Article by crossfitinvictus.com Written by Nick Hawkes You have probably seen athletes around the gym sporting some flashy, bright blue knee sleeves. And, you might have said to yourself “self, those a super stylish and I wonder if I could benefit from their brilliant blue power for performance while enhancing my workout ensemble.” The answer […]
CEDAR CITY — Many of the participants in Saturday’s Utah Summer Games power lifting competition were the kind one might expect to see at such an event — large, muscular guys who looked like they spend every waking hour at the gym. But there was also a substantial contingency of athletes who impressed the crowd […]
Mark Rippetoe is an American strength training coach and author of several books and articles on the subject. Mark has several decades of experience as a strength coach and is a former powerlifter. Also known for his brash teaching style and humor, which can be seen in many of the videos found here.
Article by BreakingMuscle.com By Jeff Barnett, Contributor – Health and Fitness News The properly executed bodyweight squat is firmly established as an awesome exercise. It builds strength, flexibility, body awareness, and balance simultaneously. But not everyone agrees on the best way to squat. Most coaches agree on the big points, like maintaining a neutral spine and […]
Article from BreakingMuscle.com By Doug Dupont, Contributor – Health and Fitness News Raise your hand if you’ve ever seen someone doing a “squat” that amounts to a quarter of a rep and you shook your head at him or her. Without seeing you, I’m going to guess that pretty much every reader of Breaking Muscle has had […]
Seven things you might think you know about fitness…that just aren’t true at all. Start your New Year on the right foot, with some real knowledge about how to reach your fitness goals. Article from BreakingMuscle.com By Nick Horton, Contributor – Olympic Weightlifting, Sports Psychology The fitness industry is full of more lies, myths, and total B.S. […]
Article from Men’s Journal By DANIEL DUANE Turns out getting strong – really strong – is the key to true fitness. The following program is the perfect introduction to strength training. Whether you’re totally new to strength training or coming back from a long layoff, this stripped-down program is ideal for the initial four to six […]