Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 88

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: signs that you're badass, injury in CrossFit, DOMS and more!

How to Train Muay Thai on Your Own

While training with partners is beneficial, training by yourself should not be overlooked by any martial artist. Here's a great muay Thai workout you can do on your own and with little equipment.

Athlete Journal: Jess Papi, Entry 10 - 12/7/2013

Finals are right around the corner, but I've still managed to get in my training. The schedule at Scranton MMA finally changed, so I can teach and train every day.

A Strength Training Session Without Conventional Equipment

Here's a good story about someone obsessed with strength training. If you're creative, you can train hard using items around your home.

14 Holiday Wish Lists to Want For

It's that time of year again. Just in case you need a little more inspiration, here are all fourteen of last year's holiday wish lists. Happy shopping!

Product Review: LPG Muscle E-Z Dip Dumbbell Dipping Belt and Pull Up Handles

Once again I've been impressed by a few products from LPG Muscle. I had the chance to review the E-Z Dip Dumbbell Dipping Belt and Pull Up Handles and was not disappointed.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 69 - Assessing My Goals

Due to life getting in the way this week, it ended up being an unplanned deload week of sorts. Despite this, I did manage good results in the squat and bench.

Friday Flicks: A Lesson on Intimidation From Mike Tyson

This video is a lesson in the intimidation strategies of arguably one of the most feared boxers to ever step foot into the ring.

Athlete Journal: Alli Moyer, Entry 8 - 12/6/2013

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about staying where things are safe - in love, in life, and in fitness. Change is hard, but embracing it can take you places you never thought you could go.

A Healthy Approach to Holiday Eating

Staying healthy both in body and mind while enjoying the holiday season can be a challenge. Here are a few guidelines for planning your celebration days.

Nicole Crawford's Active Kids Holiday Wish List

Fitness gifts for adults are great, but let's not forget the kids! Here are ten holiday gift ideas for the younger athletes in your life.

4 Common Foot Injuries in the Athlete

In this article, I’ll highlight some of the most common overuse foot conditions that I treat. Additionally, we’ll discuss appropriate ways to manage the dysfunction.

Lose Weight, Not Bone: How Strength Training Benefits Weight Loss

Weight loss is commonly considered a good thing, but it can be detrimental to bone health. A recent study suggests you need strength training to optimize bone health while trying to lose weight.

Take a Deep Breath: A Meditation for the Holidays

The age old saying “take a deep breath” is a wise one. Think of your holiday meditation as your daily hibernation to bring you back into balance.

Premium Nutrition to Cycle Even Faster

In my previous two articles, I covered some simple ways to improve performance. But now what happens when we tune up the body a bit with some premium fuel?

Amber Lee's Kettlebell Holiday Wish List

If kettlebells are vying for the attention of your friend or significant other, win back their heart with one of these holiday gift ideas from RKC Amber Lee.

4 Under-the-Radar Natural Performance-Boosting Foods

If I were to tell you that you could include things in your diet to markedly augment your performance and the only side effect would be to smell a little like maple syrup, would you do it?

So You Think You're Badass? 12 Tell-Tale Signs

Have a read through the list. Have you got what it takes? Are you truly hardcore? Here are twelve dead giveaways that you are one seriously badass mofo.

Mouthpieces Are for Protection, not Performance

Using mouthpieces to improve performance is becoming more common and commercial products are available now for the purpose of enhancing performance. Do they really work?

Featured Photographer: Shaun Cleary - CrossFit and Surfing

Shaun Cleary has always been the guy with the camera. As a professional photographer, Shaun strives to capture the passion and intensity of athletic events.

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