Dear CrossFit: Talayna Deserves Better

CrossFit Media knows a good picture when they see it. They know what translates into likes, shares, and page views. What they don’t know is the emotional response at the other end of the photo.

Getting Started With Juicing: What You Need to Know

Juicing has become popular over the past few years, in part due to the popularity of the 2010 documentary "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead." If you want to try it, here are essential things to know.

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Athletic Performance

New research looked the impact of sleep deprivation on the performance of judo players in competition. Less sleep meant less power and worse cardio.

Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 67 - Time to Refocus

Sometimes, things just don’t work as planned. At this point I think I need to wrap up my competitive season, even though I never competed.

Psychology in the Weightlifting Arena, Part 7 - The Lifter's Trance

We now come to a point in competition just before the lifter is to lift the barbell. So what happens at this point? He or she goes into a light trance. Yes, a trance - a weightlifter's trance.

Unconventional Nutrition Advice From Sally Fallon of the Weston A. Price Foundation

It always seemed to me that the Weston A. Price Foundation diet is well-suited for athletes. So I decided to talk with the WAPF president, Sally Fallon Morell.

Running Shoes: What You Need to Know to Buy the Right One For You

What makes a running shoe good? Do you need to spend a lot of money? What model is right and how should it fit? Here's everything you need to know to buy the right pair of running shoes for you.

Clear as Milk: The Pros and Cons of Milk Consumption

Depending on who you ask, a gallon of milk a day will either turn you into a muscle bound machine or make you fat along with having some serious sinus congestion and acne.

Caffeine Decreases Muscle Soreness

We all know caffeine provides an energy boost, but a new study reveals yet another perk you get from your cup of joe: decreased muscle soreness.

Product Review: Progenex Cocoon

Progenex Cocoon is a protein powder that claims to help you sleep. Too good to be true, right? I tried it recently and also tested it on my husband, and it works.

Lessons From the Fall: Turn Over a New Leaf and Switch Up Your Program

Most likely, after summer, you fit into one of two camps - you have been exercising a lot or you have been exercising very little. Either way, fall is the time for a change.

The Truth About Conditioning for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

To answer the question of how to get in shape for BJJ, we must first look at the requirements of the sport. What does a BJJ athlete need to perform in competition and how is it best developed?

The Rx Factor: 3 Reasons Why You Must Scale Your WODs

For many that having "Rx" written next to their name on the whiteboard is more important than skill, form, or ability. But it should never be your number one goal in any given workout and here's why.

Athlete Journal: Alli Moyer, Entry 2 - 9/9/2013

This past weekend I competed at 2013 IFBB North Americans. I went in with a full heart and a whole lot of hope. I felt my best. I felt I looked my best. But then I was third callout.

How Restricting Calories and Nutrients Affects Your Health

A lot of people follow diets that restrict added sugars, saturated fat, and calories. A new study asks whether any other nutrients might go missing by restricting nutrient and calorie intake.

Book Review: "Everyday Paleo Around the World: Italian Cuisine" by Sarah Fragoso

The newest in the series of paleo cookbooks from Sarah Fragoso, this one takes the genre in a new direction - specifically, to Italy and traditional Italian food.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 75

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: coaching, CrossFit, pull ups, sleep, grip strength, and more!

The Wai Kru: What That Funny Dance Muay Thai Fighters Do Really Means

If you've ever watched a traditional muay Thai match then you've seen the dance the fighters do before the bout begins. It's known as the wai kru and it has deep meaning and history in Thai culture.

The Inverse Relationship Between Max Effort, Short-Term Complex Skills and Multiple Repetitions

What does that mean? That means you can't do highly technical stuff for long without getting fatigued and injured.

10 Links to Give Life to Your Deadlift

Are your deadlift numbers stuck to the ground? Here are ten articles to help you pick them up.

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