Un-Clawing Your Paw and Other Impediments to Grip Strength

Here are a few things in our typing-heavy culture that can cause weakness of the grip - and also a video showing you an exercise to fix this.

Are These Two Google AdWords Mistakes Costing Your Gym Money?

If done wrong, your AdWords campaign can eat through your budget like Kobayashi through a pile of hot dogs.

Powerlifting Versus Olympic Squats: Which Is Better?

Even though they are both legitimate, there is a difference when considering the utility and risks of each method.

Are College Freshmen Prepared for Athletics?

Transitioning from high school to college sports is demanding for athletes. A new study suggests ways to help them prepare.

A New Canadian Record (Athlete Journal Entry 28)

I set a new Canadian record at a recent meet, and plan to try for the world record in June.

"Driven" and "Tommy’s Honor" – A Tale of Two Worlds

Kevin Cook breaks down the game of golf from many angles, from history, to technology, to family relationships.

7 Minute Hip and Shoulder Opening Yoga Flow (Video)

You will need a strap to follow this segment, so that the muscles get the full opening effect while staying in a contracted state.

Why All BJJ Athletes Need to Strength Train

Strength training will improve a grappler’s strength-to-weight ratio, reduce injury risk, and slow down the loss of muscle mass as the body ages.

How to Prevent CrossFit Injuries: A Guide for Coaches and Athletes

Together we can minimizing the risk for preventable injuries with non-competitive populations.

Why What You Think About Flexible Dieting (IIFYM) Is Wrong

Flexible dieters don't just eat junk food and they can eat healthy. I'm here to bust the crazy Internet myths about IIFYM.

Reconsidering RICE as a Treatment Option for Athletes

Dr. Gabe Mirkin has updated his recommendations for injured athletes.

How to Make and Use Vertical Pull Up Bars (Video)

Ever used vertical pull up bars? Try them as a unique and interesting alternative to gymnastic rings.

The Unstoppable Passion of CrossFitters and Triathletes

Everyone who reads this site is serious about their fitness. But both CrossFitters and triathletes are special breeds.

How to Choose the Right Martial Arts Gym

This article will arm you with the tools for making sure the place you choose suits your training needs.

When in Doubt, Train (Athlete Journal 33)

I was reluctant to train this week due to upcoming finals, but I'm glad I fought through it and got to roll.

Carbohydrates 101: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Tons of controversy exists regarding the poor carbohydrate. It's time to look at the facts to make sense of it all.

A Paleo Primer: Benefits, Limitations, and Misconceptions

An increasing number of athletes seem to be using the paleo diet to fuel their performance. Here's a bit of info about what paleo is - and isn't.

Koios Nootropics (Product Review)

Nootropics have always been interesting to me, but not every formula I’ve tried is as strong as Koios.

Put Yourself in a Position to Win (Athlete Journal 90)

Leaving my gym bag at home turned out to be a good mistake, as I set a new beltless deadlift record.

Fitness and Workout Fail Compilation (Video)

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, things just don't go according to plan.