I learned this push-up variation from Steve Maxwell several years ago. Those of you who tried it in my class know what an outstanding conditioning drill it is.
I'm super excited to be hosting Steve Maxwell on Saturday, October 25 2014. Come join us!
I often have a green smoothie in the morning. It gives me a nice boost of veggies and vitamins to start the day. Check out this smoothie recipe from Sharon Shiner.
YMAA Boston sent a few students to YMAA ANdover last week to perform for Master Yang while he was visiting.
Thanks to George Dominguez for putting together this video.
Ramel (Rami) Rones is one of Master Yang's first students in Boston. For 17 years he has been working with several Boston area research hospitals studying the health benefits of tai chi. Hear what Boston Red Sox owner Larry Lucchino has to say about him.
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So many good things to say about coach Steve Maxwell. Internationally respected fitness guru, tough as nails wrestler, kettlebell expert. He also knows how to have fun:
This New York Times article explains the research behind this remarkable discovery.
In other breaking news, fire is hot and the sky is blue.
Nutrition is confusing. It seems like every fad diet is supported by science and then refuted by the same science two weeks later. At the risk of posting yet another nutrition article I recommend this article from the Atlantic. It goes into the research behind nutrition science and produces a not too surprising conclusion.
If you don't have time to read it allow me to summarize, your mother's advice was correct, eat your veggies and lay off the junk food.
Traditional Chinese martial arts for mind/body development