Book Review: "Well Fed 2" by Melissa Joulwan

Unlike your average Hollywood action flick, Melissa Joulwan's second paleo cookbook, "Well Fed 2" is a worthy sequel, with all the sassiness and deliciousness of her first book.

Ricardo Almeida Talks About Life, BJJ, and Raising a Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder

When Ricardo's son Renzo was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, the family switched to eating gluten and casein free - but they all still train jiu jitsu.

Understanding the Oxidative Energy System and How to Properly Feed It

This system is our primary source of ATP at rest and during longer duration physical activity. Understanding how to fuel it can help increase performance in endurance events.

Isometric Training: What It Is and How to Do It Correctly

I'm going to explain why and how isometric training works, and then give you two different protocols you can follow.

How Novice and Intermediate Runners Should Train For a Marathon

Thinking about running your first marathon? A recent study investigates the best way for novice and intermediate runners to train for a marathon without getting injured.

Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 72 - My New Toy

I picked up a new GymAware data collection toy, which will be a big help in my training. I also included my first video on misunderstood cues.

The Outlaw Experience: A Weekend at the Outlaw Olympic Lifting Specialty Camp

Is the Outlaw Olympic Lifting Specialty Camp worth the time and money? Without a doubt, and here's why.

Back On My Feet: Running to Combat Homelessness

Back On My Feet combines running and community to combat homelessness. I recently had the opportunity to speak with one member about his experience.

5 Running Tips for the Non-Runner (From a Non-Runner)

As a reformed running-hater turned running-lover, these are my top five tips to improve your running, both in the physical sense of being better at it and in the mental sense of enjoying it.

Why CrossFit Coaches Need Anatomy: Bones, Muscles, and Lifting

It's important that you understand your clients' bodies so you can coach them properly. Here's a quick primer on some basics and how they are relevant to movements.

Is Static Stretching Back in Style?

Recent studies have demonized static stretching, but not all the research is negative. Today's study looks at the effects of static stretching between exercises.

Are You Running a Business That Has No Wages?

Why is it some people choose to approach their pricing model for a gym business in a completely illogical fashion? A business that does not pay its owner can't possibly last.

Strongman Profile: Alexander Zass Teaches Us About Isometrics

Zass was not a weight lifter but performed feats such as bending bars, breaking chains, massive support and carrying lifts, and even several teeth lifts - there's even video of him doing this.

The Great Egg Debate: Why You Should Eat Eggs, Why You Shouldn’t Not Eat Eggs

Eggs have had a tough ride in recent years. However the current evidence shows that for almost everyone eggs are a fantastic source of protein, fat, antioxidants, and vitamins.

10 Things I Hate About You (At the Gym)

I’d just as soon some of you not you come to my gym. Between those of you who aren’t friendly and those of you who smell like a vat of cologne, I’ll probably end up with a fairly small gym membership.

Pimp Your Push Up: 3 Common Mistakes and 5 Challenging Variations

Push ups - the purest, most powerful tool in your training arsenal. That is, provided you know how to use it! There's doing push ups - and there's doing push ups well.

Goal Setting Improves Motivation in Athletes

So you've made a bunch of training goals, but are you motivated? A new study shows that making the goals at all is a good first step to athletic success.

Product Review: Eating Evolved Dark Chocolates

Eating Evolved's slogan is "It's food, not candy," and it's true. These chocolates are a delicious treat for anyone who loves real chocolate.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 80

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: female body image, CrossFit censorship, avoiding burn out, hypertrophy, and more!

Video: How to Throw Muay Thai Knee Strikes

We'll start with exactly what part of the knee you should be striking with and then discuss how to throw the most powerful knee strike possible.

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