Hermann Goerner could one-hand snatch 167.75lbs, could one-arm deadlift 727lbs, and regularly wrestled an elephant weighting 1,500lbs. Here's how he trained.
I want to share with you a metabolic conditioning protocol that I call "TSC Circuits." TSC stands for Throw-Sprint-Carry, and these are the three main components of each metabolic circuit workout.
A new study takes a look at how much rest you need between sets to see gains in strength. The good news is, it looks like a longer break is most effective.
The attempt to spot-reduce body fat. It should be dead and buried, but it lives on. It’s a pursuit that just doesn’t go away. It’s time to add one more nail to the coffin.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: kettlebells, eggs, knee injuries, hip mobility, and more!
If you love jerky, you’ll be doing yourself a huge favor by checking out Krave jerky. It's definitely the best jerky I’ve had.
We've enlisted the world's top coaches and master programmers to create structured workouts and training cycles for you, for free. Take a look and try them out!
How do you minimize the chances of a shoulder injury? And what is the best course of action if you do incur one? Read these ten articles to help you work it all out.
When choosing a weightlifting shoe, you want a good blend of functionality and protection. The new Inov-8 Fastlift 335 weightlifting shoes provide both.
There are just two weeks left until Worlds, and this week's training was encouraging. I set new PRs in the cambered bar squat, which has become one of my new mainstay exercises for squat training.
Watch circus performer Yuval Ayalon perform a stunning set of 40 mixed presses and push ups on his hands.
It appears that training with some intervals, despite working up a sweat, makes no difference at all to how well you perform. I did some research and here's what I discovered.
If I were to identify one of the key differences between sports champions and athletes enjoying limited success, it is the degree to which top athletes are sensitive to the needs of their bodies.
Wave loading within a session is based on a trick called post-tetanic facilitation. One of the most famous ways to do this is with the 1-6 workout system used by Ian King and Charles Poliquin.
Knowing what it takes to stay fit as we age is important. In a recent study, researchers wanted to find out if running was enough to maintain general fitness in older adults.
As someone who follows technology and fitness closely, there was no way I was passing up the opportunity to attend HACKFit Boston. The event brings together fitness and technology in a unique way.
This is about one of the tricks of the trade used by elite lifters that might be of use to those of you cleaning substantial weight in the squat style. This technique is called "catching the bounce."
I have to admit, I cringe a little when I see a pregnant woman in a CrossFit class. Pregnancy is incredible, but places a huge demand on the body. Here are my tips for navigating this time.
Being a physical therapist and CrossFit coach allows me to look at movement from a unique perspective. In the CrossFit box, that look is visually painful most of the time.
Strongman-strong is a special kind of strong. We can learn a lot from taking a look at the basic principles of this training - whether you aim to be a strongman or simply a strong man.
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