Mama June’s Epic Weight Loss Transformation: Lessons to Learn

No other TV star has seen such an epic body transformation, at least in the past few years, as mama june weight loss transformation has shown the public. And love her or hate her, she has shown that she is dedicated and willing to go through the stress to shed off the excess weight in her reality […]

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Keep Your Dogma, I’ll Keep My Cable Rows

I’ll admit that the backlash against the bodybuilding bros seemed cool at first, but things escalated quickly and both sides of the argument digressed into fitness tribalism, the kind that reminds one of the yelling matches in grade school gym class. Coming from the world of college strength and conditioning, I was confused a few […]

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Greg Walsh’s Brutal Strength of Mind

Greg Walsh is a sincere man. He looks like he could tear your head off with his bare hands and grind your bones into dust, but he couldn’t be a nicer, warmer, more unassuming guy in person. It’s Walsh’s mind that is brutal, never the man himself. Walsh is a guy on a mission, a […]

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Beating Your Genetics with Time Restricted Eating Patterns

In research that was published in the journal Cell Metabolism1 on August 30, 2018, researchers at the Salk Institute found that disruptions to animals’ 24-hour rhythms of activity and rest – which in humans is linked to eating for most of the day or doing shift work – can be corrected by eating all calories […]

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The Secret Sauce to Sassy Shoulders

One of the most common injuries is a rotator cuff injury. The statistic, according to the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, states that in 2006, 7.5 million people made a visit to their doctor for shoulder problems. Why? We aren’t all athletes subjected to repetitive motion or weightlifting. We surely aren’t all gardening nor doing laborious […]

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Diets, Belly Fat, and the Nutrition Nabobs

Kari D. Pilolla, PhD, RDN, of the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, believes there is no miracle diet, food, nutrient or bioactive component that will target belly fat. And reducing abdominal obesity can lower health risks. In an article in ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, Pilolla helpfully defines how abdominal obesity is […]

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Youth, You Must Earn the Right to Lift Heavy

  “But I can lift way more than this, coach!” I have heard this phrase more times than I can count while coaching 8-14-year-olds in small and large group settings. Every single youth athlete, at some point, gets it in their head that the coach is trying to hold them back and doesn’t realize that […]

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Greg Glassman Wants to Shake Up CrossFit’s Competitive Nature

Although I think there is definite credibility in the article, How Greg Glassman is Reshaping the CrossFit Games by Justin Lofranco, I reserve judgment because there are too many unknowns. Essentially, according to this article, Glassman is signaling his intent to get rid of the Regionals and Invitationals for the CrossFit Games.   In addition, […]

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Tragic Death of a College Athlete Demands Balancing Safety and Essential Resiliency

  On June 13, 2018, the Maryland offensive lineman, Jordan McNair, died at the age of 19. McNair struggled while finishing a set of 110’s at the University of Maryland football workout and was found to have a body temperature of 106 degrees upon admission to a local hospital. The incident and subsequent death received […]

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How Running Kept Me Overweight

  Imagine yourself on a hot sunny day. Your legs feel like lead. You have sweat dripping down your face. Your ears are pounding and your throat is on fire. You are dragging your feet forward, one painful step at a time. You can see a crowd in the distance; a teenage kid in a […]

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