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Study: CrossFit Training Poses Injury Risk, Benefits Similar to Other Programs

A study published in the November edition of the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research revealed some interesting conclusions...

Lifting Weights Has Caused More Damage to Major League Baseball Than Steroids

Despite the hype and hyperbole surrounding Human Growth Hormone, steroids, and other Performance Enhancing Drugs, the weight room - and other conditioning methods -...

Raspberry Ketones: The Latest “No Evidence” Product From the Supplement Industry

Over the past few months, I have been hearing almost constant radio commercials for raspberry ketone weight-loss/fat-burning supplements, with the tag line that they...

An Exercise For the Scrapheap: Reverse Grip Bench Press

One of the great, stupid, steroid-influenced exercises of all-time is the reverse grip bench press. The exercise had been popular for years among powerlifting...

Is CrossFit the Sport of Fitness?

<![CDATA[Has the "Sport of Fitness" really arrived in the form of CrossFit, via Reebok? Sorry to disappoint you, but no, it hasn't. The Hype...

Should I Do Calf Raises?

<![CDATA[Of all of the waste of time exercises that people do in the gym, calf raises and all of its iterations, are probably the...

Mayo Clinic Review: Aerobic Exercise May Cut Dementia Risk

<![CDATA[After reviewing over 1,600 papers, researchers from the Mayo Clinic state that, "You can make a very compelling argument for exercise as a disease-modifying...

Exercising in Trevi, Italy

<![CDATA[Whenever on vacation I make it a habit to visit a local gym and over the past 30+ years I have worked out in...

Ridiculous Exercises: The Shoulder Shrug

<![CDATA[I spend a lot of time in open gyms and see a lot of ridiculous things, things I feel compelled to speak out about,...

Sledgehammer Training Is Not For The Faint of Heart

You might think I’m crazy, my neighbors probably think I’m crazy and if you listen to me your neighbors might think you’re crazy.  And...
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