Coming to Terms With Being an Aging Athlete

Your joints are achier, muscles tighter, and injuries more frequent. The thought creeps into your mind, "It's not that I can't, but should I?"

The 5 Best Fitness Apps

If I told you to go find a good fitness app, how would you go about choosing? It can be overwhelming, so here are my top five to get you started.

The Carb Debate: Good, Bad, or the Devil?

Carbs aren’t the devil and there is no need to avoid them. They might even make you faster.

What Kind of Exercise Improves Inflammation the Most?

A new study examined the effects of strength training and cardio on metabolic disorder risk.

Snatch Shorts (Product Review)

I wasn't sure about these shorts at first, but after trying them I can say they are effective and even comfortable.

Just Sit: 8-Week Meditation Challenge #1

This is a great practice when you are overwhelmed and meditation seems like a tall task.

How Subtle Changes Create Big Results When Coaching Kids

Here are a few tips to make fitness more enjoyable for kids, as taken from a Montessori education perspective.

Music and Weightlifting Don't Mix (Or Do They?)

Like the music itself, this is highly subject to the tastes of its listeners. If it helps, use it. If it doesn't, don't.

The Thin Blue Line Must Be Strong

Getting stronger makes officers more effective in subject control and use of force incidents, as well as bolstering confidence and presence.

4 Reasons You're Not Getting Deep Enough in Your Squats

Whether it’s a no rep or a bro rep, it’s all the same when it comes to squats. Nobody wants to squat shallow.

Small Band Load Increases Power and Speed

In a new study, use of elastic tubing during the clean pull improved performance in competitive Olympic weightlifters.

Diet and Drilling Adjustments (Athlete Journal Entry 17)

This was one of my best training weeks of 2014. I'm dialing in my diet and have changed my approach to drilling.

Combat Skin Combat Warrior Rashguard and Tights (Product Review)

Featuring the ancient Chinese mythical creature called the Qilin, the Combat Warrior rashguard and tights top my list of favorites.

How Food Addiction Can Impact Your Mood

Approximately 67% of Americans are classified as overweight and obese. But the rate of mood disorders are also increasing.

What Not to Do Before Your Triathlon Race

You’d be surprised what you can learn about yourself, and about others, on race day.

Third Time’s the Charm: Going to the CrossFit Games

The road to the 2014 Games was different than in previous years, with the addition of the Masters Qualifier, a new training mindset, and being a year older.

How to Train the Boomers Safely and Effectively

The fitness industry is in for a big change soon. If you’re a coach or trainer you need be aware of how it will affect your business.

Antagonist Pairing Shows Great Promise

Antagonist paired sets seem to improve performance, but rest intervals are key.

"Sexy By Nature" (Book Review)

Stefani Ruper presents her unconventional approach to sexiness in this fun and informative book.

The Science Behind Why "I Think I Can" Actually Works

Your brain's number one priority is self-preservation. If it doesn’t function your body dies. So above all else, it prioritizes it's own protection.