Just as in the clean, we now have another opportunity to take advantage of the springiness of the bar in order to complete the lift. Here's how you do it.
With its delicious recipes, "Against All Grain," by Danielle Walker, just might be my new favorite general-purpose paleo cookbook. Here's why - and a recipe too!
Let me shine a light for you in the darkness of the back pain night. Disc bulges and injuries are not forever, but there are some important things to know about treatment.
I'm a yoga teacher who teaches mobility at a CrossFit box. I love the community, but have some issues with the program. We all need some honest feedback from the outside from time to time.
Conventional or sumo? Mixed grip or overhand grip? And what about hook grip? Or straps? So many questions about deadlift variations! Here are my answers to the most common deadlift dilemmas.
Plyometric training is practiced by many athletes to improve explosive power. A recent study explored the best surface and volume for maximum effectiveness.
The power clean from blocks below the knee helps to improve the speed of the barbell, and the power of the athlete.
The brainchild of two MMA business veterans, the U of MMA strives to create a positive community environment for both the fighters and the spectators.
I’m currently preparing for my third-degree black belt in aikido. A lot of people might not know what aikido is or what makes it different. This article is an attempt to answer that question.
There's been a lot of ruckus surrounding CrossFit and rhabdo lately. But it is even about rhabdo? Or is it more about our attitude as CrossFitters?
While there is a large chance many of us will need to stop pressing due to the shoulders issues, there is no need to stop overhead work all together.
Tight hip flexors are a common problem in athletes. A new study aimed to discover whether increased flexibility transferred over to improved mobility.
This week was a straightforward week working on some of the key movements I've been focusing on in my training. I also hosted a powerlifting meet at the gym.
For those of you interested in Special Forces, if you think it's just about being physically ready, think again. It’s about psychological fitness on top of physical fitness.
The recent controversy about weightlifting during pregnancy is nothing new, but it did make me think about why I personally benefited from prenatal strength training.
Our potential is limited by our own expectations. How do you get rid of your limits? It certainly isn't easy but there are ways to do it.
Ice baths are cemented in sporting custom as a way to speed recovery after training or competition. A new study asks whether they are more effective than contrast baths.
There have been some changes over the last couple of weeks that have significantly changed my race plans for the next few months, but I've come up with a new challenge.
It is a fundamental skill for getting yourself on top of an overhead structure. And aside from being a challenging and fun skill to master, the climb-up could just save your life someday.
Research shows that obesity is indeed contagious. So if we are going to win the war on fat and turn the tide of health in our nation, it is going to start small and with those closest to us.
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