Friday Flicks: Sasha DiGiulian - First Ascent Sport Climbing in South Africa

Enjoy this video of accomplished young climber Sasha DiGiulian completing a stunning first ascent in Waterval Boven, South Africa.

Prenatal Yoga - The Art of Slowing Down and Listening

Every pregnancy is different. But whatever the case may be, simply meditating and sending love to the unborn baby is essential for creating a lifelong connection between mother and child.

How to Build a Better Pedal Stroke

How often have you heard the advice to pedal in circles? I decided to put this to a personal trial and have been using all sorts of measurements to examine and improve my pedal stroke.

Book Review: "Nom Nom Paleo: Food For Humans" by Michelle Tam and Henry Fong

"Nom Nom Paleo: Food for Humans" transports me back to my childhood love for books. Not only is it full of amazing recipes, but it's also carefully designed and fun to read.

Don't Throw Away the Scales

There’s one piece of advice that often gets thrown around that is flat out wrong. That is the advice of telling people to throw the scales away when seeking to lose weight.

Calorie Burn for Bodyweight Exercise May Be Underestimated

A new study suggests bodyweight exercise might burn more calories than we previously thought.

Tech Review: runzi running cadence - injury coach app

This free app from runzi provides cadence coaching and impact data for footfalls during running and walking activities.

Welcome to The NRG Games - Fun, Family, and Fitness

NRG Games is the brainchild of gymnastics coach Chris Lofland. At it's core is the desire to bring a healthy, active awareness about fitness opportunities to the local community.

5 Tips for an Effective Home Yoga Practice

As a yoga teacher, I work during the time of most yoga classes that I would like to take myself. So, I often end up practicing at home. Here are my five tips to establish a good home practice.

Size Does Matter - Managing Weight Cutting in Weightlifting

A well-planned and well-executed weight loss of between 1.5 to 2% of body weight should have no negative influence on competition results. How is this to be done, and done safely?

Why Your "Max" Isn't Your Max - The 6 Types of Actual Maxes

Here is my breakdown of the types of maxes we all encounter throughout our strength journey, and how to makes sense of them.

Since I Was Nine, I've Hated My Thighs

I remember sitting in the back seat of the family car. It was 1985 and shorts were short then. I looked down at my thighs as they spread across the prickling fabric, as they expanded while at rest.

The Importance of Sprint Momentum for Contact Sports

Sprinting speed is an important factor in many sports, but in contact sports sprinting momentum might be a better way to gauge performance.

10 Articles on Fitness and Wellness by Traver H. Boehm

Traver is a strength and conditioning coach, a performance nutrition specialist, and a licensed acupuncturist. Here are ten of Traver's articles on all of the above, and more.

Athlete Journal: James Kearns, Entry 2 - 1/15/2014

I missed my most important training day again this week due to weather, but finished off the week strong with some good weight lifting and BJJ sessions.

Recipe: Power Breakfast - Overnight Oats

Oh, no! Your alarm didn’t go off! What do you do for breakfast? If you’d prepared some overnight oats the evening before, you’d be good to go.

Becoming Our Heart-Felt Best: How Yoga Is Practice for Life

In my eyes, having a yoga practice is more about how we live our life. It is a sacred time and opportunity to work in magical ways to rise up and become more than our stories of misfortune.

Emily Kwok on Navigating Pregnancy in the BJJ World

When I think about having a baby, I wonder how I can build a family and stay involved in BJJ. I recently spoke to Emily about her experience and she offered a lot of insight.

Advancing Bodyweight Skills: Proper Handstand Progressions

How do you progress when the load is bodyweight? And in particular how do you progress when the exercise has a large skill component such as handstands?

How Do We Honor Kevin Ogar?

We have a man down. Burying our heads in the sand dishonors him. Digging deep to locate the weak link in the chain honors not only him, but protects those who aspire to be like him.

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