Massage therapy can be an important part of the recovery process for weightlifters. (You are taking recovery time, right?) Here are all the ways a massage can help you lift more.
In Kid Speak, words like “vegetable,” “healthy,” “nutritious,” and “balanced” are equivalent to words that just can’t be printed on this website. What can a parent do?
Good breathing habits make your body more effective, both in and out of your workouts, and have the additional benefit of reducing the stress response.
You are likely to run into someone wearing knee sleeves at almost any gym. Let's discuss what they are, what they do, and when to wear them.
When we are trying to get in as many reps as possible or get the lowest time, we may lose sight of our goals of getting fit, looking better, and continuing a healthy lifestyle.
A new study investigated the correlation between sprinting and vertical jump performance, and found that athletes who are good at one tend to be pretty good at the other.
Follow this protocol and you too will conquer the most common injury to the upright walking man - low back pain.
My first competition of 2014 didn't go as well as I had hoped, but I gave it my best. I also got a sponsorship this week, which was great news!
How are you supposed to know what kind of gi to get? What about tying the belt? And where do you buy those awesome Meerkatsu rash guards? Don’t worry boys and girls. I have the answers.
Diets high in omega-6 fatty acids can limit the conversion of omega-3 to EPA/DHA. Therefore, if we don't decrease our omega-6, we may not get the anti-inflammatory benefits.
In order to best help your clientele, it’s important for coaches to understand the muscles of the back, what can cause back pain, and treatments (after physical therapy, of course.)
I challenge every box reading this to program workouts for one month without high-rep Olympic lifts or touch-and-go deadlifts. There are so many workout options not being utilized.
What if you have to train many skills at once, like a CrossFit competitor? What if you’re only interested in GPP, but you’d still like to lift heavier or get faster?
One week energy drinks are an athlete's best friend, and the next week they're just a waste of money. A new study suggests they don't make a significant effect on performance.
After the last couple weeks of heavy volume it was time to cycle it down a little. The timing worked well as I had to take a day off from training anyway.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Do you know what you're buying for the athletic lady in your life? If not, don't panic - I've got you covered with these ten gift ideas!
A focus on reducing calories is common with triathletes who focus on weight as a metric of progress. What a lot of people forget is that your results are based on one simple metric: your time.
If you can make training more enjoyable, children are more likely to accept it. The priority is keeping the child engaged, moving well, and wanting to come back and do more.
In my last article I revealed that hip instability is the common source of many problems and sub-par performances. Now, I'm going to share the five steps to fix your hips.
Would you like a simple way to cut fat? If so, then let me tell you about the kettlebell swing, and specifically, about doing 300 swings per day, everyday, and without exception.
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