5 Reasons Your Workout Isn’t Effective

You’ve heard the expression, “Don’t work hard, work smart.” Well, when it comes to working out, it may be particularly apt. Regular exercise is one of the healthiest habits we can cultivate in our lifetime,but if our expectations are a little skewed, it won’t yield the results we’re after.

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When Beast Mode Goes Bad: Overtraining and Group Exercise

Some group exercise circles (particularly CrossFit) thrive on a kind of no-pain-no-gain camaraderie and competition between participants, which is great. It creates an encouraging clique where everyone pushes each other to be the “best YOU you can be”, but although overload is necessary for progression, more is not always better. Let me tell you why…

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Muscle Up Progression Infographic

Well 15.3 sure showed us that muscle-ups are a big problem for alot of CrossFit athletes. But just because you can’t do them now, doesn’t mean you won’t be able to figure out how to do them. This infographic below is one of the better ones I’ve seen for muscle up progressions. Take a look […]

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Spartan Race Training Tips to Conquer Sparta!

The Mud Run/ Spartan Race. It’s something many avid runners, cyclists, workaholics of all kinds pursue at some point in their life. It tops the bucket list of extraordinary things to do in one’s lifetime, along with other notables, such as Ironman’s and Ultra Marathons. Check out these training tips from ELR contributor Jared.

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