Training

Is it just me, or does it seem like all of the talk about fat-loss for the over 40 population is all about pills, powders, and potions? Why doesn’t anybody want to talk about good old-fashioned training and proper, balanced eating? It’s much more common to see remedies from the supplement industry making headlines, versus
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Most of you reading this have done the single-arm dumbbell row, and you know how effective it is for building a big, wide back. So how did you position your body to perform this exercise? Did you use a flat bench and focus on keeping your torso parallel with the floor to hit your lower
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With the growing popularity of CrossFit, many people over age 35 have discovered a passion for competition. Today’s over-forty population is not interested in growing old gracefully, and like their younger counterparts, once introduced to the sport, they thrive on competition. Besides running and CrossFit, weightlifting is one of the few arenas wherein the over-forty
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For many lifters, back training is a bit of an enigma. It is not as satisfying as a tough chest or shoulder workout, and often requires much more work to actually build an impressive back. That’s why on “back day,” gyms are usually full of lifters half-heartedly going through the motions: chin-ups, rows, hyperextensions, repeat—week
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By now you’ve probably heard about our All Access programs and community. Simply put, people the world over are discovering comprehensive fitness plans offered by some of the biggest names in the fitness industry, including Hannah Eden, Kris Gethin, and Jim Stoppani, Ph.D. In case you’ve already come up with excuses as to why you can’t
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There is nothing like the feeling of strong, vibrant movement in wide-open spaces. Something just feels right about those workouts that break us out of the gym confines and allow us to explore a more three-dimensional, undomesticated fitness experience. We were made to run free, climb trees, swim, and carry essential materials. Unfortunately, sometimes we
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Smart lifters work damn hard to ramp up for their big lifts; from their warm-ups to the way they tackle progressive loading, none of it is by accident. When they get under the bar, their muscles and nervous system are mechanically and neurologically primed to perform. But what comes after that heavy top set? In
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CrossFit is everywhere. If you haven’t already tried it yourself, you probably know someone who has. Your best friend’s girlfriend won’t shut up about it. Even your boss heads to the “box” during lunch hour. Because it’s become so popular and many people have achieved impressive results from doing it, it’s understandable to be a
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