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How to Develop a Strong Coach-Weightlifter Relationship

Only those who have undergone the competitive experience can efficiently master the role of a coach.

The Benefits of Weightlifting Meets for Specific Skill Levels

While athlete growth has been significant, the growth in weightlifting infrastructure has not.

Love CrossFit? 5 Tips to Avoid CrossFit Burnout

At the start, it seems like the trajectory can only ever be up. Then we hit a wall. It’s called burnout.

Why You Shouldn't Cut Weight for BJJ

Everything thinks cutting weight for competition is a great idea. In reality, very few athletes should even try it.

The Unhealthy Competition Bug: Is Your Gym Infected?

Along came the CrossFit Games. As the sport grew, so did a noticeable caste system within many boxes.

5 Martial Arts Lessons on Peak Performance for the Non-Martial Artist

Performance is everywhere. Interviewing for a job. Competing in a fitness competition. In order to succeed, you must be prepared.

When a Single Moment Is the Difference Between Winning and Losing

Oh the heartache when a single-rep makes the difference in winning and losing. In truth, the story is much larger.

Seattle's Gift to Weightlifting and Other Sports

The Boeing Company is located in Seattle and employs thousands. But what does this have to do with weightlifting?

Stirring the Pot With Patrick McCarty: Breaking Muscle Radio, Ep 5

Pat McCarty speaks about CrossFit expansion, Grid development, and masters athlete inclusivity.

5 Lessons to Guarantee BJJ Tournament Success

James Kearns has been sharing his training log with us for the last eight months, and if you're interested in competing in BJJ you don't want to miss out.

The World's Most Athletic Sport - Weightlifting (Video)

This video will get you fired up - there's no question about that. But it's not your everyday lifting video.

It's Tournament Time (Athlete Journal 33)

This weekend I'm heading to the Boston Summer Open, and I'm feeling excited and optimistic.

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