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Photo by Bev Childress of Fort Worth, Texas   It is the age of instant gratification. Whether an athlete training for performance or a New Year’s resolutioner trying to get healthy, we want our results and we want them yesterday. When we succu ...
Plant-based diets offer protection against cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancers. But with so much nutrition misinformation, how can you be sure a plant-based diet is right for you? Read on to learn why you should adopt a plant-ba ...
Photography by Bev Childress of Fort Worth, Texas   Franklin Delano Roosevelt was an enigmatic man. Stricken with polio, he never allowed himself to be photographed in his wheelchair, not wanting anyone to see him in a "weakened" state. Hi ...
  When it comes to menopause, there have been conflicting reports, some saying women who are very active, workout a lot or other physical endeavors, may be less likely to experience menopause before the age of 45, while some have found evidence to t ...
  Sometimes you're stuck at home. Maybe you work from home. Maybe you have pre-school children. Maybe you have pre-school children and work from home. Or, maybe you just don't want to go out because it's raining, it's snowing, or you ...
  Most people get into the lifting game to look better. Sure, many start training because of sports, but for the vast majority, it is a twinge of vanity that pulls them to the gym after they no longer have to train. Guys go to the gym to hit the mir ...
Sports photography by Bev Childress   America's Independence Day is July 4th, and Mexico's is September 16th. I know what you're thinking. "Isn't it Cinco de Mayo?" The fifth of May celebrates the Mexican Army's victory ...
There is growing evidence that in an occupational setting the way in which we lift an object up does not have an effect on injury outcome for lower back pain.   New in vivo studies have demonstrated little difference in intradiscal pressures and rece ...
I’ll admit that the backlash against the bodybuilding bros seemed cool at first, but things escalated quickly and both sides of the argument digressed into fitness tribalism, the kind that reminds one of the yelling matches in grade school gym class ...
  Greg Walsh is a sincere man. He looks like he could tear your head off with his bare hands and grind your bones into dust, but he couldn't be a nicer, warmer, more unassuming guy in person. It's Walsh's mind that is brutal, never the m ...
One of the most common injuries is a rotator cuff injury. The statistic, according to the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, states that in 2006, 7.5 million people made a visit to their doctor for shoulder problems. Why? We aren’t all athletes subject ...
  In research that was published in the journal Cell Metabolism1 on August 30, 2018, researchers at the Salk Institute found that disruptions to animals' 24-hour rhythms of activity and rest - which in humans is linked to eating for most of the ...
So, you’re looking to transform your physique. You’ve been Googling personal trainers in your local area as well as body transformation photos and success stories. Your motivation is high, you had your last big feed on a Sunday night so you&rs ...
Be a Lenny Skutnik.   On January 26, 1982, Lenny Skutnik sat in the Presidential Gallery, next to the First Lady during the Inaugural Address, receiving a standing ovation.   Who was Lenny Skutnik? Washington National Airport: Two weeks earlier. ...
Take Away Points Being conscious of your posture will improve your overall quality of life and gym performance. Western society is designed to keep you on your butt. Long-duration sitting is a one-two, Mike Tyson punch to your body. To effectively combat ...
Photographer: Bev Childress of Fort Worth, Texas   Time is such a wonderful gift. In the spirit of saving time, I’ll be brief. There are 1,440 minutes in a day. You should sleep roughly 480 of those minutes. That leaves 960 waking minutes. &nb ...
One thing we know about the new CrossFit Games restructuring is that we know very little. There has been a single article posted in The Morning Chalk Up that quotes Greg Glassman and presents his new vision for how the Games will be structured henceforth. ...