Category Archives: Sport

Fight Quest: An MF Hardgainer Prepares to Get in the Ring

By Dean Stattmann For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to do a first-person combat story. Boxing, Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai – Anything! There’s just something about chronicling the process of developing as a fighter that really attracts … Continue reading

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Working Out with Chuck Liddell, DeMarcus Ware and Jerricho Cotchery

By Dean Stattmann On Wednesday, April 14 I headed up to the Reebok Sports Club/NY in Manhattan to attend a Reebok media event for the brand’s latest shoe – the ZigTech. UFC light heavyweight hall-of-famer Chuck Liddell was in attendance, … Continue reading

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Interview with Chuck Liddell

THE ICEMAN ON HIS DIET, THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER AND UFC 115 By Dean Stattmann From appearing in TV shows and movies to taking on some of the toughest badasses in the UFC, there’s not much that legendary fighter Chuck Liddell can’t … Continue reading

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laurent gras: juggling five workouts, 400 bike miles and a 90-hour work week

THE WORLD-RENOWNED CHEF AND OWNER OF CHICAGO’S L20 RESTAURANT TAKES US THROUGH A “NORMAL” WEEK. By Dean Stattmann You have low body fat. How hard is it to maintain that while working with food all day?I’m pretty skinny right now. … Continue reading

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staying fit and running an empire

SAMBAZON CO-FOUNDERS RYAN AND JEREMY BLACK ON HOW THEY KEEP IN SHAPE ON THE BOARD AND IN THE BOARDROOM By Dean Stattmann As owners of Sambazon, you guys undoubtedly have your share of acai berries. But what else does your … Continue reading

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triathlon training tips from craig alexander

THE 2009 FORD IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPION’S FIVE RULES FOR VICTORY By Dean Stattmann Rule 1: Practice Makes Perfect “Be sure to have covered the distance of the course in each of the three disciplines at least twice before race day,” … Continue reading

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get an iron man body

THE FASTEST WAY TO A SUPERHERO PHYSIQUE By Dean Stattmann In the March 2010 issue of Men’s Fitness I caught up with trainer Brad Bose, the guy who got Robert Downey Jr. shredded for Iron Man and this year’s sequel, … Continue reading

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training advice from ned overend

THE HALL OF FAME CYCLIST AND MOUNTAIN BIKER ON HOW TO PEDAL YOUR WAY INTO SHAPE By Dean Stattmann Maintain Your Core Values “Working the core is essential for stability on the bike,” Overend says. “During the off-season, I do … Continue reading

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running tips from dean karnazes

THE ULTRAMARATHON CHAMP OFFERS HIS ADVICE FOR BECOMING A WORLD-CLASS RUNNER By Dean Stattmann Run Like a Pro Focus on maintaining good form by tightening your core, leaning your upper torso forward, and thrusting your arms. Train Twice as Hard … Continue reading

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training advice from michael phelps

THE OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST REVEALS HOW HE STAYS IN RACE-READY FORM By Dean Stattmann Embrace Drills Long swims are great for improving your endurance, but try other drills for speed and form. “For me, some of the most effective drills … Continue reading

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