Stop Fearing Your Food: How to Create a Healthy Relationship With Your Nutrition

Most diets today are focused on fear in one way or another - fear of fat, fear of calories, fear of carbs, and more. Here's how to let go of fear and nourish your amazing body properly.

How to Keep Your Life Out of Your Workouts

Carving out the time for the gym is critically important, but we must be careful not to sabotage our gym time by bringing the rest of the world into our workouts.

The 8-Minute Bodyweight Circuit: Does It Actually Work?

An 8-minute, no-equipment workout that actually works - sound like a gimmick? Researchers reviewed the literature on bodyweight exercise and came up with this new circuit.

How Meditation Can Heal Your Adrenal System

There are tons of studies examining the benefits of meditation on adrenal hormones, blood pressure, heart rate, and mood. Here's some science and some types of meditation to try.

8 Ways to Get a Kettlebell Overhead

Here are 8 ways to get a kettlebell overhead. You could also use a dumbbell, or even a barbell, but no matter what you use these exercises will help you get stronger.

The Best Squat, Deadlift, Press, and Other Drills You Miss

Good training is about managing variables. Not some of the variables, not just the ones you think are cool, but all of them. And it is completely possible you might be unaware of all of the variables.

The Cult of Supplements and the Dangers of Multi-Level Marketing

I’ve been in fitness for a long time now and have seen many trends come and go but none as prevalent and as harmful as that of the current multi-level marketing product craze.

Why Do I Keep Jacking Up My Shoulder? A CrossFitter's Dilemma

By correcting your mechanics and teaching your body how to move more efficiently, you’ll quit f’ing up your shoulder and start f’ing up WODs.

How to Use Critical Velocity to Win

A new study shows you don't really need fancy lab equipment to measure aerobic fitness and increase your competitive edge. All you need is a simple marker called critical velocity.

Building Better Calf Muscles: How the Calf Works and How to Work It

In the quest to grow calves, most people focus on heel raises and toe presses. But there are other neglected muscles to be worked that are important in ankle and calf movement.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 64

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: core work, CrossFit, bodyweight exercise, breathing, surfing, and more!

6 Months Later: How to Be a Force For Good in Grappling and in the World

It’s been about 6 months since the story broke that 2 male grapplers allegedly sexually assaulted their female teammate. What are we all doing to have a positive impact on our jiu jitsu world?

One Year of Yoga and Meditation - Download Your Free Program!

Our Awake & Evolve program combines mobility and strength exercises with meditation practice for your mind. These programs will help your body to move better and your thoughts to flow better.

Getting Started in BJJ: 8 Articles for Newbies

New to BJJ? This collection of articles is a beginner's guide to choosing an academy, being a good partner, and even surviving socially.

Product Review: 2POOD Black Metcon Training Belt

I've tried a lot of weightlifting belts, both leather and synthetic. The 2POOD weightlifting belt is a high quality product that is also adjustable and free of design flaws.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 48 - Trying New Things

I continued with my new training approach this week with great success. Lots of video in this week's entry of high bar squats, bench presses, and a new addition for me - band-resisted deadlifts.

Friday Flicks: Epic Trash Talk Montage by Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali might be as legendary for his trash talking as he is for his boxing. Here are some clips of a few of his greatest moments.

Sportive Cycling Events: What They Are, Why to Do Them, and How to Prepare

Sportives are becoming highly popular cycling events. While not classified as races, they are a great way to challenge yourself and see a new part of the country.

Visualization: The Simple Tool for Even Greater Athletic Success

In 1984 the Russians realized that Olympic athletes who mentally rehearsed their sport experienced a positive impact on their performance. It's simple, and you should try it too.

The SMMF: Mental Training - Gym Jones Style

During my recent time at Gym Jones I focused on mental training - creating mental toughness. And now I have a challenge for you. (Plus video of me trying desperately not to cry on camera.)

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