Fitness

No “T” in Push Up: One Cue to Save Your Shoulders

Push up

The push up is the king of functional upper body exercises. Ok maybe the pull-up wins but not much can beat an exercise that can be done anywhere and anytime. We’ve all heard “drop and give me 20!” Little has to be done to set-up for the push up other …

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Train Hard, Train Smart: Challenge Workouts

Challenge Workouts

Hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend! I know I did, with plenty of grillable meats, 12 ounce curls, and even a concert after a baseball game. What’s more American than baseball and beer?? How about baseball, beer, and country music! (Side note: Chris Stapleton is worth the price …

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Why You Should All Swing

Kettlebell Swing

I’m sure that title got a naughty few of you to click but this isn’t that type of post or website. But since you’re here, keep reading to find out why you should be swinging, a kettlebell that is. The kettlebell swing may be the one exercise that can fix …

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Sprint to a Better Body

What is a better body?? Leaner? More muscular? Moves faster? In most instances, all of these descriptions would be true. Whether trying to look good naked or being able to outrun the slowest person in the group to avoid being eaten by a bear, sprints and specifically short interval sprint …

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Grip and Grow

Grip

The grip, a relatively small aspect of the body, is extremely powerful in terms of results. The grip can make or break you in feats of strength, from climbing a rope to lifting 500 pounds. It can also lead to huge gains but if left out of training can hold …

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Sleep: The Forgotten Weight Loss Pill

Sleep and Weight Loss

So you’ve lost the initial 20-25 pounds but you have stalled on the final 10 pounds towards your goal weight. Your diet is on point and your workouts are killer so what’s the problem? SLEEP, or the lack there of. Keep reading to find out how sleep deprivation may be …

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Pick Up and Move: The Loaded Carry

We’ve all been there, the back of the car full of groceries and there is nothing more frustrating than having to make two trips for the rest of the groceries. There is even a meme claiming you are a weakling if you don’t carry all the groceries in one trip. …

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The 1% Rule

The 1% Rule

We are 5 months into 2016 and how many people kept their resolutions or goals?? Yeah exactly what I thought, not many. Self-improvement or setting positive goals is as much an American pastime as baseball. It has been estimated that 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. A shocking number …

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Strength Training for Runners

Strength Training for Runners

In my previous article, How Strength Training Can Make You Better at Running, I stated that many of the myths about strength training in the running world were unfounded. Strength training can help fight imbalances and create a stronger and more resilient body. Strength training for runners has also been …

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How Strength Training Can Make You Better at Running

Peachtree Road Race, Runners, Running

You can look throughout social media and see it’s that time a year when people are running marathons, half-marathons, and 10k’s. In Atlanta, in which I live in the metropolitan area of, they host the world’s largest 10k on July 4th. Tens of thousands of runners flock to downtown on …

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