Beta-Alanine Improves Tactical Skills in Special Forces Operators

In a new study, beta-alanine increased jumping height, shooting accuracy, and sprint performance in soldiers.

My 4-Week Paleo Fitness and Primal Play Program

We thrive on a broad repertoire of activity and intensity - plus an element of fun! I believe our training should reflect this.

3 Simple Tools for Overcoming First Fight Jitters

I never had anyone explain to me how to handle first-fight jitters. I really wish someone had, as it was a rather steep learning curve.

6 Best Bodyweight Ab Exercises (Video)

This time, Al Kavadlo demonstrates six of his favorite bodyweight exercises for the core.

The Secret to Success Is the Numbers

Anyone interested in performance is interested in numbers. But here are some you might not be aware of - both in terms of your training and your gym business.

Refusing to Tap - On the Mat and in Life (Athlete Journal 36)

The break from school has given me the chance to re-focus and find direction in my training and my life.

4 Promising Studies on the Benefits of Vibration Training

Does vibration training have merits relative to injury rehab, movement, or anything else?

Strength Training Is Good for Kids - Here's How To Do It

The idea of kids lifting weights makes a lot of people nervous, but when done right, it's effective and safe.

"DVRT: The Ultimate Sandbag Training System" (Book Review)

Josh Henkin's book is a complete guide to sandbag training for beginner to advanced levels.

5 Tips for Learning New Skills (Athlete Journal 93)

This week I've been thinking a lot about the learning process and how it relates to complex movements.

Road Bike Freestyle: Vittorio Brumotti (Video)

Even taken a road bike off-road? Italian trials superstar Vittorio Brumotti show what can be done.

How Your Recovery Relates Directly to Your Performance

Want to get stronger, perform better, and increase your power? The answer lies in your recovery.

The 4 Vital Elements of Lifting Heavy Things Overhead

In part two of my interview with Dave Whitley, he shares tips on utilizing strength and creating happiness through lifting overhead.

Personal Training Business 101: Skills Trainers Actually Need

It seems everyone who has finished a PT course wants to open a space. But maybe they’re better off coming from a different angle.

Women: Lift Heavy and Fast While You're Young

More research shows moving heavy weight fast helps prevent bone loss in women.

Paleo Central App (Tech Review)

Getting started in paleo can be downright confusing, which is why the smart people at Nerd Fitness created this app.

Sweet Potato Tacos (Recipe)

These vegan tacos are easy to make, filling, loaded with micronutrients, and kid-friendly, too.

Hundreds of Free Workouts for Pregnant and Postpartum Women!

These workouts are designed to help women at all stages of motherhood feel strong and move without pain.

The ABCs of Healthy Eating for Youth Competitions

What to eat, where to eat, how to eat? Here are three simple, effective, and efficient answers.

2 Effective Methods of Getting Your Lifts Off the Ground

Is the consistency of the "get set" method better? Or the risk and reward of the "dive" method?