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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 - " ...
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 - " ...
Competition anxiety and stress can be detrimental to athletes in any sport. New research in The British Journal of Sports Medicine examined the practice of mindfulness meditation on pre-competition stress in elite shooters. Researchers evaluated 96 male e ...
This week marks the start of Andy Petranek’s three weeks as guest programmer. Andy Petranek is the owner and founder of CrossFit Los Angeles, one of the oldest and most successful CrossFit affiliates. Before finding CrossFit, Andy was an officer in ...
When we think about embarking on a fitness regime, we may not initially imagine that it could occupy us body, mind, and spirit. But it can. Many people who start a new project, whether fitness or otherwise, begin to see the world in terms of that project; ...
A. 5 Rounds One Arm Kettelbell Snatch for 30 seconds (left arm) Rest 30 Seconds One Arm Kettelbell Snatch for 30 seconds (right arm) Rest 30 Seconds   B. 5 Rounds 1 Minute Plank Hold 1 Minute Air Squat 1 Minute Bear Crawl   C. Awake and Evolve ...
A. Skill Work -Spend 10 minutes working on variations of handstand holds, kick ups, L handstand holds, and handstand push up progressions.   B. 20-10-20 Push Ups Pull Ups Overhead Squats with Kettlebell (alternating arms for a total of 40-20-40 of OH ...
A1. 4X 30 Seconds Bear Climb into Plank and Up A2. 4X 30 Seconds of Flying Lunges (rest 10 seconds after completing both movements)   B. AMRAP in 12 Minutes: 3 Kettlebell Clean on Right Arm 5 Racked Kettlebell Squat on Right Arm 9 Dragon Flags 3 Kett ...
New research in the Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport examined training loads and injury rates in professional rugby league players. Researchers studied 79 professional rugby league players over a lengthy 4 year study period. Subjects particip ...
Previous research has examined the dynamic relationship between coaches and athletes. New research in The Journal of Science and Medicine Sports analyzed impact coaching behaviors and rapport on an athletes’ perceived levels of anxiety. Researchers ...
  There are a lot of protein bars, snack bars, and meal replacements on the market. You might be thinking, “Why do I need to read about another bar?” Well, regardless of whether you think you need the product, CORE Foods is a unique and ...
Last week in part one of our interview series with Andy Petranek we learned how he evolved from trumpet player to professional adventure racer. The next evolution would take him from athlete to personal trainer to CrossFit coach.   Andy became a pers ...
Two recent studies indicate a correlation between fish oil and brain function, both in terms of maintaining brain health and cognitive ability while aging and also increasing recovery from strokes.   According to research done by the Rhode Island Ho ...
One of the most common questions I receive as a coach is, “I hurt my [insert body part here], but I want to keep training. What can I do?” At some point or another, either as coaches or as athletes, we have encountered this dilemma. Today, I a ...
Today marks the beginning of our final week 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&q ...
Our final week 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 - "Discoveri ...
Our final week 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 - "Discoveri ...