So many new gadgets, contraptions, and programs - coupled with the current popularity of boot camps, cross training, and the personal training field - can make training decisions a head-scratcher.
How would your muscle fibers respond if you did ninety reps of maximal quad training every day for six days? Fortunately, you don't have to find out, because a new study asked just that question.
Everyone knows typical gym training begins with three sets of ten. But what happens when you do ten sets of three? Give it a try for six weeks and see how fast you grow in size and strength.
The need to implement plyometrics into periodized training comes from the observation that there are a number of strong athletes who fail to transfer their strength into efficient movement.
A new study found when it comes to recovery mode and duration, the interaction between the two is what matters most in optimizing sprint performance.
Watch any professional sport, you will see flexed, loaded lumbar spines. Watch wrestlers and world record deadlifts - spinal flexion is used and it is loaded. Why do people not understand this?
Consider who you really are. If you are training as a paid athlete, you take risks - you are expected to. If you're the average person, you should be contemplating the cost-benefit of your training.
A new study provides insight into why people are able to wake up at the crack of dawn and actually get a good workout.
Did you know that one of the original Tabata studies was performed on a bicycle? If you are emerging from your winter training, this might be a simple and effective protocol for you.
Here's a list of reasons why you should be doing the get up, broken down by section - as in, the various sections of the movement itself. And no, it's not just simply standing up with a bell.
You've probably heard it said that fatiguing your muscles helps them grow by recruiting more muscle fibers. A new study questioned this concept, with interesting results.
I believe we were all born wild and wildness is still a part of who we are. I also believe outdoor exercise can be a means to reconnect to the innate wildness in all of us.
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