In a recent study researchers wondered whether quarter or parallel squats would activate PAP most. Once again, deeper squats seem to be the winner.
This was the final loading week of my first phase of training. When it was all said and done, I felt positive about my progress. I'm looking forward to seeing what the future weeks hold.
I'm going to show you one of the ways I build grip strength. You grip the bar with both your hands in the overhand grip, and you use a fat bar.
There a reason fighting is compared to chess. It takes real smarts to succeed - street smarts, book smarts, and self-awareness. And both are a lot like life.
People think proper recovery is having a protein shake after they workout. Your post workout meal is only one piece to a complex puzzle.
Curcumin has some amazing benefits when it comes to inflammation, joint pain, and disease prevention. But it's important you get the right kind and take it in the right amounts.
My hamstrings and I have had a long and troubled relationship. Here’s what I’ve discovered on the road to functional hamstrings, along with a video of my very favorite hamstrings lengthening stretch.
A new study asks whether cardio training is more effective when conducted on land or in the water.
You don’t have to be a paleo eater to know that coconut products are good for you. And that's a good thing, because it means you can eat yummy products like Nikki's Coconut Butter.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: CrossFit, Thanksgiving, the rebound box jump and more!
Here are three different counters to the teep or push kick. Since the teep is the longest strike in muay Thai, all three of these will be from long range.
I had an eventful week this week, both in my personal life and in training. In jiu jitsu news, I'm looking forward to meeting Royce Gracie in person next week!
So you've "gotta get that upper-body pump in." Wonderful. Go for it, but what about your lower body development?
The B vitamins are a family of nutrients that work to produce positive effects from maintaining healthy skin to maintaining a positive mood.
Heating pads are frequently used by athletes to alleviate aches and pains. VentureHeat's portable, comfortable pad takes heat therapy to a new level.
Some weeks you just have to make the training brief, and this was one of those times. It was a light week due to work and travel, but I'll be back full swing next week.
Meet Brittany Pryor - a natural female strength athlete with a 497lb squat, a 534lb deadlift, and a 303lb bench.
Sometimes life has us feel stressed and unbalanced. This leads to issues of anxiety and a lack of sleep. Try this simple exercise that only takes a couple minutes, and will balance your mood and mind.
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In order to pass the PQT or PAT, you’ll need to train with a workout plan tailored to the demands of the test.
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