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Handstand Practice Routine – Oh Yes You Can

I’m getting serious about handstands. They have been a goal for me since I turned 50. In the intervening four years, I have been strength training and working on core and back strength a lot. Over 50 and added muscle and now adding skills. We’re told to expect to lose...

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Glassman Educates the Doctors After Suing…Everybody

There are so many things to love about CrossFit. The WODs, of course. The camaraderie. The memes. But today I love most of all the lawsuits. Greg Glassman, founder of CrossFit, is at war with…everybody. He’s gone after Reebok for business impropriety. He went after the National Strength and Conditioning...

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That One Girl Who Treats You Badly

You know the one. Every time you see her, you want to be with her. You love your time together, and brief as it is, she just wrecks you. But after a day or two, you realize how badly she treats you. Oh, everyone has a love/hate relationship with Fran....

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Age Better With Power Exercise

As an older adult, you’ll see benefits from training for power more than strength. What is “power”? Power is explosive strength training; it’s when you move weight fast. Jumping, punching, or simply a fast bicep curl is training for power rather than strength. Power exercise develops strength but also functional...