Andrew Read

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There’s one piece of advice that often gets thrown around that is flat out wrong. That is the advice of telling people to throw the scales away when seeking to lose weight.
How do you progress when the load is bodyweight? And in particular how do you progress when the exercise has a large skill component such as handstands?
If you’re starting on your fitness journey later in life this is for you. What I hope to provide in this series is a logical plan to get you safely on the path towards greater health and fitness.
If you told me you decided to spend the rest of your life figuring out the leg press, I’d feel bad for you. But if you told me you decided to spend your life learning a martial art, I’d be impressed.
I think many people make two fundamental mistakes with their goal setting, and the reason they never succeed can be traced back to one of these two things.
If I could have one wish granted for Christmas it would be for "Biggest Loser" to be removed from television for good.
Nothing makes a tri geek happier than shiny things with bells and whistles. Here’s a list of some fantastic items for the endurance geek in your life.
When people come to see me and say they want to improve their running, I often will work with them on crawling and rolling. I always look for the easiest fix, and here's my logic behind this.
Lunges have long been maligned as being an exercise for sissies. I’m not sure why or how this gym myth has been kept up for so long, but it’s time to stop it.
One of the benefits about getting older is you start to see how things are connected. Those subtle relationships can be the key to unlocking amazing returns on training.
Recently I had a chance to attend a local CrossFit competition. Here is my rundown of the the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Yes, the snatch is a tremendous full-body lift, and yes, it displays great strength and athleticism. But why are you trying to do it so much? Do you know how little the Russians actually did it?