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Triathlon Workout: Cycle 2 (Olympic Distance) - Week 2, Day 4 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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Creative Movement: Cycle 2, Week 6, Day 2 This cycle of the Creative Movement workout will focus on building intermediate skills and improving barre technique.
The Creative Movement workout is a compilation of dance movement, bellydance, barre, pilates, kettlebells, and yoga. This workout will move through various types of programming for levels beginner to advanced. The goal of the workout is to gain a technical foundation of dance movement, increase fluidity and flexibility, increase overall body strength, and explore your body through various mediums.
 
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BJJ & MMA Workouts: Cycle 4 (Flexibility) - Week 4, Day 2 This is a one-year program designed for combat athletes. The fourth cycle focuses on flexibility training to improve mobility and enhance performance in the ring.
Training for combat sports like MMA, BJJ, judo, wrestling, kickboxing, and boxing requires a great breadth of attributes. Unlike a powerlifter or a marathon runner, focusing on strength or endurance alone won't cut it. You need to develop it all.
 
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Strength and Conditioning: Wil Fleming, Week 1, Day 3 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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Blood Lipid Profiles Not Improved by Decreased Milk Consumption People with high lipid levels are often told to reduce dairy intake. Does it actually help?
People who have excessive blood lipids are often told to reduce dairy consumption. This recommendation was challenged in a recent study in the Nutrition Journal.
 
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Kettlebell Workout: Cycle 9, Week 6, Day 2 Care for your joints while increasing strength, coordination, and power with the ninth 12-week cycle of kettlebell workouts from coach Dini Leopoldo.
Welcome to the Kettlebell workout from coach Dini Leopoldo. Two new workouts are posted each week - on Tuesday and Thursday - and can be done on any day you have available. Make sure you warm up adequately before starting any of these workouts!
 
Kettlebell Workout - Week 6, Day 2
 
Joint mobility/Primal Move
 
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Mature Athlete: Cycle 8, Week 10, Day 2 Cycle 8 of the Mature Athlete workouts aims to improve strength, endurance, and general fitness. A variety of exercises and exercise prescriptions are used for to achieve these goals.
Cycle eight is all about circuit training. Five Super Circuits will be rotated over a Tuesday - Thursday - Saturday format. The goal of each Super Circuit is all-encompassing: improved strength, endurance, and general fitness. A variety of exercises and exercise prescriptions are used for those goals.
 
Five workout options are used. Each workout consists of six types of exercises:
 
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Everything You Need to Know About the Iliopsoas Learn the importance of the iliopsoas muscle group, how to strengthen it, and how to lengthen it for those who are tight in this area.
The iliopsoas contributes heavily to Olympic lifts and every day activities like walking and running. It also influences our form in many other types of movement, depending on how weak or how tight this group of muscles may be.
 
This article will give you a better understanding of the importance of the iliopsoas muscle group, how to strengthen it, and how to lengthen it for those who are tight in this area.
 
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Mommy Workout: Second Trimester, Cycle 2 - Week 26, Day 2 This cycle of Mommy workouts is designed for moms in the second trimester. It combines bodyweight, kettlebell, and barbell exercises with yoga and mobility work.
This cycle of pregnancy workouts is designed for women who have previous  experience with strength training and yoga and want to integrate a range of exercise modalities. The second trimester workouts include three components each day: walking or running interval or longer-distance workouts, strength training, and yoga. You can do all three components or choose two out of three if you're short on time.
 
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You Win Some, and You Lose Some (Athlete Journal Entry 15) Last Saturday I competed in the New York Open and lost my very first match to a guy who beat me two years ago.
Last Saturday I competed in the New York Open and lost my very first match to a guy who beat me two years ago when we were both blue belts. 
 
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