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Never tell me you're too old. Never tell me it's because you're aging that you're fat, sore, achy, can't recover, not as strong, not as fit, or... The list of excuses laid at the feet of aging is maddening and mistaken.   Aging is ...
Day 279 of 360   2L, 2R Turkish Get-up @ (up to) 90% of 1RM 20 yd. Farmer carry @ as heavy as possible 1 minute rest 4L, 4R Turkish Get-up @ (up to) 75% 40 yd. Farmer carry @ as heavy as possible 1 minute rest 6L, 6R Turkish Get-up @ (up to) 50% 60 y ...
At the beginning of each year, you begin to think about what you want to change. You know fitness is important. You read all of the information about how to improve happiness, longevity, and overall health through lifestyle choices, so you comprise a list ...
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. ...
Day 278 of 360 Positional and mechanical improvement:   Kettlebell complexes and hand-to-hand transitions   Transitioning fluidly from one movement to another, into and out of a lift, and/or from side-to-side are vastly overlooked aspects of gen ...
It's time for the article that should hopefully shape the rest of your weight loss journey for the better. Let's first start out with a fact: your metabolism, or your body's ability to burn calories, has a ceiling. We can increase the number o ...
I’ve taken elbow shots, been punched, kicked and tackled. And this was just in the work-place environment. Some serious roughhousing was normal at some of the factories I worked at years ago. And the hits I’ve taken (and given) from a wide var ...
Your health is your most valuable resource. Unfortunately, society provides precious little guidance to improve it, and in fact creates tremendous pressure toward physical incapacity, disease, and mental angst. In a world where we dogmatically revere neut ...
Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a meal time 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. ...
Day 277 of 360 Pendlay row: 6 x 6 @ (up to) 75% of 2RM   Then:   Kettlebell clean: 6 x 3L, 3R @ as heavy as possible in each set (1/2 BW baseline)   Rest as needed between sets in both movements. If sets require interruption at designated w ...
Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a meal time 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. ...
The 2017 Weightlifting World Championships in Los Angeles are now history, and they provided a unique opportunity to ponder the future of the weightlifting sport. Typically, the first Worlds after an Olympic Games are a bit of a letdown for the fans. Some ...
Olympic-style weightlifting exercises have long been considered as the most successful sport-specific form of resistance training. Despite their complexity, derivates of the main movements have been developed in the effort to preserve their main biomechan ...
Day 276 of 360 Back squat:   Climb to a new 2RM using warm-up sets of no more than 5 reps (starting at no more than 60%) before adjusting weight. Rest as needed, and keep total number of post-warm-up lifts under 20 (Ex. 5, 3, 3, 2, 2, 2… ). &n ...
Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a meal time 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. ...
For years, when a new prospect came to us, my coaches and I would spend our energy trying to sell them on CrossFit: the movements they would learn and the workouts they would do.   We would sit down with them and go through our ‘what is fitness ...
Every year as the CrossFit Open approaches, I end up Googling last year’s schedule, because I’m convinced it’s earlier this year than last. And every year, I’m reassured that the Open starts the same week it always has. It only fee ...