Fitness

Brown fat is a specialized fat in our bodies. It uses white fat as fuel and keeps us warm. Brown fat helps us get leaner. So how do we get more brown fat? Science thinks it might know how.
The journey to self-discovery can be pitted with choices and regrets. For pro-surfer turned yoga instructor Heather Tiddens, the myriad of questions are the most valuable part of life's adventure.
Jeff Martone has been doing kettlebells for so long he actually had to BUILD his first one because they didn't have them in the US. Find out how he discovered kettlebells and what they did for him.
Hypertension currently affects many Americans, and many of us cannot help what our genetics have destined for us. New research shows being active can greatly reduce your risk, however.
As CrossFit Central prepares for the CrossFit Games, Michael shares his top 10 tips for being successful in your training.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - kettlebells, Turkish get ups, running and rowing tips, hugs, and more!
When we enter the grappling academy, we become someone different. At least, that’s how it feels, given who we are in other contexts. Does that feel weird to you? It does to me!
This week a reader asks Willow about how to practice minimalist running in unfriendly environments, like the urban jungle full of debris.
As Andrew's Ironman training continues he fights two of the biggest obstacles for endurance athletes - boredom and injury. Find out how he is adjusting his training to deal with both.
With the many types of alternative treatments out there, finding one that works can be a challenge. Here are ten articles to help you treat a variety of common ailments.
I guarantee you have never watched a yoga sequence like this before. Briohny Smyth takes us through a beautiful series of gravity and flexibility defying arm balances.
In her third journal entry Olympian Holley Mangold talks about why doing Olympic Media Day in Dallas reminded her of the Hunger Games, and how she hopes to get back to normal next week.
Somehow people get really messed up when it comes to programming their kettlebell workouts. Exercise planning has some common sense guidelines, and so does working with kettlebells.
While we all know yoga can make you more flexible, new research shows Bikram yoga can increase your deadlift as well.
Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Now comes the time to apply this to myself and my training.
Champion powerlifter and coach Chris Duffin goes over a unique assistance exercise - the band resisted bench press. This movement is great at building the static strength needed in your upper back.
It's spring time and your house isn't the only thing needing a "cleanse." Give these three simple tips a try and have your mind and body detoxed and ready to enjoy life and nature.