balance

If you are able to tweak your training balance through life’s ups and downs, you will be able to keep yourself in check, and more importantly, keep yourself in training.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: honoring an injured athlete, how using bands is holding you back, and more!
I have allowed BJJ to influence my choices throughout my life. So nobody found it more unexpected than I when I spent the final months of 2013 not giving a flying f*ck about it.
Learning alignment for arm balances helps you find alignment in every strength posture, including lifts, and reduces the chance of injury. Here are three fun ones for you to experiment with.
Do you remember the lessons you learned in high school physics? Well, you should, because it turns out they're not only relevant to weightlifting, but mighty helpful.
Your balance responds well to targeted practice. Work on it and it gets better. So, I’ve got a set of fun balance challenges for you. These series of movements come from basic parkour conditioning.
As humans, we must change to grow, and we must grow or we die. Yet, we are also creatures of habit and comfort seekers. The key is to recognize this and see when our equilibrium is off.
Office workers trained with kettlebells for eight weeks, and not only did their balance and postural coordination improve, but they liked their jobs and their colleagues more.
My life is a mess, and I’m doing my best to keep up. I've discovered that bite-sized bits of balance are more attainable and can make all the difference in my day. Here's how I do it.
I have a felt a bit of guilt that what I want most is balance and happiness for my family. I am not the by-any-means-necessary athlete. But I am myself and I never have to compromise my character.
Life balance is not a destination. Rather, it is a never-ending journey that requires constant adjustment, sometimes major and sometimes barely perceptible. It's a bit like a Swiss ball.
We know warm ups can prevent injury, but they can also be used to increase static and dynamic balance. This in turn can increase skill ability in your sport. Researchers look at soccer to prove this.
I’ve been an athlete for years and have problems gaining strength in my right leg. What poses or exercises would you recommend to strengthen and balance between the two sides?
This video from Bob Takano is especially valuable for those lifters who are having difficulty “feeling” the position of the bar overhead and the effects of proper footwork. 
How can grappling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu be a metaphor for life? The way we find balance in grappling can be the very same tools we use to find emotional balance throughout our day.
Everyone strikes some kind of balance in their lives. Our pursuits at physical balance can enlighten our metaphysical ones. Do you feel your life is lacking in balance?
Balance ability is a fundamental aspect for a number of sports that require kicking, running, changes of direction, and jumping.