Andrew Read

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After seven weeks of nonstop work, I had one of the most miserable bike rides of my life - and learned an important lesson about riding in the snow.
With Bruce Lee's birthday this week I thought a look at how he influenced the world of fitness was due. Here are 4 valuable lessons about training we can learn from this master athlete.
BJJ and CrossFit should just stay away from the Olympics - for their own good. Here's why the sports wouldn't be good at the Olympics, and the Olympics wouldn't be good for them either.
Don't be afraid to say it - hypertrophy. You might have a use for it. In fact, it could be great for building muscle, leaning out, and boosting your health. Here's how I advise you do it.
Which is most important in fat loss - caloric restriction, aerobic conditioning, or resistance training? Is any more important than the other? Can one accomplish fat loss without the others?
With the crash last week everything this week has all been about one thing – get the bike fixed. I've also been preparing for the first Australian RKC and my upcoming half Ironman.
What does the future of fitness hold? Will CrossFit or the Globo-Gyms win out? Will we be swinging from trees doing Primal Move and parkour? Here are my predictions for what's coming for us all.
Mud runs are one of the most popular new events out there. But do you know how to train for one? Here's the plan I give my clients who are getting ready for Warrior Dash, Tough Mudder, and more.
After a week of travel and some calf trouble, I had another obstacle this week: a bike accident. I escaped with a few bruises - and a lot of gratitude for breakfalls.
Here we are at the end of my series - the final of the six basic kettlebell exercises. The snatch. The snatch is one of those exercises that seem shrouded in myth, but it's actually quite simple.
Does training with heavy gloves or practicing punching while holding dumbbells do any good? I say it doesn't. In fact, I think it does harm to a fighter's punching skills.
Suddenly, out of the blue, my 'good' calf started tightening up today. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that it isn't serious enough to derail my plans for my first triathlon next month.