Despite recent studies that have questioned the effectiveness of ice baths, a new study shows that hydrotheraphy is a more effective recovery method than active recovery.
This week I set a new PR on my hook grip hold - 500lbs for one minute. I've included a video with tips for improving your hook grip without doing too much damage to your hands.
As someone who often neglects foam rolling, the Muscle Therapy Foam Roller from Gaiam is a great tool to have hanging around the house.
By age fourteen, girls are dropping out of sports at two times the rate of boys. Fast and Female was founded to expose girls to sports-related activities and provide female athletes as role models.
Robert's work highlights the beauty of yoga poses, but for Robert it goes deeper than a physical presentation. He hopes that his photos can help people transcend how they see themselves as well.
Powerlifters and Olympic lifters have used variations of their lifts to improve their specific weaknesses for decades. We can use the same strategy with the deadlift with these variations.
A research review found 95% of kids under age 3 look at screens for an average of 2 hours a day, and also revealed a correlation between obesity and screen time.
The adventure and obstacle-racing phenomenon is without question one of the shining and rising stars in fitness in recent years. What's behind this popularity?
I'm going to give advice counter to at least 99% of what is out there. When doing pull ups, it is generally indicated to keep the shoulders packed down. I don't think that's the best you can do.
For some, going to bed earlier is easier said than done. What do you do if sleep escapes you on a regular basis? Here are tips for those who are struggling to find a natural way to get more shut-eye.
So you hit the sign-up button for an obstacle course race, but don’t know where to start? Here's how to use the free four-week plan I'm sharing to get you ready for your race.
Cardio has been shown to prevent metabolic syndrome, but does intensity make a difference? A new study asks whether more intensity is better when it comes to insulin control.
We're going to take a closer look at grip strength - with particular attention to your hand digits (fingers and thumb) and their intrinsic muscles.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: sustainable training, fitness excuses, CrossFit, mature athletes, and more!
The fighting stance is the most fundamental position that you will ever learn in any type of martial art. You can not fight effectively if you don't start from a good and sound place.
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Here are ten articles from experienced fighters, competitors, and coaches to give you a top class insight into the world of muay Thai.
I've always been a little skeptical of somatotyping, but Ben Greenfield's book was pretty dead on when it came to my training needs. I recommend this book especially for beginners.
This was a solid, productive training week with a 3RM PR on the high bar squat and a 1RM PR on the bench press. As competition looms nearer, I find myself training more and more on instinct.
If the zombies decide to pay us a visit, which physical skills would keep you from being breakfast? After watching this video we think parkour skills are top of the list!
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