DVD Review: "Prenatal Yoga" with Shiva Rea

Shiva Rea's "Prenatal Yoga" is a great choice for a gentle, low-impact prenatal yoga routine to prevent pregnancy discomforts and relax the body and mind.

Time Efficient Fitness for Young Athletes (Includes 3 Workouts)

Young athletes are busy people, too, and sometimes finding the time for strength and cardio training can be hard. These workouts show how you can do both combined, and with effectiveness.

Feel Me Flow: Deconstructing “Let’s Just Go Light”

I don't think I was ever formally taught how to "flow roll" in BJJ. It seems crystal clear, but it's actually quite hard. Here are my thoughts on what it is and how to do it.

Eating to Recover: How and What to Eat Post Workout

I believe your post-workout meal is one of the most important meals of your day. Let's look at why it's so important and what you can do to promote the best possible recovery nutrition.

Get a Big Squat: The Russian Squat Routine vs. The Smolov Squat Routine

Plateaued on your squat? It's time to call on the Russians if you want to get stronger. Compare the Russian Squat Routine and the Smolov Routine, then get ready for some pain.

More Training is Better, Sometimes

Is more actually better? Scientists studied Australian football players to determine if an increase in training volume would also result in an increase in performance.

Video: Sean Waxman - Olympic Weightlifting Drills: Wide Stance Straight Leg Good Morning

Learn proper technique for the wide stance good morning. This drill is good for the hamstrings and calves, as well as the spine and vertebral column.

Athlete Journal: Pat McCarty, Entry 11 - 5/8/2013

This week I started thinking about our "CrossFit Heroes." Mine is Amanda Miller, a remarkable athlete who I can emulate, as an athlete, a coach, and even a person. That's what a hero should be.

Quick Recovery Tips for the Intensity Driven Adrenaline Junkie

You're all about intensity, but sometimes, whether you want to admit it or not, you get tired, too. What do you do about it? Here are five ways to refuel and get back into the race!

Book Review: "Becoming a Supple Leopard" by Kelly Starrett

Many of you are familiar with "K-Star" and his website, MobilityWOD. Have you checked out his new book? The title might be whacky, but the information inside is 100% legit.

Rationalizing the Swing: Why the American Swing Is Wrong

There's the American kettlebell swing, and then there's the kettlebell swing done correctly. Let me explain why the American swing is not just wrong, but bad for your body.

Correlation and Causation: What Pubs and Churches Have to Do With Your Clean and Jerk

Your performance in one lift, even a similar one, does not necessarily correlate to your performance in another. Let me tell you a story about pubs and churches to explain.

Science Examines Rehydration After Weight Cutting

According to a recent study , if you are losing a substantial amount of weight when cutting, you may not be fully recovered by the time your fight comes around.

Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 50 - Friendly Competition

This week I share a video of the gym co-owner moving some serious weight. There's some funny competition going on at the gym and also some good news about my bicep injury.

Walking: The Most Underrated Movement of the 21st Century

Walking isn't as sexy or exciting as other forms of exercise. But walking a few miles a day has some significant health benefits - plus, it's actually pretty enjoyable.

Save Your Back by Switching to Front Squats

The back squat may be an effective exercise, but it's biomechanically just a bad idea. Consider the front squat as a healthy and powerful alternative.

Product Review: Kingz 420 Light V2 BJJ Gi

My teammate Scott Nauss is helping me review some of the BJJ gear for guys out there - first up is the Kingz 420 Light V2 BJJ gi.

How to Feed a Hard Gainer on the Cheap and on the Go

My fiance is a hard gainer, but we don't have endless money and he doesn't have endless time to eat, so here's how we solve the problem.

Kettlebells Improve Balance and Job Satisfaction

Office workers trained with kettlebells for eight weeks, and not only did their balance and postural coordination improve, but they liked their jobs and their colleagues more.

Facing the Pain: Making the Physical Mental and the Mental Physical

When our bodies are in pain, it is mentally taxing. Is it possible that when we are mentally stressed it can manifest physically? And if so, how do we heal this type of pain?

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