As an athlete, you know that giving your mind time to recover is important, and visualization can be a tool for success. Here's how to quiet the mind and get started on this beneficial practice.
Join me in Project Mayhem. Find something that scares you and sign up for it. Look complacency in the eye and tell it to f' off. If you never feel pain, you're never really alive.
Everyone knows hormones are important for building muscle, right? A new review of the research suggests they might not be as important as we think they are.
This week I made some real progress on my squats - five singles with 600 pounds plus chains. I felt a little tweak in my shoulder during the bench press but managed to still get in some volume.
And then what? This question is about what happens after we’ve reached the goal. It's a question about the long term, who we are, and what we’re seeking at a deeper level.
If you're a strength athlete who wants to improve performance, here are 2 yoga poses that only take 5-10 minutes and can increase your ability to generate torque.
This article is directed at those who can surf but do not have access to the surf every day. Here's how CrossFit can help you get the most out of your time in the water.
Olympic lifters didn't always squat. They used to do all split lifts. So how much should your feet move? And which is better, the power jerk or the push jerk?
What's better for hypertrophy: less sets and higher reps, or more sets with fewer reps? And how do rest intervals play in? An upcoming study suggests lower rep schemes might be more effective.
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Right now I'm at a point in my training where I'm basically embracing the suck. On the bright side, I've found that it's been much easier to keep up with my training during a long trip to the U.S.
Being able to get up over and down the other side of a wall is incredibly useful, but also takes upper body strength. Here are 2 exercises to build this type of functional strength.
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