My First Competition as a Purple Belt (Athlete Journal 59)

I competed at my first tournament as a purple belt on Saturday, and I took second place in the division.

"Build Your Running Body" (Book Review)

This book provides new and experienced runners with many years' worth of solid information.

Strength and Conditioning: The Way Arnold Would Do It

Return to the golden era of bodybuilding with a full month's worth of old-school, hardcore workouts, chock full of exercises that have withstood the test of time.

Why Your Session Price Doesn't Matter to Clients

The first thing you must focus on, which is often overlooked, is the value you provide for your clients and gym members.

You Can't Master It Until You Measure It (Athlete Journal 115)

If you aren’t already doing so, start documenting and tracking your daily, weekly, and monthly volume.

3 Coffee Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts

There's nothing like a good cup of joe. Here are three recipes to help your body during and after your workouts.

4 Secrets of Soviet Weightlifting (As Revealed by Pavel)

I was fortunate to learn from Pavel himself about the Soviet secrets of dominance and longevity. Here is what I discovered.

The 2-Day ITB Cure for Endurance Athletes

Two days is a far cry from the length of time athletes usually suffer with ITB. Most of them deal with it for a year or more.

Carbohydrates Affect Cognition After a Workout

In situations where memory may be important to you after exercise, you might want to avoid high-carb drinks.

The Most Costly Mistake a New Gym Owner Can Make

There is one cost that seldom shows up on the books. Because of that, the finances of a dream business are often distorted.

The Pivotal Role Food Plays in Your (Lack of) Performance

If we work out at high intensities and eat like crap, we are going to be in a chronic state of inflammation.

The Butt of a Backbend: A Lesson in Gluteal Anatomy

Squeezing the gluteal muscles in a backbend or not squeezing them all might not even be an option. Here's why.

You Are Missing the Point With Your Complexes

The original intent of complexes was a bit deeper than just beating yourself to a bloody pulp.

Eagle Rock WERKSHOP Brown Sugar Leggings (Product Review)

These are a hybrid of regular leggings and compression pants. They feature stunning designs and are of highest quality.

Spinal Twists 101 (Yoga Teacher Training Journal 4)

Twists have numerous benefits for spinal alignment and digestive health when they are done correctly.

"Mastering the Crucifix" (Product Review)

Black belt Matt Kirtley and purple belt Marshall D. Carper have joined forces to bring us this innovative BJJ instructional.

Breaking the Rules With Charles Staley, Ep 6 (Podcast)

What people should be doing in the gym, intensity versus consistency, and setting client expectations - Charles covers it all.

Why Your Mobility Work May Be Harming You

It's no good to just seek mobility. Mobility without motor control is just another injury waiting to happen.

EMOMs: The Most Misunderstood Method in CrossFit

The benefit of an EMOM is not to mix and match tasks, but to train energy systems and skills, and train you to work.

Study Puts Red Bull, Caffeine, and Taurine to the Test

Red Bull, caffeine, and taurine - which one works best? Or do they work at all?

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