Dear Willow: How Do I Strengthen My Weak Leg?

I’ve been an athlete for years and have problems gaining strength in my right leg. What poses or exercises would you recommend to strengthen and balance between the two sides?

Athlete Journal: Travis Holley, Entry 20 - 9/1/12

This week Travis shares his admiration for a coach we are big fans of, too - Zach Even-Esh. Check out what Travis is up to and see one of his favorite videos from Zach on "making excuses."

Worst Enemy or Strongest Ally? 8 Articles to Strengthen Your Mind

When it comes to training, your mind can either support your success or hinder your development. Read on to learn how to develop some real mental toughness.

Product Review: Joebar by Cocomo Joe

This coconut-based snack bar is one of the many reasons I love my job. Simple, organic, and great-tasting. I especially loved the fig flavor. The Joebar is a must-try snack.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 11 - 100 Workouts in 2012

This week I hit my "100th Workout in 2012" milestone. But it wasn't feeling like the greatest week actually, so it was mostly about maintenance the last couple workouts.

Friday Flicks: Ernesto Hoost Kickboxing Highlights

One of the best of the Dutch kickboxers ever and four-time K-1 Grand Prix champion, there is only one Ernesto Hoost. If you've never seen him fight, you need to watch this video.

Running for a Reason: From Afghanistan to the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc

Would you race over 160km on foot through the Alps? No? Would you do it to raise money for the women of Afghanistan? Well, Stephanie Case is doing just that starting today.

Primal Move Workout #4 - Putting It All Together

The fourth video in our Primal Move series, this workout builds on the previous weeks - working mobility, coordination, teammwork...and playing Ant with our eyes closed!

And The Winner Is...Announcing August's Photo Contest Winners and Details For Next Month

Announcing the winners of the August photo contest! Read on to see the winning kettlebell photos and learn how to enter next month's contest - photos of Olympic weightlifting!

Palm Cooling Delays Fatigue and Improves Performance

A new study finds a correlation between core temperature and fatigue onset during resistance exercise. The practice of cooling or icing your palms may actually help you lift more and perform better.

How to Build Grip Strength for BJJ

In Brazilian jiu jitsu, if you can hold on to your opponent's gi, you're going to be in big trouble. You need to work on developing your grip strength - and here's how to do it.

What Coaches Need to Know about Group Dynamics and the Hidden Curriculum

Hidden curriculum refers to the lessons, habits of mind, and accepted behaviors members of a group pick up by observation. Learn how to discover and guide these behaviors as a coach.

DVD Review: Alisa Wyatt Intermediate and Advanced Pilates Mat Workouts

If you’re a Pilates enthusiast looking for a classic and challenging mat workout, you'll enjoy Alisa Wyatt's Intermediate and Advanced DVDs.

Choosing the Best Weight Class For Lifting

Early on in my weightlifting career I became loyal to the 82.5kg weight class - to the detriment of my entire competitive career. Learn from my mistakes and choose the right weight class for you.

An Athlete's Guide to Nuts and Seeds

Get out of the "nut-rut" by reading this guide to nuts and seeds. Do you know which seeds are good for which reasons? Or maybe you're just bored of the ones you're eating? Read (and snack) on!

Occlusion Training Increases Strength in Football Players

Occlusion training involves cutting blood flow to the muscles in order to enhance muscle growth. Sound crazy? New research says it helped Div IA football players increase their 1RM on squat and bench.

Breaking Muscle Video: Bob Takano - Good Mornings Are an Excellent Auxiliary Movement

The Good Morning is an exceptional exercise for stretching the hamstrings, and in some cases the ankles. It is also help for developing the hamstrings for athletic movements.

31 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You Stronger

I distilled the best fitness accounts, compared notes with other coaches and athletes, and created the best damn fitness Twitter list you could possible ask for, broken up into 8 categories.

Hip Opening Yoga Poses and Stretches, Part 1: Shoelace Pose

In this first part of our hip opening series we focus on the piriformis and some of the other lateral rotators of the pelvis and hip. Shoelace pose is described in detail.

4 Things Successful Athletes Do (That You Don't)

What are the best athletes doing that you're not? Why are they so successful and you're slowly making progress? Here are four keys to success based on what the best athletes are already doing.

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