"Dumbbell Training for Strength and Fitness" is a comprehensive guide to the dumbbell, with exercises as well as helpful information.
This was a quality training week, with an easy 370lb squat and also an easy 225lb x 3 bench press. Everything feels on track.
Watch as 86-year-old Johanna Quass stuns the TV presenters with the strength, skill, and beauty of her parallel bar routine, followed by an equally incredible floor routine.
I find that in-season training is most beneficial when I focus on two areas - recovery between events (mostly in the form of mobility work) and specific skill training session.
In the last article I wrote about pull ups, I looked at ways to isolate problems and correct them. In this article, I’m going to give you a few substitute exercises and the reasons for using them.
Just when we thought spot reduction was a thing of the past, a new study comes out to rehash the topic. So what happens when you work only one leg for 1000 rep sets? Probably not what you'd expect.
I think Gymboss may have outdone themselves with their interval timer app. It has all the functionality of the Gymboss timer with a friendlier interface - plus, no batteries required!
We had a great discussion with RunningWOD founder Richard Airey during our #RealKnowledge Twitter chat. If you missed it, here are some highlights from the conversation!
I am living in Japan where heavy lifters are rare and gym equipment is very expensive. So I decided to build my own barbell from scratch. Here's how I did it, so you can do it too.
It is important to know that you give your inner voice power. Just as you can think negative thoughts about your performance, you can transform your thoughts into positive, productive ones.
It is imperative in the case of neck injury to have the proper diagnosis before beginning treatment. Home treatments can negatively impact your recovery - or even make the problem more sinister.
Adiponectin is one of the most abundant hormones in your blood, and one of its roles is fat and sugar metabolism. A new study tried to determine how it's stimulated, with questionable results.
The snatch deadlift from blocks above the knee is used to create neuromuscular facilitation for subsequent snatch training, as well as helping to strengthen the torso.
Not only is the VA rashguard by RVCA an amazing product, but the company is built on unique and community-driven concepts. This rashguard has become a staple in my grappling wardrobe.
I regularly see athletes with strong upper backs and shoulders struggle with limitations in how high they can raise their arms without pain. Here are poses to help restore the range of motion.
CrossFit has exploded into a high-profile sport. That means they need to go full pro and lose the inbreeding. What do I mean by that? Read on.
An experienced colleague let me in on a little secret for creating world-class athletes: 2 x 7 x 52 x 10. In other words, turn up the volume. It works for beginners, too.
You would think fitness would be a pretty big factor in race performance, right? A new study showed the highest performing athletes aren't always the fittest in terms of lab measurements.
I haven't worked on my hook grip in a while, so decided to give it a go this week. Check out the video for some helpful stretches to do before squatting sessions as well.
"Beast Tamer" is full of progressions and information for athletes and coaches. Regardless of your fitness level, this book is well worth a space on any strength enthusiast’s bookshelf.
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