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Fit to Be Linked 11/18/13

Posted by Brandon Harrison
November 18, 2013 11:27 AM |
The V-Sit is a gymnastic movement that is a goal of many body weight exercise enthusiasts. Here is a wonderful tutorial video that contains the first progression step: the L-Sit. [YouTube] A new nutrition tracking app that I was pointed towards recently: Cron-O-Meter. It's free to sign-up, and lets you set goals for just about every single nutrient out there: ... [Read]

FitWeb: Weekly Links

Posted by Brandon Harrison
October 14, 2013 9:37 PM |
My cut off date has finally arrived. I've ended my bulk and started my cut, jumping in with a Protein Sparing Modified Fast for a little kick start (lets be honest, I want to be as lean as possible for halloween) and will transition to the normal cutting cycle in a week. I've also changed up my diet to include ... [Read]

Fit To Be Linked

Posted by Brandon Harrison
September 23, 2013 7:00 AM |
I've always had a personal struggle in the gym, specifically when moving up in weight during an exercise. After reading an article over at T-Nation concerning some specific exercise tips, I've changed the way I count my reps. Instead of counting up from 1, I start at the top and count down. I personally associate this with things like rocket ... [Read]

Getting CrossFit

A nationwide program where everyone is on the same page, CrossFit may be perfect to achieve all-around fitness

By Brandon Harrison
September 19, 2013 3:42 AM |
"CrossFit." Almost everyone has heard of it, though many don’t quite know what it’s all about. CrossFit gyms – or “boxes,” as they’ve been dubbed by enthusiasts – are usually innocuous on the outside. Inside, though, you'll find a lifters’ heaven: lines of power racks, barbells and pull-up bars. Tires and conditioning sleds often litter parking lots or similar ... [Read]

Fit Web: Weekly Links

Posted by Brandon Harrison
September 10, 2013 6:00 AM |
Another week falls off the calendar as everyone's fitness is improving (at least I hope so!). We've decided to move the weekly links to Mondays to give readers more time to implement anything they find interesting. Many don't know what it takes to become an IFBB Professional Bodybuilder. Here is a gentle giant that goes by the pseudonym "Big Ramy" ... [Read]

Fit To Be Linked

Posted by Brandon Harrison
August 23, 2013 8:00 AM |
It's another Friday here in Health & Fitness . Wonder if the other blogs are on the same schedule? Anyway, here's this weeks Fit To Be Links. To elaborate on this weeks main entry: athleticism isn't neccessarily defined by strength alone. Max Shank covers this in his new article over at T-Nation. [T-Nation] I've struggled with this one myself, warming ... [Read]

Quick Hits: Fit Links

Posted by Brandon Harrison
August 16, 2013 7:17 PM |
Why fix what isn't broken? Maybe because it's breaking you. Reverse your grip on the bench press to help allieveate issues with your shoulders and forearms. [T-Nation] Matt "Kroc" Kroczaleski, competitive body builder and power lifter and famous for his specific row variation "Kroc Rows" took some time to answer questions from the Reddit community today. Lots of great ... [Read]