How Do We Know If Supplements Work?

A recent research review sought to eliminate any confounding variables that create bias in supplement studies.

Ben Musholt - 4 Inventive Uses for a Stability Ball (Video)

A demonstration and explanation of four stability ball exercises to replace common machines and movements.

Competition and Motivation: Two Essentials for the Athlete

This week's collection addresses topics relevant not just for athletes, but for all of us who live in a world with both failure and success.

A Biologist's Perspective on CrossFit and Gymnastics

Twelve science-based articles from massage therapist, registered yoga teacher, biologist, and CrossFit trainer Amber Larsen.

You Either Win, Or You Learn (Athlete Journal 28)

I had high expectations going into my match on Saturday, but it didn't go as I had planned.

A Flow Chart for Determining the Value of Your Training

Wondering if what you're doing is worth your time, effort, and money? Use this chart to assess the value of any exercise you may encounter.

Everybody Hates the Ergometer

Split times, stroke rates, damper settings - oh my! Here's a run down on what you need to know to be a more efficient and powerful athlete on the rower.

Primal Pacs (Product Review)

These high protein paleo snack packs are a healthy and delicious idea for post-workout treats.

How I'm Managing My Squat Training (Athlete Journal 85)

I've gotten a lot of questions about squat periodization lately. Here's an explanation of what I do and why.

A Quest for the World Speed Record in Kiteboarding (Friday Flick)

Watch this video to see how professional kiteboarder Rob Douglas trained to reclaim his title as the fastest human under sail.

Yogawoman (DVD Review)

This movie provides a glance into the ways women have changed the face of yoga through the years.

The Importance of Cooling Down After a Race or Workout

The benefit to you will be improved recovery. One of the worst things you can do is to stand still.

Coordination Training for Future Champions

For the young athlete between the ages of seven to twelve, coordination training should be the main ingredient in his or her development

Is Supplement Timing Really That Important?

Some products only work in specific windows and some just work better at certain times of day. Let’s take a closer look at the timing of our supplements.

Member Retention: Is It Important?

Looking at the numbers of people who actually stick around your gym can be scary, but your business will thank you.

Tribesports App (Tech Review)

I've been waiting for Tribesports to bring their app to Android, and the time has finally come.

Weekly Work-In: Week 7 - Following Your Bliss

What does it mean to follow your bliss, and how do you know when you're doing it? Here are some practices and tips on finding that place for yourself.

Are Growing Pains a Normal Part of Childhood?

While medical experts acknowledge that growing pains are real, there is much disagreement as to their actual cause.

5 Things to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Coach, Personal Trainer, or Programmer

Answering these questions will prepare you to continue in your training, consistently and patiently.

Why Winning and Losing Matters and the Dodo Is Extinct

Schools insist on equality of result. No one fails and no one's self-esteem is damaged - and no one is prepared for real life.