Strength

Overindulging Endurance Runs

Pounding the pavement tighten muscles, thereby decreasing the flexibility needed for weight lifting.

The 14 Biggest Weight-Training Mistakes

The bad news? There are a lot of exercises you grew up doing that are dead wrong for building power. The good news? The fixes are simple.

Myth #3: You need to focus on your core

First off, many athletes erroneously cling to the notion that six-pack abs are a sure sign of a strong core. More to the point, it’s unclear whether core-specific training benefits athletic...

Myth #1: Stretching prevents injuries

In 2010, researchers at Florida State University asked ten male athletes to stretch for 16 minutes, then run for an hour on a treadmill. In a later session, the same crew sat quietly for 16 minutes,...

4. Mobility WOD

Outside picks the best fitness blogs of 2011, including Mobility WOD

Handstand Push-ups

Want to get into shape? You can do it with this CrossFit-inspired training pyramid, including the handstand push-up.

Wall Balls

Want to get into shape? You can do it with this CrossFit-inspired training pyramid, including wall balls.

Kettlebell Swings

Want to get into shape? You can do it with this CrossFit-inspired training pyramid, including the kettlebell swing.

Box Jumps

Want to get into shape? You can do it with this CrossFit-inspired training pyramid, including the box jump.

Toes to Bar

Want to get into shape? You can do it with this CrossFit-inspired training pyramid, including the toes-to-bar.

Dead Lifts

Want to get into shape? You can do it with this CrossFit-inspired training pyramid, including dead lifts.

Slump Killer

Want to get into shape? You can do it with this CrossFit-inspired training pyramid.