Training

Do you have such a rigid training plan for yourself that it doesn't seem fun anymore? Is your body worn out, as well as your mind? Maybe it's time to be flexible and instinctive in your training.
Private lessons are a great way to build your technique, whatever your sport might be, but they can also be expensive. Here are six ways to make the most out of your learning experience.
There's a lot of nonsense in the fitness world. That's not what I'm about. Don't read this if you've got a sensitive stomach. I'm going to sit you down and tell you how to actually achieve your goals.
There are a lot of crazy fitness trends out there - including standing on a vibrating plate. Does it do anything? New research shows it actually does have a positive effect on muscular performance.
Scientists recently took a look at traditional resistance training versus eccentric training and over-speed exercises. They combined them in different ways until they found the best results.
Our survival instincts aren't always the most useful thing when it comes to our training. In fact, we may be putting ourselves in danger, by choice, on a daily basis in the gym.
I've been a contractor for five months in Afghanistan. When I workout at the gym I see the military men and women and I am inspired by the heroes. Here is what I have learned from watching them.
The current trend for cross training does nothing to increase game skills unless you are woefully out of shape or nonathletic to begin with. In that case, this article is not for you.
I used to joke about wanting be in the "masters" category of competition, now for the first time I feel like a mature athlete. What makes me feel this way? Six things in particular, and here they are.
If you were building a house you’d use a hammer for the nails, a screwdriver for the screws, right? So how come you're not so wise when it comes to your workouts? Let's start using the right tools.
I want to feel good about my training, but I inherently need to be dissatisfied with my current level in order to strive to get better. This journey often weighs on me when I am training.
This year marks twenty years in the personal training game. The following are the first ten of the twenty most important lessons I've learned over these years.
What are the best athletes doing that you're not? Why are they so successful and you're slowly making progress? Here are four keys to success based on what the best athletes are already doing.
Training is like farming. You do all these things today that you can’t see producing a result in the hope of a future payoff. The best muscle you can develop for success? Your patience.
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?
As Krista has evolved as a coach, so has her website Stumptuous, and so has the health industry as a whole. Here she shares her two cents (and her sharp wit) in regards to the fitness world.
Krista is a nutrition, health, and fitness coach with a doctorate in women’s studies. She's run the gamut training-wise herself and has some (sassy) advice about what it is to get fit and healthy.