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WATCH: The Case For Lifting Heavy

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sheila Monaghan For all of the cardio you've logged, all of the creative twists on bodyweight training you've tried, all of the yoga, plyometr...

The Best Exercise For Strengthening Your Shoulders

Mark Rippetoe | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Rippetoe

Not only is the press perfectly safe for the shoulders -- as evidenced by the fact that shoulder injuries are the least-common injuries for Olympic weightlifters who use the barbell overhead -- but the correctly performed press is the best exercise for keeping shoulders strong.

What You Need to Know About CrossFit

Lee Boyce | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee Boyce

The idea behind CrossFit is a good one -- it promotes community, the importance of strength training, compound movements, and even healthy competition. The reality of it creates grey areas, and practitioners definitely haven't seen a reduction in patients since the emergence of CrossFit hype in the real world.

Good Morning -- Barbell

Joe Dowdell, CSCS | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Joe Dowdell, CSCS

Un-rack a barbell and hold it against the top of your back. Stand tall with your feet hip width apart, a slight bend in your knees, and chest up. K...