I want to feel good about my training, but I inherently need to be dissatisfied with my current level in order to strive to get better. This journey often weighs on me when I am training.
Whether it's yoga, CrossFit, or the RKC, sometimes friends and family see your health practice more like a "cult." Willow helps one of our readers navigate how to handle this situation.
You won't show up unprepared for your workout with these 9 products we've reviewed, including a gym bag, headphones, jump ropes, and more!
Eating a Skout Trailbar made me nostalgic for the Pacific Northwest, where they are made. Kosher, vegan, soy-free, dairy-free...these bars are just packed with a bunch of yummy goodness.
Testing out my back this week with moderate weights, after my injury to my low back last week. Things seem to be healing up fine, just taking my time and being careful.
Football season in the U.S. has officially begun and with it comes some of the most amazing athleticism and brutal impact in modern sports. Watch this tackles highilght video for proof.
"You either lifted the weight or you didn't." Find out the reasons why coach Greg Everett loves weightlifting, and other fun things like, what is his favorite cheat food?
As a trainer you don't have to be a PhD, but it IS useful to have a working knowledge of the energy systems of the body and how they can be manipulated when designing training programs.
Everybody is talking about the glycemic index these days, but is it actually a useful tool? Or it is misguided and misleading. Find out how the glycemic index is lying to you about your food.
Your 40s are not the time to decide you're going to be a pro MMA fighter. This is one of the lessons I've learned in 20 years of training. Read on for lessons 11 through 20.
How often should you stretch? Is every day really making a difference? Or could you gain as much mobility with less time dedicated to stretching. Science tells you what the research says.
As someone who fears the dark and enclosed spaces, caving sounds like my own personal ninth circle of hell. But so does BJJ to some folks. So what is the allure of caving, and why do people do it?
If the word "cardio" makes you think of stair steppers and treadmills, you need to try Keith Weber's "Extreme Kettlebell Cardio Workout." This is not your typical cardio workout.
Do some countries have a genetic advantage when it comes to certain sports? Do Eastern Europeans do well at weightlifting because they're short? Are they even short? Read on for my analysis.
Not everybody needs to eat paleo and wear inov-8s during their first week of CrossFit. The first year I did CrossFit I did it mainly fueled on Hot Pockets, Lean Cuisine, and Diet Coke. No joke.
Fitness-oriented games are a new popular theme in video games, but do they really get you any more active? A university researcher looks at all the existing research and says, "No."
This exercise is especially valuable for those athletes that have difficulty placing the jerk directly overhead due to range of motion issues, but mainly due to improper conceptualization.
New research shows improved performance and recovery ability when using swimming as active recovery. It might be the best way to recovery for the majority of hard-training athletes, not just swimmers.
Ahimsa is the art of non-violence, but unless used both internally and externally, you could be doing yourself harm. Consider wielding your weapons outside, but practicing non-violence to your self.
This year marks twenty years in the personal training game. The following are the first ten of the twenty most important lessons I've learned over these years.
Awake & Evolve Workouts
Mature Athlete Workouts
Strength & Conditioning Workouts
Sport Specific Workouts