What to Expect Your First Time in the Gym
Here's what you need to know for a successful start at the gym.
Find the Right Strength Program for You
If you've decided it's time to shop for a new strength coach, gym, or program, here's what to look for.
A Gym Culture Shift: Stop Shaming and Start Welcoming
The gym doesn't have to be intimidating. We have to do everything in our power to give those around us the opportunity to succeed.
Say Yes to Banded Pull Ups (But Not for Assistance)
Struggle at the top of regular or weighted pull ups? This movement will force you to become more explosive.
Movement 101: Standards for Movement Quality
Check your movement quality every session. At the beginning and end. No, I'm not kidding.
Gym-timidation: Just Say No
Whether you are new to a gym or just getting started with your training, here are some important tips to keep in mind.
3 Factors Affecting Bar Placement in the Snatch
I’ve identified a problem many beginners have with learning the snatch, and I hope it will help other coaches, too.
Escape the "Busy" Trap and Find Time to Exercise
You can make excuse after excuse about why you aren't being active, or you can simply find a way to make it work.
Learn the Kettlebell Basics and Regain Your Movement Potential
Follow this 12-week program and begin to master the basics of the kettlebell while developing stronger movement patterns.
Simple and Effective Strength: The Perfect Beginner Workout
This easy at-home workout will help you gain strength and lose fat.
What Every Beginner Should Know When Starting BJJ
The first classes you take when starting jiu jitsu are crucial in laying your foundations for motivation and conditioning.
Want to Be a Better Runner? Then Slow Down
The secret to being a better runner isn't more intensity. It's wise use of easy and intense training sessions.
Teaching Beginners Yoga: It's Harder Than It Sounds
I thought designing a yoga series for newbies would be cake, but it's proven to be a challenge.
3 Basic Strength Workouts for Beginners
When you're new to exercise it can be hard to know where to start. Strength is the best foundation.
Mary Ellen Coffey
Size Matters: How to Spot (and Be) a Good Training Partner
As a smaller person, one of your biggest strengths is your speed and ability to exploit the holes in the game of your opponent.
Why Your CrossFit Gym Needs an On-Ramp Program
An on-ramp teaches foundational movements, but it also teaches the language of CrossFit, lowers injury rates, and welcomes clients into your culture.
5 Tips for Practicing Yoga Outside
Get outside and practice - and feel how being with nature helps you connect even deeper to the sense of being with yourself.
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