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The popularity of implement or strongman training is on the rise in strength training programs today. Implements used in strongman style training can include; tires, sandbags, water filled implements, atlas stones, chains, wheelbarrows, kegs, logs, push ...
“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.”  ~Thich Nhat Hanh~   Bring your awareness to your breathing. Breathe deeply ...
This week is the second of three weeks of programming from Chris LaLanne of LaLanne Fitness in San Francisco. Join in on this combo of strength and conditioning training -- four new workouts are posted each week, starting on Monday, and can be done on a ...
This week is the second of three weeks of programming from Chris LaLanne of LaLanne Fitness in San Francisco. Join in on this combo of strength and conditioning training -- four new workouts are posted each week, starting on Monday, and can be done on a ...
Today is the start of the third and final week of programming from Chris LaLanne of LaLanne Fitness in San Francisco. Join in on this combo of strength and conditioning training -- four new workouts are posted each week, starting on Monday, and can be d ...
This week is third and final week of programming from Chris LaLanne of LaLanne Fitness in San Francisco. Join in on this combo of strength and conditioning training -- four new workouts are posted each week, starting on Monday, and can be done on any da ...
This week is third and final week of programming from Chris LaLanne of LaLanne Fitness in San Francisco. Join in on this combo of strength and conditioning training -- four new workouts are posted each week, starting on Monday, and can be done on any da ...
This week is third and final week of programming from Chris LaLanne of LaLanne Fitness in San Francisco. Join in on this combo of strength and conditioning training -- four new workouts are posted each week, starting on Monday, and can be done on any da ...
It's a thought that comes up often during workouts – just how much weight are you moving while performing a push-up? And what is the difference in load between a knee push-up and a toe push-up? Or what about an elevated push-up?   Recentl ...
Ever look at your favorite energy bar and wish it had a little more protein or that it was gluten-free? Or maybe you wish it came in a different flavor or contained fewer calories? Now, thanks to You Bar, you can design your own hand-made bars from scr ...
I’ve never been a fan of wearing shoes in general, let alone ones that have to be tight to work well, before discovering the products made by inov-8. Anyone who has stepped into a CrossFit gym or been to a competition knows the name inov-8 and h ...
Of the many body parts we benignly neglect, our feet may be the most taken for granted. They get us where we need to go, supporting a lot of weight given their size relative to the rest of our bodies. They are structurally complex, comprising 26 bones, ...
The surname LaLanne is a well-known one, not just in the field of fitness, but in the world beyond. Most of us have some exposure to the teachings of health-and-exercise guru, Jack LaLanne. Surprisingly, only one member of Jack’s family has follow ...
Athletes and coaches have long questioned the role that the menstrual cycle plays in a female athlete’s athletic performance. Understanding the impact of the menstrual cycle and hormonal fluctuations on athletic training and performance is es ...
The sport of Supercross BMX is a rapidly growing sport. Supercross BMX racing became an Olympic sport at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. BMX races are essentially sprint races on built off road racing tracks around 1000 feet long. These tracks ...
Last week we talked with CrossFit LA team coach Kenny Kane about the mental approach to training versus the mental approach to competition. All too frequently beginner or amateur athletes blur the line between training and competition, both mentally and ...
When I relocated from Los Angeles to Portland back in August, I pretty much knew Portland was the love of my life. I did not expect, however, that this wonderful city full of food, art, and music, would also cause me to fall in love with my bike.   ...