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When Rochelle Basil tossed her running shoes to the back of the closet after a collegiate career that nearly broke her, she assumed it was for good. But years later, the marathon came calling, and she had to answer. After an injury ended her first trainin ...
Day 285 Of 360 Back squat: 5 x 5 @ (up to) 75% of 2RM 1 x 10 @ 50% 3 x 5L, 5R @ 30-40% (as kettlebell back squat)   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. ...
When I was a kid, the old school hamster homes with the tubes and the hamster wheel were all the rage. Being neat freaks, my parents wouldn’t let my brother and I have one, but the idea of the hamster structure still made an impression.   It lo ...
Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a mealtime staple for athletes as well as in many healthy eating households. Falling back on the same old recipes starts to become mundane and a little too routine. ...
Whether you know it or not, your forearm and grip strength say a lot about you. Grip strength is a quick way to evaluate how much full body strength one possesses. If you have the hand strength of a 12-year-old, you aren’t picking up heavy things. & ...
  The owner of Blue Ridge Crossfit, in North Carolina, recently saw an exodus of members from his gym because he posted a video of his female member’s butts on the gym’s Facebook page. To add insult to injury, he captioned the Instagram ...
Day 284 Of 360 Pendlay row: 5 x 5 @ (up to) 80% of 2RM 1 x 5L, 5R @ (up to) 70% (as 1-arm kettlebell row) 1 x 10L, 10R @ 60% (as 1-arm kettlebell row)   If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninter ...
“Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you if you’re young at heart.” Frank Sinatra   “You’re only as old as you feel,” the saying goes. Most tend to agree with this insight, but putting this phrase into pra ...
Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a mealtime staple for athletes as well as in many healthy eating households. Falling back on the same old recipes starts to become mundane and a little too routine. ...
I am often asked, when should one use Olympic-style weightlifting exercises in the training of competitive athletes, especially at the high school and collegiate level? Should athletes be bigger, faster and stronger in order for them to survive? It's ...
Day 283 Of 360 Kettlebell high-pull + Goblet catch or sandbag shoulder: 5 x 5 @ as heavy as possible in each set   Rest as needed between sets, and intersperse movements as desired-if sufficient equipment is available, there is great value to a few r ...
Do you ever give much thought to whether you use your legs the same way? Or whether they feel the same way against the floor?   Chances are high you probably assume both legs are capable of exactly the same thing until you try something that requires ...
Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a mealtime staple for athletes as well as in many healthy eating households. Falling back on the same old recipes starts to become mundane and a little too routine. ...
  When you look at the sea of cardio machines at most gyms, you’ll see many individuals with a look of desperation on their faces as they walk, run, step, and cycle. Every one of them hopes that every minute on the machines is burning the fat ...
Day 282 Of 360 Deadlift: 5 x 5 @ (up to) 75% of 2RM 1 x 10 @ 60% (use double overhand grip) 1 x 20 @ BW (using single kettlebell)   If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme i ...
NutraGlow is a supplemental company that consists of two products: Super B and Super Lean. Super B is designed to promote overall balance in the body while boosting energy. Super Lean is designed to assist in healthy weight loss.   What’s In I ...
Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a mealtime staple for athletes as well as in many healthy eating households. Falling back on the same old recipes starts to become mundane and a little too routine. ...