Why Doing Cardio After Your Lift Could Sabotage Your Strength Gains
Athletes want to be the Jack of all trades—conditioned, strong, fast and muscular. The problem is, it’s tough to gain muscle and get in good cardiovascular shape at the same [...]
World Champion Rower Kendall Chase Discusses the Demands of the Sport and Why Rowing is Such a Great Workout
Rowing is one of the most physically demanding sports out there. Not only do rowers require incredible endurance, they need to be strong and powerful to propel their boats through [...]
I Tried LeBron’s Favorite Workout Tool, and it Totally Kicked My Butt
It’s only been 10 minutes, but there’s already a pitcher’s worth of sweat on the floor beneath me. My legs are on fire. My heart is racing faster than the [...]
Just Watching Von Miller’s Epic Sand Dune Workout Will Leave You Exhausted
Von Miller isn’t satisfied. The 28-year-old outside linebacker was recently ranked as the best defensive player in the NFL by his peers, yet he’s still searching for ways to expand [...]
Use High-Intensity Continuous Training to Improve Power and Endurance
Recently, this High Intensity Continuous Training article inspired me to learn and perform this protocol. Mike Robertson is a leader in our field for...
The New Type of Elliptical Machine That Burns Fat Faster and Works Your Glutes and Core Harder
The elliptical is a staple of the modern gym. That doesn’t mean it’s a great machine. While the elliptical is certainly better than nothing, many athletes and fitness junkies find [...]
5 Ways Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Makes Athletes Better
Brazillian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that combines throwing, holding, choking and submitting an opponent. BJJ has been popularized in Mixed...
STUDY: Does Steady-State Cardio Kill Your Metabolism?
For some, cardio is the Holy Grail of fitness. For others, it's a gigantic waste of time. There are a few reasons for the negativity against cardio, such as overuse [...]
Why The VersaClimber is The Next Big Thing in Training Equipment
Photo via Rise Nation's Instagram Cardio. The word alone is enough to strike terror into the hearts of most athletes. Why? Because cardio training is often associated with [...]
The Best Cardio Exercises for Athletes
Many athletes feel the need insert cardio exercises into their training. While there are positives and negatives to cardio, it is important to use it...