I once entered a 5-mile race by accident. Let me clarify: It wasn’t as if I tripped and fell face-first into the entry form, but I did think it was ...
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“Eww, gross, get it away from me, I don’t like it, I don’t like it.” No, I’m not talking to you — I’m talking to the kettlebell. And to be frank, I’m also lying, but it’s an effective cue. Because I love kettlebells! I simply can’t rave enough about using them as a conditioning tool to help you build […]
It had been a long, extremely fun and rewarding day of squatting, benching, and deadlifting. I had just finished my fourth powerlifting meet in the past six months (what can I say, I got hooked!) and was seated in the hotel ballroom where the meet had just wrapped, scrolling through social media, when my training […]
I wrote The Performance Paleo Cookbook as the ultimate kitchen companion for athletes and other performance-minded people who know that nutrition is a key component to success. It’s undeniable that the food we eat is a factor—perhaps the most important one—in gaining a competitive edge. If you’ve got athletic goals or you’re a competitor, a nutrition strategy firmly rooted […]
Editor’s note: Today’s guest post comes from Jonathan Goodman, founder of The Personal Trainer Development Center and author of Ignite the Fire, a book that covers how to succeed as a personal trainer. This post was adapted from one originally published at Schwarzenegger.com. ★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Gyms should be a place where everyone feels comfortable, a sanctuary of sorts built for self-improvement from […]
Two weekends ago, one of the most recognizable fitness models in the world, Greg Plitt, was struck and killed by a train in Burbank, California. The 37-year-old, who you may know from the show Work Out or his more than 200 magazine covers, had been shooting a workout video with his camera crew at the […]
Have you ever heard the phrase that fitness should be simple, but not easy? The truth is that you can still get an effective, total-body workout with no fancy equipment at all. Bodyweight-only circuits are perfectly suited for all fitness levels and are great to add onto the end of your regular strength workout, or […]