Dishonesty In the CrossFit Open: Who Is to Blame?
When your idea of competitive advantage breaks the rules, it is time to rethink your strategy.
Avoiding the Bad Coach: A Parent's Guide
Trust your instincts and identify the warning signs of a coach who is on the wrong track.
Mental Games: Are You Ready for the CrossFit Open?
Many people will compete in the CrossFit Open, but only a few make it to the Games. So, ask yourself - is your head in line with your goals?
Reverse Dieting: What It Is and Why You Should Try It
Reverse dieting can help athletes who need to cut weight quickly avoid the post-event slump.
The Role of a Weightlifting Coach, Ep 10 (Podcast)
Bob Takano, Greg Everett, and Ursula Garza Papandrea have paved the way for coaches around the world.
Breaking Muscle HQ
4 Tips for Success in Your First Strongman Competition
The best advice I can give is to have fun and learn from your own performance and from competitors.
2015 Grid League Prospectus: Are You In?
This year's season is poised to be an exciting mix of big-name athletes and relative unknowns.
The Future of Olympic Weightlifting: Ilyin vs. Kashirina
For Tatiana Kashirina and Ilya Ilyin, age, ethnicity, and nationality have no bearing on what they can accomplish.
How to Manage Arousal Levels for Competitive Advantage
You could be the strongest person at the event, but if you can’t psych up and down, you might lose.
Stay Injury Free: GPP Versus SPP for BJJ Athletes
Let’s take a look at the steps we can take to avoid pain and injury in our BJJ careers.
Post-Competition Reflections (Athlete Journal 10)
This week I reflected on my strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats after my last powerlifting meet.
The Dark Place of Competition (Where We Learn and Grow)
Training is a safe place. But it is only in the deep waters of competition that we can truly learn about ourselves.
My Last Powerlifting Meet of 2014 (Athlete Journal 9)
My last meet of the year was full of ups and downs, but overall I'm happy with how things went.
My First Competition as a Purple Belt (Athlete Journal 59)
I competed at my first tournament as a purple belt on Saturday, and I took second place in the division.
Powerlifting Meet Preparation: Practicing Commands (Athlete Journal 8)
This was my last week of training, and the focus was on hitting my commands and picking out my attempts.
Tournament Training Week (Athlete Journal 58)
This week I took it easy and focused on getting ready for my next tournament this weekend.
Is It Time to Look for a New CrossFit Gym?
While it comes down to individual needs and goals, there are good reasons to switch gyms, and bad reasons.
How to Develop a Strong Coach-Weightlifter Relationship
Only those who have undergone the competitive experience can efficiently master the role of a coach.
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