Andrew Read

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If you hit this workout twice a week for a month I guarantee you’ll be surprised - not just at how your arms grow, but at how many factors like your pull ups and your conditioning grow too.
Have you ever watched a nature show and seen the look in a shark’s eyes just before it eats the baby seal? That is the same as April Luu looks when she is on the start line of an obstacle course.
So you hit the sign-up button for an obstacle course race, but don’t know where to start? Here's how to use the free four-week plan I'm sharing to get you ready for your race.
In the last article I wrote about pull ups, I looked at ways to isolate problems and correct them. In this article, I’m going to give you a few substitute exercises and the reasons for using them.
An experienced colleague let me in on a little secret for creating world-class athletes: 2 x 7 x 52 x 10. In other words, turn up the volume. It works for beginners, too.
Coaching athletes is easy. Being a personal trainer is a true challenge. We help people live out their dreams and we are the front line defense in tackling obesity.
It’s long been female gym folklore that to get lean you do high reps with a light load, while those looking to get bigger need to lift heavy. Let’s look at some misconceptions around this advice.
One of the questions I get asked most frequently is, "What kind of shoes do I need for running?” Here is my advice, based on my experience and the simple math behind the physics of running.
The best way to develop toughness is to realize it’s not an overnight process. Learning to embrace the suck when everything in your body is screaming to slow down is not a quick skill to learn.
The last few months have been full of travel and training. I attended the Spartan SGX course and realized I'm going to have to step up my game for the race in November.
When it comes to ab work I start with the plank. People ask why we start here and the answer is simple - because it teaches you how to find and keep neutral spine and the correct bracing sequence.
In my work with females trying to get their first pull up, I’ve spotted three main areas of weakness. I'm going to explain and offer a fix for each of these.