Unlike barbell cleans (or even the kettlebell clean), a kettlebell goblet clean helps you train explosive leg drive with minimal upper body movement.
At Born Fitness, we work with our online coaching clients to determine what movement is best for them. We love squats, but not everyone needs to do them. Blanket recommendations are dangerous. One person’s path to better performance can be another person’s path to injury.
In general, if going to the gym can get others sick, you should always stay away. But if you’re working out from home, the rules are a little different.
You might think your inability to stick with a plan comes down to a lack of motivation, or maybe even a fundamental lack of willpower. But, willpower isn’t what is holding you back. After years of coaching people as a personal trainer, I’ve discovered that most people struggle to maintain their momentum because they ignore one simple rule.
Born Fitness trainer BJ Ward gives an honest review of OrangeTheory workouts and explains what they are doing right and where they can improve.
Taking every set in your workout to complete exhaustion might be a big mistake. Training to failure can build muscle and strength, but only if done right.
What’s best: whey protein concentrate, isolate, or hydrolysate? This article breaks down the differences to help you understand what’s best for you.
It’s time to rethink what you “know” about best ab workouts. Here’s a smarter approach to the best core workouts, reducing pain, and making you stronger.
If you’re going to unlock all of the real benefits of intervals and high-intensity exercise, then you need to pay close attention to how you apply HIIT training to your life. Don’t fall into the trap of applying this great technique the wrong way. Here’s how to make sure you see the benefits and none of the downsides.
Do squats hurt your back? What about pain in your knees? This pain-free approach will fix your squat, increase strength, and prevent injury.
Can your ability to do more pushups prolong your life?
The question might sound like a joke, but science has recently focused on better ways to predict lifespan. And, one study found that your ability to crush pushups might determine if you can fight off cardiovascular disease.
And, it’s not just pushups. The link between bodyweight strength and your health is becoming too hard to ignore.
Want some insurance that exercises like squats and deadlifts won’t leave you hurt? The Valsalva maneuver is simple way to upgrade your fitness routine, lift more weight, suffer fewer injuries, and — potentially — even improve your digestion.