4 Steps to Master the Weighted Pistol Squat


Guest post by Paul Vandyken Do you think The Kettlebell Pistol Squat is difficult? Do you think it’s reserved for the pros? Well, you’re not alone. After all, it requires power, flexibility, balance, coordination, and core strength. Since it’s one of the favorite … [Read more...]

Erik Checked Me Out and it Changed My Whole Life

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When I first started attending the gym regularly, I had no clue what I was doing there. Naturally, I hopped on the cardio machines, put in my time, and left when I was sweaty and finished. One of my favorite stories to tell people is the story of the first time I ever saw Erik … [Read more...]

An Insomniac’s Solution to Better Sleep

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Last week I wrote a post about how to prevent Alzheimer's disease (AD) and I addressed four simple ways we can all reduce our chances of developing AD. The final prevention strategy I identified was getting adequate sleep. Sleep is Important When we sleep, our brains flush … [Read more...]

15.5: Accepting Your Flaws & Moving Forward


Guest post by contributor and ambassador, Tasha Parks For anyone keeping track, there have been thrusters in every final Open WOD for the past four years: 11.5 was thrusters and pullups 12.5 was thrusters and chest to bars 13.5 was thrusters and chest to bars 14.5 … [Read more...]

The Book I Wish I Had 15 Years Ago


Attention Subscribers: We are switching mail providers sometime during this week. At this point, we do not believe there will be any issues. We have made this switch on two other sites and we think we will have all the kinks worked out. If there is a problem with the switch we … [Read more...]