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.
Carnitine is a popular sports supplement, but not a lot research has been done on the best dosage for performance. A new study suggests that more may not necessarily be better.
The power snatch from blocks below the knee is an exercise to help improve the speed of the barbell throughout the pull.
The Fenom brand offers gis that are made for women, by women. They are also high-quality gis and have quickly become the new grey t-shirt of my grappling wardrobe.
Eggs. Nature’s perfect food, right? I used to think the same way, but with a wealth of incriminating evidence piling up, eggs have lost their luster for me.
This new book looks at the science involved in going faster and some of the biggest fallacies regarding bikes, run technique, and pacing strategies, all based on scientific research.
Birthday WODS, and their ilk, are just an indicator or a much larger issue - you don’t program. Think about it. If you have room in your schedule for birthday WODS, then you don’t have a schedule.
Echinacea is well-known as a supplement for the immune system, but does it have other benefits as well? A recent study suggests when it comes to VO2 max, the answer is no.
This was a lighter week because I was fighting off a cold, so I've included a video explaining my perspective on abdominal exercises.
You go the gym and you’re not getting the results you want. Don't worry - achieving your goals is done one step at a time and using these tips you can make more effective progress.
The New and Nursing Mothers set from Farmaesthetics contains 6 products to pamper new moms. I used it during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum.
In the past, competing in figure has injured me, mentally. Right now my focus is preventing that from happening again, and here's how I'm doing that.
Salt has been given a bad rap, but I often get cravings for it after a workout. I decided to take a deeper look into the research on salt to find out if it really is such a bad thing to be eating.
Many athletes may wonder why they are not able to lift more than the person next to them. Let's look at different body types and how to work with your genetic musculature to make strength gains.
A new study asks what technique athletes should do to get maximum acceleration from short sprints. The key seems to lie in stride length, leg strength, and a good start.
“I give up! I am never wearing jeans again! Who do they make these things for? Stick people?” Sound familiar? Then you'll be happy to read about COCABANG jeans, designed especially for athletic women.
Are you a gym owner or coach who works sixty to seventy hours a week? Are you verging on burnout and barely making the money to keep going? Then you need to watch this video.
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