Want Strength? Science Says Cut the Cardio

Building strength and size while simultaneously developing endurance is tough. Science compared different ratios of strength vs. endurance training and how they impacted each other.

Heart Rate Interval Training: Get a Stronger Heart and Leaner Body

Exercise recovery heart rate is one of the biggest predictors of cardiovascular health. Using heart rate interval training can help you get lean and live longer.

Inspire Me: How to Be a Great Coach

As a coach, you likely have a multitude of plaques on your walls displaying a variety of certifications - but those do not make you a great coach. To be a great coach you must inspire me.

Get Over It! How to Do 3 Beginner Parkour Vaults

Whether you just want to be faster in your next obstacle race or are more serious about practicing parkour, there are a few basic vaults that must be in your skill set.

10 Rules of the Lifting Platform That Apply to Everyone

Whether you're an Olympic lifter, a CrossFitter, or any other type of athlete training the Olympic lifts, there are some important rules you need to obey when stepping on the platform.

Lift Like a Girl - Build the Body You Want and Be More Awesome

“Um, why would I want to lift like a girl?” he asked with a smirk while pointing at my T-shirt that had “Lift Like a Girl” on the front. “Because I’m stronger than you,” I happily responded.

Sports Supplements Shown Possibly Effective for Lean Mass

Scientists looked at pre- and post-workout drinks and examined their impact on cardiovascular health. In addition, they discovered the benefit of increased lean body mass.

The Secret Pact of the BJJ Fistbump

To me the fistbump or handslap that begins a sparring session in BJJ means more than just, "I'm ready to begin." It signifies a pact between two teammates for a bigger goal.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 59

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: CrossFit Gymnastics, training tips, hip exercises, and more!

Product Review: Goat Tape

I was disillusioned with the whole taping thing until I tried Goat Tape. I don't know if it's really the stickiest tape in the world, but it's definitely the stickiest - and best - I've ever used.

10 Awesome and Little-Known Facts About the Human Body

Your body is many things: a mechanical device, a walking chemistry set, a sustainable life form, and an ever-changing biological phenomenon. There's a lot to know about the body.

No Equipment Needed: 9 Bodyweight Training Articles and Workout Programs

So you can run far and lift heavy, but can you do basic bodyweight movements like pull ups, handstands, and pistols? Here are 9 posts to help you get stronger with zero equipment.

12 Reps with Dresdin Archibald, Olympic Weightlifting Referee

Dresdin Archibald literally helps write the book on how to referee Olympic weightlifting. Back in his day, he was a competitor as well. Here are his answers to our 12 Reps questions.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 43 - Worlds On the Horizon

I continued my low volume week and then started renewed training efforts on Monday. Worlds will be October 6th, and I have about 21 weeks to get it together.

Friday Flicks: CT Fletcher's Advice for Powerlifters and Heavy Weightlifting

CT Fletcher is a six-time world champion in the bench press and strict press. Here are his tips for powerlifters. ***Profanity Warning***

Product Review: Nabee Socks

If you're an avid athlete who wants to add some spunky personality to your gym regalia, Nabee compression socks are just for you.

Yoga Props: How to Be Prepared for Yoga Class

If you're new to yoga or you're deciding to get serious, you need to give props to yoga. Or rather, you need to BRING props to yoga. Here are my suggestions for the best yoga gear.

How to Get (Safely) Yoked With Kettlebells

There are many benefits to performing the Olympic lifts with kettlebells. For those lacking flexibility or wanting the most metabolic bang for their buck, the kettlebell is the way to go.

Science Says Full Range of Motion Is Best

Science compares partial range of motion to full range of motion when it comes to leg exercises. And guess which came out on top in regards to size and strength of muscle?

The ABCs of Vitamins: Vitamin B3 (Niacin)

Vitamin B3, also known as niacin, is the third of eight B vitamins. Niacin can help you lower your blood cholesterol as well as help with the metabolism of insulin.

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