We know sleep is important for us, but do you know why? New research examines the amazing antioxidant effects of melatonin. It's so powerful it can combat deadly cancer drugs.
I managed to train throughout the holidays, even on Christmas morning and during my vacation in Vanuatu. I've also come away with a good feeling about my 70.3, even though my time wasn't my best.
In the first video of this series we look at moving our training paradigm towards one of performance, rather than one for better looks. This will increase your opportunities for success.
As a chiropractor in an area where endurance sports are popular, I see a lot of injuries that are related to distance runners. Here are the 3 most common injuries I come across and how I treat them.
Mike Mahler always stuck out in the strength world due to being a vegan. Now he's on another unique mission - to get you to optimize your hormones and your happiness.
I learned a brand new term this week: multiplier. Everyone has one, and knowing it and using it can make all the difference in your success. What is it? I'll explain what it is and how to apply it.
We hear a lot about "periodization" - but what is it exactly? Is still useful, or is it simply outdated? Science takes a look by comparing different blocks of training time. Find out what was learned.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: lessons from the Marines, coaching tips, letting go of excuses, and more!
Recently a female grappler was allegedly raped by her teammates. This tragedy challenges us to question the role we play in shaping our community and preventing these atrocities.
I took some time off of training due to injury and life changes, but now that I'm settled I have my eye on my next challenge - the 2013 Great Wall of China Marathon!
Running your own gym might sound great in theory, but there are some tricks to actually getting your business off the ground. Here are 7 articles will help you build your gym business effectively.
While Paul Wade remains a secretive and elusive character, the techniques he divulges in Convict Conditioning are simple, effective, and useful for athletes of all experience and strength levels.
Here's a bit of detail about the nutrition changes I've been making in order to maintain strength while moving to a lower weight class. I also noticed significant improvement in my presses this week.
If you've seen kettlebell juggling, you may wonder how they learn the skill. This video shows an expert during a practice session.
You've been training hard and eating right, but still have belly fat. What gives? Could be your cortisol levels and all the stress in your life. Find out why and how you need to manage your cortisol.
You read about training programs all the time, but how do you adapt them into what's useful for you? Read along while I break down how I adapted Wendler's 5/3/1 to fit my endurance training goals.
How much exercise is the right amount of exercise? Researchers used the preacher curl to test out how volume impacted strength gain and hypertrophy. It turns out more just might be better.
WOD Toys provide a unique opportunity for parents and coaches to teach young children about fitness - and get a good laugh in the mean time.
The author of this book grew up like many Americans, eating processed foods and using food as a source of comfort. Later as a chemist, she realized the true horrors of the standard American diet.
Although I am a die-hard CrossFitter, I spent some time recently working out at a globo gym. My experience wasn't what I expected at all, and I was pleasantly surprised at what I learned.
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