Blogs about Strength And Conditioning

Monday, November 11, 2013 • Barrington, RI 02806-4750
Ariadne Greenberg/ Transformations in yoga
One way to begin strength training is to buy a set of dumbbells and start moving them around. Over time, bit by bit, we come to understand that we can get better benefits by being more precise: we start organizing our lifting into sets and reps, measuring the amount of weight lifted, planning out which days to train, and so on. What a good trainer understands though, is that there is a step missing here.
Friday, August 23, 2013 • Berkeley, CA 94704
MESTRE BENGALA's Blog
Last night (August 15) Capoeira Mandinga participated in the monthly Piedmont Ave. Stroll (http://www.piedmontavestroll.org/blog.html) by playing capoeira outside for almost 90 minutes. Yesterday was also Mestre Marcelo's birthday and in true capoeira tradition he declared his intention to play with everyone in  the roda. Considering that there were probably over thirty people present, that would be no easy task.
Thursday, August 01, 2013 • Vista, CA 92081
KewlFit
The Las Vegas Sports Performance Gym recently wrote about their use of the 58°F KewlFit Performance Cooling Vest as many of their athletes are using it before, during and after training.   
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 • Molalla, OR 97038-8565
The Bugatti Body
Active people take hits.  They get bumps, bruises, aches, and pains.  Some are ER worthy in which case the patient will undergo physician’s care.  Others are mere inconveniences that cause pain, swelling, discoloration, and irritation.  Instances of pain are normal, chronic pain is not.  There are solutions and preventative measures that can be taken to reduce the body’s reaction to active lifestyle occurrences.  
Monday, June 03, 2013 • Duarte, CA 91010-2400
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 • Berkeley, CA 94704
MESTRE BENGALA's Blog
After last month's text (and link) heavy blog, I thought I would try adding a few more pictures this time. So, what follows are some of my favorite moments from this year's Mandinga Tucson batizado weekend. A picnic in the desert with Zum Zum, CM Parafina, CM Luar, Mestres Esquilo & Pinga Fogo  
Monday, April 29, 2013 • Helena, MT 59601
Namaste
Core Strengthening is fun and invigorating.  Yoga core strengthening poses are varied and produce excellent results.  One core strengthening pose which has become popular in the fitness industry over the last decade is called hover or plank (caturanga dandasana).  This pose has been practiced by yogins over thousands of years!