Getting Started With Juicing: Make Your Own or Pre-Made? And Which Juicer Is Best?

So you want to get going and start experimenting with juices, but you don’t know where to start? Here are two juice machines I recommend, as well as why you may or may not want to make your own.

5 Spotting Techniques and Rules Everyone Must Know

As spotters, we can push a lifter to lift more without sacrificing form. We can be a great training tool - but we need to follow certain rules and techniques for safety.

The Times They Are a-Changin' - Evolutions in the Fitness Industry

Some things never change, and some things never stay the same. The fitness industry is no different. Here is what I see changing right before us, and then the things we can always rely on.

Can Aerobic Fitness Improve Kids’ Minds?

Fitness is not only good for children’s bodies, but also for their minds. A recent study suggest that there is a cognitive benefit to at least a base level of fitness.

Video: Sean Waxman - Olympic Weightlifting Drills: Snatch Press From the Squat

The snatch press from the squat position is an exercise used to strengthen the torso and improve mobility.

How to Prevent and Treat Cauliflower Ear (and If It Means You Might Always Be Single)

People who train combat sports are split as to how they view cauliflower ear. Some see it as a badge of honor while others see it as a guarantee of unemployment or lonely nights.

Bioenergetics and Nutrition: Creatine, Carbs, and Protein

Bioenergetics by definition means the flow of energy in a biological system. In the human body it refers primarily to the conversion of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats into usable energy.

The Overhead Squat Is a Punk: Advice From Experts on How to Make It Better

In order to get better at this lift, I assembled some highly regarded coaches from around the country and posed this question: “My overhead squat sucks. How can I fix it?”

Do This, Not That: What People With Shoulder, Wrist, Knee, or Calf Issues Should and Shouldn't Do

Reality is most of us are messed up in some way and there are just some things we shouldn’t do. But there’s always a way to work around a problem, avoid injury, and keep edging our way forward.

Betaine Found Effective for Body Composition and Performance

Betaine plays a critical role in general health and seem to be a supplement that holds potential value to athletes - especially those looking to improve their appearance and reduce fat.

Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 68 - Speed and Power

I'm moving into a speed and volume period. I'm going to try and get my work capacity up and my bar speed up.

Take Your Cod Liver Oil: Supplement Advice For Athletes From the Weston A. Price Foundation

Sally Fallon Morell discusses some of the common supplements taken by athletes and why they might not be the best options.

Critical Learning: How to Read and Respond to Fitness Info on the Internet

You should question everything - YouTube videos, fitness articles, and even your coach’s advice. Most of the content on the web is trying to get it right, but there is a lot of bad info out there.

Kipping and the Handstand Push Up: Is It Safe?

To do the HSPU, you must learn handstand basics. There can be harmful implications of learning to kip before doing the handstand push up strictly.

Yoga Tune Up Therapy Balls vs. Lacrosse Balls vs. Foam Rollers

I am frequently asked how the therapy balls differ from lacrosse balls or foam rollers, the two other most prevalent self-care tools. Let the debate begin!

The Effectiveness of Training Long-Distance Clients Over the Internet

An increasing number of coaches or personal trainers are providing online training services. However, a recent study has found that providing printed information is more effective.

Heart Matters: 5 Boxing (and Life) Lessons From Rocky Balboa

From a technical standpoint, the Rocky movies are some of the worst fight movies out there. But there are some amazing takeaways. Here are the five biggest lessons I learned from Rocky.

7 Criteria to Consider When Picking Which Gym to Join

With gyms and different types of gyms popping up everywhere it can be hard to figure out which one to join. This video goes over seven criteria you can use to help you narrow down your choice.

Strongman Profile: Arthur Saxon Teaches Us the Dumbbell Swing

Here was a man who could lift 370lbs overhead with a single arm in the bent press. This lift has never been matched by anyone in over a hundred years since it occurred.

Why Natural Sugars Aren't Any Better Than Artificial Sugars (and Neither Is Paleo!)

It seems we’re losing sight of what paleo is all about and looking for sneaky ways to have our cake and eat it too.