For the past three months we’ve progressively prepared for the more intense work this month. It’s now time get serious about developing strength.
In 1988 Carl Lewis lost his focus and lost his shot at a gold medal. Why? Because he let Ben Johnson get in his head. If it can happen to someone like Carl Lewis, it can happen to any of us.
The tricky part of training is when people try to ride two horses with one ass. You can't specialize in more than one thing. Know yourself and what you want well enough and you'll know how to train.
Have you ever wondered if moving your arms too much might throw off your heart rate monitor? A new study asked that question and got an unexpected response.
What if I told you there was a way, as either a trainer or trainee, that you could accomplish your fitness or business goals from the privacy of your own home, when you can make the time?
If you've ever played a team sport, you know how awesome it is when a team comes together. This photo gallery from the U of MMA team photographers is a visual example of that team dynamic.
Remember you don't get strong doing a workout; you only get strong when you recover from a workout. Here are seven factors to add up how much recovery you need.
By adding static and dynamic stretches to a sports program, coaches and trainers can greatly reduce the risk of injuries, while guiding their developing athletes to continue to perform optimally.
Today we are talking about our shoulders and chest. We are going to stretch these areas, and at the same time strengthen our back.
There is always someone in class who asks, “Why do I need an AbMat?” No one can seem to truly answer this elusive question. Why do we need an AbMat? And for goodness’ sake, which way do we turn it?
Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone squats. Through the combo of these two things, I’ve worked out eight common mistakes that limit squatting potential and how to correct them.
A lot of powerlifters use bands during the bench press. A new study investigates the effects this practice has on acceleration and maximal power.
For the first time in a few weeks, I had a solid training week with no injuries, illness, or schedule conflicts. I increased the intensity this week to prepare for my upcoming BJJ meet.
Whether you still eat Twinkies or opt for raw honey or coconut sugar, "The 21 Day Sugar Detox" will help you overcome cravings and put sugar in its place.
I recently spoke to MMA fighter Danielle “The Curse” West about her career and I wasn’t surprised to learn that one of the reasons she began fighting was because she wanted to help someone else.
I happen to love kale, but it can be bitter and tough. If you can’t stand kale, there’s no reason to despair. There are tons of other leafy greens out there that you may find you like.
What is the point of the “fittest gym” if the fittest gym is merely drafted? It’s nothing.
Personal training has become overtaken by all the “strength coaches” out there. Except do you know what beginners need? GPP - not SPP.
Have a problem mingling at parties? A new research review suggests a little bit of exercise, and team sports in particular, might do your social life some good.
I've been coming off a cold this last week, but nevertheless I hit some epic lifts on my squat and deadlift, as well as some awesome volume on benching.
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