Dave Ayres

Dave Ayres

 

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From a rooftop in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania comes a video about the importance of rest, along with some fine-tuning tips for better overhead pressing movements.
Learn how to choose the right length of jump rope, the best posture for jumping, and how being stealthy can help you get better at double unders.
Today we look at the difference between training and competition, and what we can learn from our "failures." Also a quick tip regarding weightlifting for CrossFit Open participants.
There's a right way and a wrong way to do most things. Bad practice can lead to bad movement patterns that impact your training in unforeseen ways. Let's look at why proper practice is important.
One of the differences between aesthetic training and athletic training is how we set our goals. Let's look at an effective way to map out and achieve our fitness goals.
This week we look at compound (or multi-joint) movements versus isolation movements. Neither is wrong, but let's look at when to use them and for what purpose.
Stretching will help your performance - you've heard that, no doubt, but do you know why it helps your performance? Let's take a look at what is happening in the body.
My time in the military was dominated by the ideas of planning and prevention. If you're trying to get into the military, you should be thinking the same thing. Here are my 9 pieces of advice.
Why is the bench press considered a strength movement and the push up considered an endurance movement? Let's talk about this and why it's not actually true.
In the first video of this series we look at moving our training paradigm towards one of performance, rather than one for better looks. This will increase your opportunities for success.
What can the pull up teach us about the press and vice versa? A lot - they are very similar, or rather, they should be very similar if done correctly. Watch this video to find out how.