Saturday , March 23 2019

Fitness

Sweet Potato Lentil Soup

Easy and economical, this simple soup is a quick and flavorful way to feed your family. Inspired by the ethnic origins of peanut soup, this soup utilizes another common staple of African cuisine, the yam, or its similar relative, the sweet potato, and combines these key components with Thai curry …

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Find the Gym that Works for You

Progression often times comes with a change in location. We have a tendency to become comfortable with the familiar. As a coach and bodybuilder I have seen stagnation within my own physique when I’ve become comfortable with residing within the same gym for an extended period of time expecting a …

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Stay Focused While Injured

I called my dad crying and told him the bad news. On the very last run and very last jump of the day, I landed wrong on my skis and tore my ACL. The doctor said it would be at least a year before I’m weightlifting again and that I’ll …

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Become a Blazing Fast Runner

There is no doubt that if a runner regularly hits the hills, they get stronger, more powerful, and ultimately faster. I am all about speed! However, you should vary the structure of your hill program throughout the season. Since hill work is stressful, adaptation, progression, and periodization are of the …

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A Stretch Training Primer

You’ve been suffering from chronic aches and back pain so you go to the doctor to get it checked out. You may find out you have a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, bulging disc, scoliosis or muscle strain. You’re not interested in surgery because it’s just not that bad – yet! …

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Double Barrel Rows to Build Muscle

As a hardgainer who coaches other hardgainers, I like efficiency in the gym. Doing too much training and failing to spend enough time recovering is one of our biggest stumbling blocks. As such, I try to program exercises that get the most muscle building stimulus on a rep by rep …

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A Word of Advice to the Vegan Athlete

Thinking about going vegan? You aren’t alone. Vegan female athletes are on the rise. If you decide to embrace the vegan lifestyle, you’ll be joining the ranks of elite athletes like: Venus Williams, who has won four-time Olympic gold medals and countless Grand Slam titles. Tia Blanco, professional surfer and …

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