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Learn When and How to Take a Rest Day

Too often I see my patients working out 6-7 days a week. Whether they are elite athletes, CrossFitters, or weekend warriors, they think that working out...

5K Training Program for Non-Runners

I recently completed my first 5K with I took part in the 5K Pump & run at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, OH in March. I'm not much of a runner...

The Life of a 48-Year Old Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competitor

Paddy Spence is CEO of Zevia, a zero-calorie soda brand sweetened with stevia instead of artificial sweeteners. He's training to compete in a Brazilian...

How to Build Core Strength With the Bodysaw

If you've found crunches and planks have become easy for you, but you still don't have the six pack you're looking for, try doing the bodysaw exercise...

Tabata Push-Ups Will Kick Your Butt

If you are looking for a way to really challenge yourself, then a workout involving Tabata pushups is perfect for you. A Tabata (named after the...

5 Science-Backed Ways to Get More Out of Shorter Workouts

Working out regularly is challenging. Between work, friends and family, and binge watching shows on Netflix it can be hard to carve out the time...

5 Easy Ways to Stay Consistent With Your Workouts

Making our workouts habitual and automatic is the holy grail of high performance fitness. After all, once you make working out a habit no longer do you...

5 Common Freestyle Swimming Mistakes and How to Fix Them

I think when non-swimmers hear the term 'freestyle,' they assume the stroke is easy. It is one of the very first strokes we learn when we jump in the...

Triathletes: Avoid These 5 Open Water Swimming Disasters

Open water can be—and for many is—terrifying. Even professional, well-trained open water swimmers can feel a sense of dread when they enter the water....

The Best Drills for Improving Balance and Agility

When you think of a great athlete what attributes come to mind? Speed, strength, power? But what about balance? Balance can make or break a game winning...

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