When it comes to kettlebells, the snatch is often the first lift that many people want to learn. But let’s start at the start and figure out what the snatch is, and how best to build it.
Power is certainly a prerequisite for a high vertical jump, but so is skill work. A new study identified two skills to work on if you're looking for a higher jump.
Olympians are glorified and their success is celebrated worldwide. But at what cost? And what does it have to do with each of us and the time we spend in the gym?
Do you waste a lot of time trying to find the perfect roller for the perfect spot? Well, all that is a thing of the past if you’re using the enso Muscle Roller from Evofit.
Paleo cautions against eating beans, but to me, the concept of omitting beans from your diet, with the exception of those with digestive problems or diseases, doesn’t make much sense.
Do you feel that your body type works against you? You are in control of what you put in your mouth and the amount of exercise you do. The body you earn is a result of those two things combined.
The area of nutrigenetics is fairly new and this article will give you a general idea of how the study of genetics and nutrition has come together, and how that affects the everyday person.
Some things just go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Jordan and Pippen. Cheech and Chong. In the body, the biggest power couple is the ball and socket. But what about the shoulder blade?
A new study suggests leg strength carries over into plyometrics, particularly while doing drop jumps. Female rugby players could also sustain their jumps for a longer period of time.
Despite a few days off, my training went well this week, with some progress in my back squat and front squat. My overall fitness also seems to be improving.
While the Olympics might also seem over the top, one thing is also certain - the Olympics captivate our attention. They do so because the Olympics teach us many lessons about sport and life.
The quadriceps and hamstrings are stubborn partners that resist change, but a little bit of love from block lunges can go a long way towards healing the divide.
If you've built a solid base with lead-up stunts, then practice your kick-up, you’ll find the balancing isn’t too bad. By following this smart progression you’ll cut your learning curve in half.
Are the people who are flopping their torsos down onto the floor in a spread leg forward fold actually experiencing less pain and discomfort in their bodies? Usually not. What we want is balance.
My focus is health, so the four weeks of programming I have provided is an example of what I would give to a client who is quite highly skilled, but has a later stage of adrenal burnout.
Theoretically, more oxygen should equate with better performance. A recent study backs up this theory, but we're still not sure why it worked.
In this video, Ben Musholt demonstrates three ways for you to build grip strength to help with bouldering and the climbing involved in parkour.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: food issues, spine stabilization, the rules of strength training, and more!
This week was packed full of fun BJJ stuff. I did a lot of coaching, learned several new techniques, and helped one of our teammates at a tournament.
How are you doing with your New Year's resolution? For those of us who have broken down, here's a chance to reconsider your approach and make a new plan for success.
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