If you want to be a good coach, accept you can't be a good person. You will lie, you will omit, you will shun the truth. If you don't, your lifters will fail. Here are three big lies about the snatch.
CrossFit advises to regularly try new sports, but in all my time training I never have. Until now. Now in my 40s, my husband of 14 years, who is also a tennis coach, is my new coach of my new sport.
Low carb ketogenic diets might be all the rage, but are they good for athletes? Scientists compare a standard Western diet with a ketogenic diets and the effects on a set of competitive athletes.
I got bored on recovery week, so I researched what comes next after Ironman. I've found it - Epic Camp! 'Cause really, the hardest things we do in like also generate our most cherished memories.
It might not get talked about outside the locker room, but women know breast size has an effect on their running. Now science takes a look and examines the actual kinematics that occur.
We like to have rules in our sports, even in fighting. But a good fighter knows when to follow the rules and when to break them. As it is in fighting, such it is in life...and all other sports, too.
How to build your own sandbag, advice on buying sandbags, and how to use the sandbags to train specifically for MMA, BJJ, and other combat sports. Spice up your workouts with some sand!
Charles Staley wants you to be his guinea pig...and you get free training from one of the world's best coaches out of it. Not so bad right? Read on to learn about Staley's 10 principles of training.
A new training device, called the passive leg press, allows athletes to train eccentric and concentric movement and increase their contraction velocity, resulting in better power, speed, and jumping.
Why does my coach always tell me to keep a journal? Will it actually help to write things down? And what if I don't want to carry a silly notebook?
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's hot topics - Primal Move, CrossFit, tips for lifting, Usain Bolt, and more!
Training a student for free and feeling let-down? Uncomfortable with an instructor who keeps hitting on you? Money, relationships, and hero worship are murky areas of boundaries in athletics.
This week Travis finds the fun in fitness again, as he puts together a group of hardcore athletes to do strength work each afternoon.
Getting stronger and fitter isn't just about training. If you're a fitness geek, don't miss these books we've read and reviewed!
This isn't just another "jump around in front of the TV" cardio DVD. This is a 6-DVD set from a coach with real life experience training fighters for professional matches. These workouts are for real.
Do you ever wonder what motivated the great Jack LaLanne to be so passionate about fitness? In this classic TV clip Jack shares the story of the early, and preventable, death of his father.
This week Charles deadlifts 405lbs for 7 reps. Not bad for a "mature" athlete, right? Charles is a great example that good practice and consistent commitment far outweigh any supposed age limitations.
Holley talks in detail about her Olympic experience and what it was like to attempt her lifts with painful, torn ligaments in her wrist. Just like Holley, though, she already is aiming for 2016.
Part 2 of our 4 part Primal Move workout video series: this week we continue to test our mobility, but also incorporate some low-level strength movements and begin to practice crawling.
Results from a new study show regular Tai Chi practice can improve lung function and quality of life in patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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