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For time: 40 box jumps 40 sit ups 10 deadlifts 30 box jumps 30 sit ups 10 deadlifts 20 box jumps 20 sit ups 10 deadlifts 10 box jumps 10 sit ups 10 deadlifts   Suggested weights: Men 135-225# Women 65-155# ...
  Recently I wrote articles about both the prevention and treatment of tearing of the skin on your palms. One of the tools I recommended was leather hand grips. There are a variety of hand grips on the market, but most are designed for gymnastics. T ...
New research in the Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports, examined the effect of the yogic breathing technique, Bhastrika Pranayama on lung function capacity in athletes. Bhastrika Pranayama or “bellows breath” is a practice where the inh ...
Shoulder injuries including rotator cuff problems frequently plague athletes in sports that require repetitive overhead motions, including swimming, basketball, tennis, pitching, and weightlifting. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons ...
New research in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, examined audience presence and competition on weightlifting performance. Researchers tested 32 recreationally trained subjects, who performed a 1 rep max bench press, during 3 separat ...
  How many times over the years have we confidently and with great motivation established a New Year’s Resolution (e.g., “This is the year I will finally quit smoking/lose 10 pounds/learn to play the zither!”) only to peter out bef ...
  In our first article of the female athlete triad series we discussed the etiology of the triad spectrum and in the second segment screening and treatment strategies. In this third part of this series we will discuss prevention and implications for ...
Competition pervades our daily lives. We vie for employment, cheer on our kids in the spelling bee, even try to beat out others for the best concert tickets by setting up camp outside the box office, calling and calling again, or reloading our web pages a ...
A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine revealed basic tools that increased the likelihood of the subjects studied to be successful and consistent in their exercise programs. Conducted at the University of Illinois, the s ...
Today's workout is the 1st workout in 3 weeks of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek.   4 new workouts are posted each week, starting on Monday, and can be done on an ...
Day 2 of the 1st week of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek. Read part one of our interview, "Andy the Competitor" to find out more about him.   4 new workouts ...
Today's workout is the 3rd workout in 3 weeks of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek. Read part one of our interview, "Andy the Competitor", to find out more abo ...
Today marks day 4 of the 1st week of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek. Read part one of our interview, "Andy the Competitor", to find out more about him.   4 ...
Like spinning before it, rowing has gone from being a competitive outdoor sport to one of the growing new trends in group exercise. At the forefront of this movement is coach Josh Crosby. Crosby believes strongly that indoor rowing is the perfect exercise ...
People talk about “exercise high,” but research recently published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry states exercise can actually be effective medication for clinical depression. In this particular study, conducted at the UT Southwestern M ...
Today starts off week 2 of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek. Read part one of our interview, "Andy the Competitor", to find out more about him.   For Time: 4 ...
Today starts off week 2 of programming from a former Redbull athlete and professional adventure racer -- founder of CrossFit LA, Andy Petranek.   Read our interview, to find out more about him: Part 1 - "Andy the Competitor" Part 2 - " ...