You Win Some, and You Lose Some (Athlete Journal Entry 15)

Last Saturday I competed in the New York Open and lost my very first match to a guy who beat me two years ago.

Is Low Calorie Dieting Dangerous?

The research clearly states that low calorie dieting has the potential to negatively affect our health.

How Should an Injured Athlete Recover? William Wayland Explains

Strength and conditioning super genius, William Wayland, answers a few of my questions to help all of us stay healthy.

How to Perfect Your Pre-Race Ritual Before Race Day

How can you expect to perform your best on race day if you don’t practice everything - your nutrition, your equipment set up, and everything else?

The Impending Crisis in Youth Sports

If youth are not miniature adults, why do we continue to subject kids to a watered-down adult sports model?

5 Pieces of CrossFit Gym Etiquette You Need to Know

I once heard a comedian say, “There is a weirdo on every city bus…and if there isn’t, you’re it.”

Study Tests Unconventional Methods of Military Physical Preparation

Military training protocols that include strength training, flexibility work, and other less common methods might be better.

Paleo Wraps (Product Review)

If you've started eating paleo and miss tortillas, these wraps are the perfect substitute.

The Paleo f(x) Experience: Food, Fitness, and a Lot of Fun

At Paleo f(x) I learned a lot about fitness, nutrition, happiness, and even hallucinogenic mushrooms.

How to Beat Shoulder Pain (and Still Lift)

If you're fighting shoulder pain to get under the squat bar, give these compression techniques a go.

How to Manage Pre-Race Anxiety

Anxiety or stress, if elevated, can result in a variety of negative reactions. Learn to control it.

Why Slouching Isn’t The Only Bad Posture

Overextension is the opposite of slouching, but is no lesser of the two evils.

I Don't Do CrossFit Anymore

I don’t do CrossFit. I don’t teach CrossFit. I don’t recommend CrossFit. But if you do it, love it, and learn from it, then I’m genuinely happy for you for all of that.

More Evidence Suggests There Is No One-Size-Fits-All Diet

Research suggests individual variances in metabolism might make a significant difference in which diet works for you.

Advanced Options With the Max Effort Black Box

One thing I’ve fought with the implementation the MEBB template was the overachieving, what-else-can-I-do personality. So, I added speed and volume tiers.

Are Energy Bars Good for Us?

I recall being bewildered when a bar manufacturer's representative gave me complimentary samples of bars ”made with real Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.”

Virtuosity with Dusty Hyland - Bent Arm Press to Handstand, Vol 4: Tuck Support to Shoulderstand

In episode four, Dusty takes us through all positions we've learned so far.

3 Ways to Vary The Kettlebell Snatch Test for All Around Fitness

You may have done the ten minute Secret Service Snatch Test. But have you tried mixing up the time frame or weight?

10 Things I Know About Protein That You Don't

Did you know there's no such thing as undenatured whey protein? Or that most protein comes from the same place?

The 4-Week Stronger-Than-Ever Weightlifting Program

Soon I turn 32, but I am stronger than I've ever been (except for a moment in college when I was thirty pounds heavier and squatting three inches higher).