My hamstrings and I have had a long and troubled relationship. While we’re pretty happily enamored with one another these days, it wasn’t always so sunny. In fact, because of a birth injury that I had, I grew up constantly cursing my&nbs ...
Dy 65 of 360 Kettlebell “Short swing“*:   2 x 20 @ 88lb. W, 106lb. M (or scaled as needed to 75% of 5RM) 2 x 20 @ 70lb W, 88lb. M (or 2 intervals down from above) 1 x 20 @ 55lb. W, 70lb. M (or 2 intervals down from above) 1 x 20 ...
Day 2 of 3: Week 3 A1:   3 Rounds 1 Minute of Superman 1 Minute of Flying Lunges 1 Minute of Rest     B:   Tabata Mash Up Sit Up Kettlebell Swings Sit Up Kettlebell Swings 8 rounds of 20 seconds of effort ...
Day 64 of 360 6 rounds of:   6 Hang power clean @ (up to) 70% of power clean 2RM 12 Mace 360 (Scaled to ability in each round) 12 Bodyweight row (Up to) 1 minute rest   Focus on position, power, and execution in all movements- if desig ...
  The hallux (big toe) is considerably larger and thicker than the remaining four toes on the human foot, but why?    The hallux plays a key role within dynamic and static activities. For example, without a correctly functioning ...
  Play gets a bad rap. We call it kid's stuff—silly and impractical. But this attitude doesn’t take into account the huge neuroplastic benefits of playful exploration. You can use play as an incredibly effective and enjoyable way to ...
(Source: Bev Childress)   Wouldn't it be awesome if there was a way to turn back the clock and be younger for a few more days, weeks, or even years? Age is the one thing we can never fight or overcome, no matter how hard we try. All those anti-a ...
Until the early 2010s, red meat was perceived as being unhealthy and not heart-smart. To this day, doctors are still recommending a reduction of red meat in order to prevent cardiovascular disease. What's odd is that the scientific evidence disagrees ...
In this panel discussion, three experienced gym owners dive into how they developed and managed their gym's brand. Our panelists are Michael Krivka, Craig Hysell, and Adam Noble.   The first thing we find is that none of these now-successful ...
The CrossFit Open started February 23 with WOD 17.1, and this is the final WOD, 17.5. As with each prior Open WOD, I am providing immediate feedback and support for all of you who are interested in optimizing your performance in this final WOD.   ...
The Manduka X Yoga Mat is a new cross training, high performance, professional mat. This mat is eco friendly with exceptional quality, and is designed for cross training athletes and yogis alike.   Built with sustainable, safe, and supportive closed ...
Day 63 of 360 Positional and mechanical improvement:   Single and double kettlebell lifts   All skill levels: Clean from floor, clean from swing, front squat, back squat, push press, Turkish Get-up Advanced: Clean/ swing clean + front sq ...
  To some extent, we are all guilty of goofing off in the gym. Maybe we’re just not in the zone, not “feeling it,” or have had a stressful and distracted day, and just need to go through the motions to get it over with. We al ...
  The effectiveness of the airbike has been well documented over the last few years. Not only is it great for fat loss, it provides a gut check like no other piece of cardio equipment in the gym.    It doesn’t take many rounds before ...
I’m no chef. I’m probably the worst Registered Dietitian when it comes to actually making fancy meals. But I’m a realist. Sometimes quick and easy is the way to go. I also love meals that you can easily adjust carbohydrate and protein le ...
Injury rates in youth football teams in the 2014 season by implementation of Heads Up Football (HUF), affiliation with Pop Warner Football (PW), event type, and type of injury. Players in the non–Heads Up Football (NHUF) group were also not affilia ...
    The front squat is an exercise that's absolutely vital for weight lifters, not only because of the necessity to come out of the squat clean but also because it works different muscle groups differently than the regular back squat. &nb ...