Product Review: Road Standard Rotor Q-Rings

If you're a cyclist looking to improve your pedal stroke, check out Road Standard Rotor Q-Rings. I tried them recently and they helped me improve overall efficiency.

The Power of Facilitated Stretching: How to Get the Most Out of Your Stretches

The brain's natural impulse when it feels a stretch is to say, "Stop!" This can prevent you from achieving full benefits. Facilitated stretching is one of the best ways to overcome this.

Meet Our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Staff!

Our Brazilian jiu jitsu team is knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate about their sport. Meet our BJJ staff and read their articles, athlete journals, and workouts.

Shoes or No Shoes: How and Why to Build Up to Barefoot Running

What' strange is that there’s no evidence to suggest that barefoot running actually works. Shoe manufacturers scream that with minimalist shoes you’ll fix all that ails you. But will you really?

Blood Flow Restriction Works When Combined With Regular Training

A new study was yet another win for the use of blood flow restriction, and also suggests you can use it in addition to your regular training program.

Video: Shoulder and Chest Opening Yoga Flow, Part 2

If you find yourself tight through the chest and shoulders after a long day of sitting at your desk or otherwise hunched over, this flow is for you.

Back to Basics: 4 Ways Youth Athletes Can Increase Performance

In today's society, young athletes are inundated with daily stressors that can adversely affect their performance. How can we mitigate these while keeping them healthy? By taking it back to basics.

Technology Doping in the Olympics: Cheating or Progress?

Drugs aren't the only controversial thing about the Olympics. The doping debate surrounding the 2014 Olympic Games also relates to use of technology in sport.

The Importance of Sleep for Weightlifters and Other Athletes

Since we spend roughly a third of our lives asleep, I think it is important that we understand this process more, especially with regard to recovery from physical exercise.

Stop Peeing Yourself During Workouts: The Science Behind Stress Urinary Incontinence

Losing urine during a workout isn’t okay, and isn’t a badge of honor as to how hard you worked. Here's what's really going on and how you can stop peeing yourself.

The Most Underrated Principle of Strength Training Is...Balance

If you are able to tweak your training balance through life’s ups and downs, you will be able to keep yourself in check, and more importantly, keep yourself in training.

Biological Versus Chronological Age in Youth Sports

New research compared different ways to place children in athletics by assessing biological age, rather than simply going by chronological age.

Athlete Journal: James Kearns, Entry 6 - 2/12/2014

After every tournament, I always evaluate my performance with my coaches. This week I analyzed what happened on the mat during the match that prevented me from executing my game plan at my last match.

Join Our New In-Season Baseball Training Program

Our new cycle of Sport Specific Workouts is a twelve-week program for in-season baseball. Here's a bit about how the program is structured and what it aims to achieve.

Product Review: OK! Kimonos Tora Spats

The OK! Kimonos Tora spats were designed by Seymour Yang, also known as Meerkatsu.The spats are visually appealing and made with high-quality material, plus the tiger is pretty cute.

7 Life Lessons from a Ball on a Wire and a Barbell

Track and field hammer throwing and weightlifting have both provided much insight into my greatest strengths and weaknesses as an athlete - and more so, as a person.

Virtuosity with Dusty Hyland - Bent Arm Press to Handstand, Vol 1: Tuck Support and L-Sit

Welcome to Season three of Virtuosity, featuring expert gymnastics Coach Dusty Hyland. Today's video is the first in a series that will build you up to a bent arm press to handstand.

The Biggest Loser: A CrossFit Perspective on Rachel Frederickson

Shouldn’t we get excited when someone who is out of shape, unhealthy, overweight, weak, or recovering walks in to our box? That’s what this movement is supposed to be about.

Proper Progression and Loading for the Single Leg Deadlift

The goal of an exercise isn’t to become outstanding at that exercise, but to use it to improve your training. The SLDL will aid running and kicking, as well as main exercises like the deadlift.

It's All Connected: How Strength Levels Affect Work Capacity and Body Composition

Obviously strength helps you lift more weight, but how does it affect body composition and work capacity?