3 Fundamental Core Exercises You Need in Your BJJ Strength Program

Grapplers require a strong core to help prevent motion and to transfer power from the hips.

4 Commitments You Can Make to Have Happy, Healthy Holidays

This year, I’m challenging myself (and you) to take the stress out of the holidays.

Developing Explosive Hip Power for Improved Speed and Performance

Great athletes have great hips. And all athletes need hip mobility, stability, and explosiveness.

"The Paleo Approach Cookbook" (Book Review)

This cookbook makes for a fantastic first book for someone making a serious exploration into his or her health.

4 Step Progression to the Front Lever (Video)

Master this difficult hold, and leverage the strength gains into your overall athleticism

The Top 5 Exercises to Strengthen Your Neck

Balance and locomotion, lower risk of injury, and quality of breathing - possessing a strong neck has an upside for anyone.

3 Recipes to Get Your Kids Excited About Vegetables

“You gotta eat your vegetables.” This mantra doesn't have to lead to tears, tantrums, and arguments.

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.

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