What Forefoot Running Actually Means

The debate on forefoot versus heel strike is unnecessarily confusing people. Here is the truth about how to run well.

Science Says Imagery Is a Powerful Psych-Up Tool

In a new study, a quieter version of psyching up was proven effective, as long as the timing is right.

7 Ways to Build Real Self-Esteem in Youth Athletes

Our role as parents and coaches is to develop the athlete’s self-esteem not only as an athlete, but as a whole person.

Is Your Flexibility Determined Through Genetics or Training?

Regardless of your physical makeup, the way you train can still have great influence on your level of flexibility.

Using Powerful Body Language Can Increase Your Actual Power

What if acting more dominant can help you lift more weight? Research says your body language can change your body’s physiology.

The Hatfield Strap (Product Review)

When it comes to lower leg mobility devices, I've tried them all, so I can say the Hatfield products are top of their game.

The 4 Undebatable Fundamentals of Training

The undisputed truths all good coaches know and with which all good keyboard warriors can arm themselves in their never-ending debates.

More Protein, Fewer Calories: A Winning Combo, With Reservation

A new study has some pointers for anyone who wants to restrict calorie intake without decreasing calcium levels.

The Value of Competition (Athlete Journal 36)

Competition forces you to take a look at your game and actually think about what caused your bad position or loss.

My Fantasy Gi - How I'd Design a Perfect BJJ Kimono

I thought it would be fun to create a mock-up based on my favorite features of the gis in my collection.

An Effective Stretch for Tight Hips or Low Back Pain (Video)

Today we are are working on stretching and lengthening your hip flexors - the iliopsoas muscles.

Why I Hope to Lose All My Clients

Sometimes we get caught in a trap of coaching the coachable. Nurturing the rock stars, while we allow the less coachable to fade.

Why Everyone Needs a Training Camp Experience

Ever wondered what it would be like to wake up and have no responsibilities other than to just go and train?

Caffeine Probably Won't Help Your Biceps Get Stronger

Research on the use of caffeine for strength has been a mixed bag. A new study sheds some light on how caffeine affects lifting.

The Dia Method: 10 Minutes Flat Post-Pregnancy Fitness System (Product Review)

Navigating postpartum exercise can be difficult, but this system created by Leah Keller takes away the guesswork.

Contest: Design the Breaking Muscle T-Shirt

Enter your design for the new Breaking Muscle T-shirts

Regarding the Current State of S&C Coaching

Mark Rippetoe called out collegiate strength coaches for dubious methods and lackluster results. Like it or not, he has a point.

Do You Give Good Phone? A Guide for Growing Your Business

Customers who get their issue resolved tell around four to six other people. So every time your phone rings, it's an opportunity.

A CrossFitter’s Guide to Interval Weight Training

I’d encourage anyone looking to incorporate assistance and specialty exercises into their CrossFit programming to give IWT a try.

Sports Drinks Show Minimal Effect on Tennis Players

You would think sports drinks would aid performance in a two-hour tennis match, but they seemed to have little impact.

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