For Olympic weightlifting to succeed in the USA we either need a lot more lifters or a lot more lifters on steroids. But there is one simple thing you can do to help out...
Andrea Duran is an Olympic silver medalist and a professional athlete, but she still has to fight constantly for her sport and for the future of women's professional sports in general.
Recent research based on competitive athletes indicates a person's risk for injury is mainly determined by their sport and gender, not their fitness level.
A simple technique for using the dreaded lacrosse balls (or tennis balls if you want something softer) to relieve tension in your back and neck.
Researchers take a look at the dance/exercise craze known as Zumba. How much are you burning? Is it doing any good? Let's take a look at the science and see if Zumba is worthwhile.
Have you heard about the glycemic index, but you're not sure exactly what it is or how it can help you? When should you eat low versus high GI foods? Read on for the details and what you should do.
Greg Everett's first book is considered a "must have" by many coaches in the weightlifting world. His new book was written specifically for athletes who are NOT competitive weightlifters.
New surgical technique - ipsilateral iliotibal band autograft - offers hope for athletes suffering from hip injury and chronic hip conditions.
This past weekend Michael and Team CrossFit Central competed at the CrossFit Games - is Michael's CF Games dream done now? Or is he even more determined for next year?
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - daughters, the CrossFit Games, Krista Scott-Dixon, building muscle, and more!
“Go away.” This is the single best thing Jen believes parents can do to support their kids in athletics. Read on for more tips on raising athletic children and choosing the best coach for them.
I feel that I am moving into a new level of life and it’s full of wonder and peace. However, on the other side there is this crazy pull back into my old thoughts of anger and fear. Help!
Whether you're a parent or a coach, instilling a love of fitness in our children is crucial for improving quality of life. Here are 9 articles on kids fitness from parents and coaches.
In a last minute decision, Ingrid was taken off the CrossFit Central team this past weekend and didn't compete at the Games, but she does give us a detailed rundown of the team events.
By this time next week, Holley will be in London! The Olympic Games are mighty close. Is Holley ready? Is she even packed??
Clay Marzo is considered one of the best surfers on the planet. He does things no other surfer does. At the heart of Clay's talent, however, is his struggle with Asbgerger's syndrome.
This week mature athlete and expert coach Charles Staley hit a 9RM PR on deadlift, a 5RM PR on presses, and did some strong weighted chin work, too. Check out his numbers in this week's journal.
My friend Murray nearly died from overtraining. It took his body years to recover from the hormonal mess he'd made of himself. Are you about to do the same thing to yourself?
The flu is blamed for approximately 36,000 deaths and 500,000 hospitalizations in the United States every year. What if you could use exercise and meditation to alleviate your flu and cold symptoms?
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