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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. ...
  J, who I commonly use as my guinea pig in the gym is a vegetarian. He originally was, like me, an omnivore. Culture playing a large role in dietary choice, the West Indies provided fertile ground for a wide variety of foods; animal and plant alike ...
  Imagine yourself on a hot sunny day. Your legs feel like lead. You have sweat dripping down your face. Your ears are pounding and your throat is on fire. You are dragging your feet forward, one painful step at a time. You can see a crowd in the di ...
  On June 13, 2018, the Maryland offensive lineman, Jordan McNair, died at the age of 19. McNair struggled while finishing a set of 110’s at the University of Maryland football workout and was found to have a body temperature of 106 degrees up ...
Although I think there is definite credibility in the article, How Greg Glassman is Reshaping the CrossFit Games by Justin Lofranco, I reserve judgment because there are too many unknowns. Essentially, according to this article, Glassman is signaling his ...
  Kari D. Pilolla, PhD, RDN, of the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, believes there is no miracle diet, food, nutrient or bioactive component that will target belly fat. And reducing abdominal obesity can lower health risk ...
  “But I can lift way more than this, coach!” I have heard this phrase more times than I can count while coaching 8-14-year-olds in small and large group settings. Every single youth athlete, at some point, gets it in their head that the ...
  It is said that "Necessity is the mother of invention." I'm unclear about the conditions that necessitated the invention of baseball, but I'm grateful for it, nonetheless. Not everyone enjoys the game; it's more conducive for ...
  For some working out is a chore or necessary pain so they can look, feel, and perform better. However, it doesn't have to be that way. In fact, it shouldn't be that way. You will get better results by improving your workout inexperience. W ...
A mother is described in Webster’s Dictionary as a “woman in relation to a child or children.”   I have to say I was surprised by this definition because when I think of a mother, I immediately think of someone described as a careta ...
  The shoulder is one of the most frequently injured joints among gym rats. The shoulder is one of the most complex joints in the human body. Due to its extremely wide range of mobility, it can often be placed in compromised positions which increase ...