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flow

Get your body moving and beat travel boredom with this fast yoga flow that can be done anywhere.
If you’re considering a yoga teacher training program but aren’t sure what it’s like or what work it entails, I’m writing these journals for you.
One of the many gifts BJJ has given me is the capacity to be completely and utterly present. So when I find my mind wandering, or when I start to worry, I make a conscious decision to snap out of it.
I don't think I was ever formally taught how to "flow roll" in BJJ. It seems crystal clear, but it's actually quite hard. Here are my thoughts on what it is and how to do it.
I have a rule with my clients: if you shake your head during a workout you owe me ten burpees. Self-talk has an impact on your performance and the research is out there to back that claim up.
A fighter cannot be thinking about his technique in the heat of battle. There’s no time to think, only to be present. Learn as much as you can, and then let go of it all. That's the challenge.
When did fitness get so complicated? And have we even gotten it right, or have we just messed it up beyond repair? What if fitness looked like when we were kids, when we played in community settings?
Sometimes in an athletic endeavor, you can’t go wrong. You anticipate next steps and you feel invincible. Like Neo, in The Matrix. This is the phenomenon known as "flow."
Last week we talked with CrossFit LA team coach Kenny Kane about the mental approach to training versus the mental approach to competition. This week we talk about the psychology of game day.
The distinction between training and competition. The practicing of weaknesses. The inclusion of fun and flow. These are the elements coach Kenny Kane stresses in training to his athletes.