We are taught to ward off stress with iron crosses and glasses of tea. But it seems as if by doing this, we are holding ourselves back. The negative impact of stress might all be in our mind.
The fitness world is filled with garbage. But every now and then something truly great either gets reborn, like kettlebells, or gets invented. Such is the case with the SmartFlex.
Post-activation potentiation (PAP) has been demonstrated to produce short term boosts to strength. A recent study shows strength level also affects the response from PAP.
Have you heard about putting half an onion next to your bed? Eating garlic? Drinking apple cider vinegar? Do these home remedies actually work? Here's what I found.
Weightlifting is often misunderstood by the general public and, sadly, by people in other sports as well. Here are the top ten biggest myths about weightlifting, and why they're totally untrue.
So you want to get going and start experimenting with juices, but you don’t know where to start? Here are two juice machines I recommend, as well as why you may or may not want to make your own.
As spotters, we can push a lifter to lift more without sacrificing form. We can be a great training tool - but we need to follow certain rules and techniques for safety.
Some things never change, and some things never stay the same. The fitness industry is no different. Here is what I see changing right before us, and then the things we can always rely on.
Fitness is not only good for children’s bodies, but also for their minds. A recent study suggest that there is a cognitive benefit to at least a base level of fitness.
The snatch press from the squat position is an exercise used to strengthen the torso and improve mobility.
People who train combat sports are split as to how they view cauliflower ear. Some see it as a badge of honor while others see it as a guarantee of unemployment or lonely nights.
Bioenergetics by definition means the flow of energy in a biological system. In the human body it refers primarily to the conversion of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats into usable energy.
In order to get better at this lift, I assembled some highly regarded coaches from around the country and posed this question: “My overhead squat sucks. How can I fix it?”
Reality is most of us are messed up in some way and there are just some things we shouldn’t do. But there’s always a way to work around a problem, avoid injury, and keep edging our way forward.
Betaine plays a critical role in general health and seem to be a supplement that holds potential value to athletes - especially those looking to improve their appearance and reduce fat.
I'm moving into a speed and volume period. I'm going to try and get my work capacity up and my bar speed up.
Sally Fallon Morell discusses some of the common supplements taken by athletes and why they might not be the best options.
You should question everything - YouTube videos, fitness articles, and even your coach’s advice. Most of the content on the web is trying to get it right, but there is a lot of bad info out there.
To do the HSPU, you must learn handstand basics. There can be harmful implications of learning to kip before doing the handstand push up strictly.
I am frequently asked how the therapy balls differ from lacrosse balls or foam rollers, the two other most prevalent self-care tools. Let the debate begin!
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