Chakras Demystified: Anahata - The 4th Chakra
The fourth chakra, anahata, is all heart. It is all about you. Writing your future - your way.

The fourth chakra, Anahata, is all heart. It is all about you. Writing your future - your way.

Create your life with your heart as the driver. Choose consistently to make decisions that you are passionate about. Having heart is about stepping outside what feels stifling, constraining to your nature. Anahata is non-boring and instead is “doing aliveness.”

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Almost Magic: Why You Need to Eat More Mushrooms
Mushrooms are nutritional beasts. Could they be part of the formula for chronic disease prevention and longer life?

Most people don’t think of mushrooms as anything other than a textural addition to meals or a gourmet flavoring, but the truth is rather different. Thanks to the research collection skills of Dr. Joel Fuhrman and others, mushrooms are now recognized as nutritional beasts and may even be part of the formula for chronic disease prevention and longer life. 

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Masters Athletes and the Muscle Up Hullabaloo
This last week when the Masters Qualifier workouts were announced, you would have thought someone threw a bag of kittens into a river.

So, you want to compete at the CrossFit Games? Or at regionals, for that matter? Then you’d better damn well be able to do muscle ups.

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The Fitness Professional Manifesto
So, you’ve been a trainer for a while and want to take it to the next level? If that is you then read on.

So, you’ve been a trainer for a while and want to take it to the next level? Or maybe you’ve just started and don’t want to be like everyone else, but want to stand apart from the pack? I hope the reasons for this aren’t ego driven.

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Sport Specific: In-Season Baseball - Week 11, Day 1
This twelve-week cycle of workouts will help you maintain your off-season gains, maximize your recovery, and reduce your risk of injury so you can have a solid baseball season.

If you’re a baseball player and you expect to maintain your off-season gains, maximize your recovery, and reduce your risk of injury, then you need to have a solid in-season training program as well. You may have been training four or five days per week during the off-season, but now that the frequency of practices and games is increasing, you may only need one or two training sessions per week.

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Strength and Conditioning: Wil Fleming, Week 2, Day 2
The stronger-than-ever-program is a four week, four day-per-week program that utilizes squatting, Olympic lifting, and bodybuilding movements to get you, literally, stronger than ever. So let’s do it!

EDITOR’S NOTE: These workouts are written by Wil Fleming, co-owner of Force Fitness and Performance.

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Women’s Workout: Cycle 12 - 90 Day Women’s Workout Challenge, Week 9, Day 2
The 90-Day Women’s Workout Challenge is comprised of total-body workouts that will challenge you and help you improve strength and conditioning.

These workouts are designed by Breaking Muscle founder Mindith Rahmat. Mindith is an RYT 500 Certified Yoga Therapist, certified CrossFit coach, and long time fitness enthusiast with extensive experience in Russian kettlebells and bodyweight exercise.

The 90-Day Workout Challenge: New Year, New You in 90 Days

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Beginner Workout: Cycle 2, Week 2, Day 2
In the second cycle of the beginner workout you will use kettlebells, free weights, and bodyweight exercises to increase your core stability.

The second cycle of the beginner workout will focus on the basics of strengthening your core. In this workout, you will use kettlebells, free weights, and bodyweight exercises to increase your overall core stability and improve strength and flexibility. Journey into a renewed healthy lifestyle as you develop a new fitness routine, get back your body confidence, and have fun.

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Bodyweight Workout: Cycle 10, Week 5, Day 2
The workouts in Cycle 10 will be twenty minutes or less, with plenty of time to focus on flexibility, agility, and recovery.

Cycle 10 of the bodyweight workouts will focus on flexibility, agility and recovery. All workouts in this cycle with be twenty minutes or less, allowing extra time for the pre- and post-workout mobility, flexibility, and recovery work.

Week 5, Day 2

Mobility before Workout:

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Triathlon Workout: Cycle 2 (Olympic Distance) - Week 3, Day 3
The second cycle of Triathlon workouts will prepare you for an Olympic distance event.

Completing a triathlon takes strength, speed, endurance, and flexibility. Triathlon training is balanced, whole-body training. In other sports you may wind up building strength in some areas, while accruing weaknesses in others. Triathletes get body benefits from running, cycling, and swimming, and as a result are lean and fit from head to toe.

After the sprint-distance triathlon, many athletes have their sights set on an Olympic distance event. If that’s your goal, then this comprehensive program is for you.

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