Sleep and summer can be either synonymous or antagonistic depending on how you look at it. Technically, vacation (which some of us consider summer to [...]
As the fitness industry grows in popularity and importance, it is of the utmost importance that we as fitness professionals continue to develop a growing knowledge of the exercise sciences to communicate effectively with the established health professions and sciences on "common ground". The following article, while at times technical, provides an integral part of that knowledge base necessary to facilitate such communication.
Discovering that Olympic lifting isn't only for Olympic competitors or elite athletes is important for well-rounded personal trainers. This category of power training can be [...]
When trainers hear about Olympic weightlifting they immediately think of two things: either taking a loaded barbell and ripping it off the floor in one violent motion with minimal technique, or that the lifts are detrimental and deleterious to the health and well being of the person doing the lifts. These two assumptions highlight a vast miscomprehension of Olympic weightlifting.
Since its inception, Everesting has experienced growth far beyond its creators’ wildest dreams. Now considered a worldwide sensation, cycling athletes can choose from almost 20,000 [...]
As fitness professionals, we accept the premise that most serious strength-training athletes and bodybuilders will experience injuries at some point in time. Within a 1-year [...]
Mountain biking and competitive cycling, among the world’s most popular modes of exercise, carry the potential risk of male infertility and other risks to men's [...]