to the altered movement and mechanics that ensue to protect the area.
There is a reason for standardized terminology, and that is so confusion is minimized. To help newer coaches, here is a list of useful weightlifting terms and exactly what they mean.
Yes, that’s right. Here are 21 reasons not to get off the treadmill, office chair, or sofa and join your local strength and conditioning facility.
Just like any other athletes, autistic individuals have unique strengths and weaknesses. A recent study suggests strength training may be particularly beneficial for children with autism.
The clean pull helps improve the strength and power in the muscles involved in pulling the barbell off the floor during the clean.
On Tuesday, September 10, don't miss the chance to chat with Nick Horton, Olympic weightlifting coach and blogger at the Iron Samurai.
Pony Club Grappling Gear's spats brought me back to the days of waking up early on Saturday morning to see what was up with the Smurfs and My Little Pony. Plus, they're really comfortable.
So what are the rules when it comes to video submissions and the judging of same? The official rulebook is silent on this and it seems like there is no governance of the video submissions at all.
Getting older doesn’t mean you have to quit working hard, but it does mean you need to be smarter about how you go about it. Here's what I've learned and what I recommend.
Studies have shown static stretching decreases performance in novice weightlifters, and now new research suggests it's also true for advanced athletes. What do you think?
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