Fit forever

  • How to Fit Exercise Into Every Day
    on January 29, 2020 at 10:32 am

    When you make movement a natural extension of your daily patterns, it is easy to fit exercise into every day. I have a two-year-old son, a one-year-old baby girl, a beautiful wife […]

  • The Gap Between Health and Fitness
    on January 28, 2020 at 4:03 am

    Health and fitness is not a race. Health and fitness are often lumped together but there’s a difference—and sometimes it’s a sizeable gap.   Let's explore […]

  • Balance Across Disciplines Can Make You Great
    on January 27, 2020 at 12:38 am

    You’ve created your structure on grasping skills, so when you move into new scopes you can integrate it all and become a competent force. "The genius is the one most like […]

  • The 3 Laws of Muscle Activation in Resistance Training
    on January 22, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    When designing resistance training programs, we can't ignore physics. Here are 3 laws of training that will simplify your programming and help you become more successful (i.e. […]

  • Staying On During Your Off-Season
    on January 21, 2020 at 1:25 am

    Whether you are competing or working towards specific goals, you will always have a time that falls outside of your normal training cycles.   read more

  • Deloading 101: What Is a Deload and How Do You Do It?
    on January 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Plain and simple, a deload is a short planned period of recovery. Here are four ways to do it and why you absolutely must include it in your training. What the Heck Is a Deload? […]

  • 3 Strategies for Optimizing Mechanical Tension
    on January 15, 2020 at 9:07 am

    Don't get hung up on one particular style of training but use variety of different exercises, rep ranges, and training styles. While chasing the pump is undoubtedly an effective […]

  • Write Your Training Programs Like a Book
    on January 12, 2020 at 11:22 pm

    A training cycle, like a story, has a beginning, middle, and end, and each has elements that are necessary for it to work. Do you remember your high school English class? When […]

  • Prepare for Takeoff With the Deadlift Checklist
    on January 11, 2020 at 10:17 am

    For most people, the deadlift looks like someone just walks up and pulls a bar off the floor, but that is already a misconception: it is a push, not a pull. The deadlift is an […]

  • 6 Essential Mindsets For Getting Back In Shape
    on January 10, 2020 at 11:54 am

    Once you learn to master your mindset you’ll gain the fluidity and inner resources to dominate your goals. Getting back in shape is a specific challenge that requires […]

  • Controlling the Chaos of Training in CrossFit
    on January 9, 2020 at 2:52 am

    We kick off our first podcast of 2020 with James Fitzgerald. He has over 20 years of experience as a strength coach, is a CrossFit games champion and is the founder of OPEX. […]

  • 5 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your Weightlifting Belt
    on January 5, 2020 at 10:00 am

    We're going to look at how to make the best of a simple but effective training aid - the weightlifting belt. Here's how to use it. Are you using yours properly?   read more

  • Nothing Will Change This Year If You Don't
    on January 1, 2020 at 10:56 pm

    Maybe this year it is time for a different approach if you have been unsuccessful in the past. I’m not going to talk about SMART goal setting or the usual "new year, new me" […]

  • 7 Fitness Hacks for 2020
    on December 30, 2019 at 5:04 pm

    2020 is the start of a new decade or the end of the last one depending on your point of view. Time to pick up some new ideas and strike a new path ahead on your fitness journey. […]

  • An Antidote to CrossFit: Going All in on Dan John
    on December 29, 2019 at 5:41 pm

    The antidote to Insta-coaching, CrossFit haters, geezer coaches, and trolls is a return to the fundamentals of training. Cue Dan John. Greg Glassman is a controversial choice for […]