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  Has it occurred to you today that you are thirsty? Guess what – by the time you experience the sensation of the thirst, you are already dehydrated. That thirst is your body calling for re-hydration.   So, really, what does this mean? ...
Starting a new yoga practice can be a daunting experience. These five yoga essentials will have you ready and on your way to a new flexible, balanced, de-stressed, and more peaceful you!   1. You   The first step for any yoga practice is to sh ...
Jnana Mudra Meditation   To begin, find a comfortable posture for meditation.    It may be helpful to set a timer for 10-15 minutes for this practice.   Place your hands on your knees in Jnana mudra, with your palms facing up.  ...
A1. 2 Rounds 30 Seconds Kettlebell High Pull Right Arm 30 Seconds Kettlebell High Pull Left Arm 30 Seconds Rest   A2. 2 Rounds 30 Seconds Windmill Right Arm 30 Seconds Windmill Left Arm 30 Seconds Rest   B. 400 Meter Run/Row 3 Rounds 15 High ...
A. 4 Rounds on Each Arm 5 x 1 Arm Kettlebell Clean, Squat, and Press 10 x 1 Arm Kettlebell Overhead Walking Lunge 15 x Burpees 20 x Russian Twists (Switch Arms After You Complete the Entire Set)   B. 1 Minute Plank Hold 1 Minute Wall Handstand ...
A. Pistol Practice or 1 Legged Box Squat (Aim for at least 15-20 on each leg)   B. AMRAP in 15 Minutes 6 Kettlebell Push Press 9 Push Ups 12 Air Squats   C. 5x5 Overhead Pull Over Sit Up 5x5 Deck Squat Sit up   D. Awake and Evolve ...
Have you ever watched The Three Stooges? Ever heard a joke like, "A priest, a doctor, and a lawyer walk into a bar ..."? Why did Goldilocks have to deal with three bears?   Something about the number three resonates deeply with our specie ...
Coming from a background in combat sports, I am used to seeing my teammates train while wearing their mouthpieces. It is accepted practice that training with the mouthpiece will help your cardio, as it makes breathing more difficult. Scientists have bee ...
On Saturday, October 22, competitors of every age, size, and skill/experience level participated in the Copa Nova Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and submission grappling tournament held at Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, VA ...
New research in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, examined short sprints intervals on athletic performance and hormonal levels. Researchers studied the effects of 4 weeks of sprint interval training on aerobic and anaerobic perform ...
"Expand your horizons. Move beyond the normal and mediocre to the extraordinary. Be daring. Ride the waves of life with enthusiasm, passion, and freedom in your heart. Open your arms wide and receive the opportunities that life is presenting you. ...
  Depending upon who you ask the question, "Should I wear a weightlifting belt?" you can end up getting an emphatic "yes", a condescending "no", or an uninterested "I don't care." For instance, powerlift ...
Indoor rowing is rapidly gaining popularity among recreational and elite athletes. Rowing specific gyms and workout studios like Josh Crosby’s Indo-Row, are now popping up around the country. Rowing can provide a excellent stimulus for many athlet ...
Sometimes in an athletic endeavor, you can’t go wrong. You anticipate next steps, you are right where you need to be, and you feel invincible. You might describe it as being “on” or “on a roll.” A good visual example of it ...
The world of supplements can be confusing. There are so many! The names can be complicated and the applications even more so. Which supplements do you really need and which are just wasted money? You don’t want to be a body-builder and you don&rsq ...
Back in my bodybuilding days, before I saw the light and switched over to strength sports, I used to train with a couple of buddies: Adam and Justin. All three of us worked part-time as personal trainers to help fund our drinking on the weekends, dates ...
I am typing today while sore as heck with a nose that’s running like a faucet. Today is no fun. Fortunately, I have a lovely live-in acupuncturist who is going to make me feel much better using a little known, but extremely effective tool – ...