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.

5 Lessons I’ve Learned About Triathlon Since I Began Coaching

I have learned a lot when it comes to coaching, due to both my successes and my failures.

How to Improve Your Sex Life Through Exercise

If you’ve been feeling lackluster when it comes to sex and think you need a boost, then go and work on your fitness.

Underwater Audio iPod Shuffle (Product Review)

A waterproof iPod? Underwater Audio has come up with a cure for lap swimming boredom.

Wider Grip, Wider Lats: Science Tests the Broscience

Gym lore says that the wide grip is the best for the lat pulldown, but what does science say? Researchers put three different grip widths to the test.

To the Class of 2014: Set Fear Aside and Follow Your Dreams

Graduation is an important milestone that will begin a new chapter of your life. Here's how to make the most of it.

Overcoming Insomnia: 8-Week Meditation Challenge #3

I have been using this nighttime meditation and exercise for a few weeks, and I have yet to make it all the way through before falling asleep.

Feeling Tired? Check Your Iron Levels

If you find you are not getting faster and are tired, don’t automatically blame your training.

The Pan-American Youth Weightlifting Championships and the Wonder of Youth Itself

Looking back from my current stage of life, much has now changed for youth weightlifters.

Become an Exceptional Trainer: 2 Coaching Methods That Work

Are you actually coaching your clients? Time to incorporate the Compliment Sandwich or Macro-Micro-Macro Approach.

It’s Not CrossFit’s Fault, It’s the Reinforcement System, Part II

CrossFit workouts build mental toughness. The more we push, more toughness we can build. But what is the cost?

Block Periodization Versus Linear Periodization: Which Is Better?

A new study asks which method produces better improvements in strength and power.

Squats, Takedowns, and Term Papers (Athlete Journal 19)

Despite having a heavy school workload this week, I managed to have yet another week of solid training in BJJ and weightlifting.

How to Improve Your Golf Game and End Lower Back Pain

If you’re excluding lower back muscles in the gym, you are putting yourself at a considerable disadvantage as an athlete.

The Science and Substance Behind Your Emotional Eating

Why do we reach for certain foods during times of anguish? The answer lies in our endorphins.

The 5 Best Gis for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

I am frequently asked which gi I would recommend, so here are my top five picks, plus one honorable mention.

The Right and Wrong Way to Welcome Visitors to a CrossFit Gym

It's easy to dismiss visitors as a nuisance or outsiders. But an opportunity for goodwill and community is being missed.

Steady State Cardio Is Not Dumb - If You Do It Right

What's up with female endurance athletes getting "skinny fat"? I couldn’t find a single case of a man getting ready for an Ironman who gained weight.

Does Nasal Restriction Really Improve Performance?

In many sports, the use of restricted breathing has become quite popular. What does science say?