How to Spot a Non-Toxic Fitness Community: It's About People

If you aren’t paying attention, a community can be based on some pretty negative stuff. Ain't nobody got time for that.

How I "Cheat" My Way to Shredded

Fat loss does not need to equal suffering if you plan periodic cheat meals to replenish your mind and metabolism.

Tired of Boring Beef Jerky? Try Kangaroo, Snake, or Yak

Mountain America jerky is handmade in small batches and guaranteed to be fresh.

12 Reps - The Breaking Muscle Digest - Vol. 1, Issue 2

Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time and bring you happiness.

Master the Dragon Flag for Old-School Core Strength

The dragon flag will train your core to awesome levels of tension and control - just like Rocky.

Can Mental Distractions Help Fight Fatigue?

We preach about focus and determination during training, but sometimes letting your mind wander can bring the best results.

Overtraining: The Difference Between Pros and Average Joes

Find out how to avoid the detriment of overtraining, regardless of your athletic prowess.

The Real "Ideal" Body Type Is Up to You

I’m pretty sure what is really ideal has little to do with a big butt or ripped abs.

One Drink for Recovery and Energy - Minus the Chemicals

Formula O2 has a subtle flavor as well as a good dose of caffeine and electrolytes.

3 Reasons You Should Give Up Lifting Weight

Nothing worth having comes easy. To enjoy the benefits of lifting, you need to put in the work first.

Coaches: Learn How to Keep Young Shoulders Healthy

Avoid potential injury in young weightlifters by employing these four shoulder exercises before it's too late.

Game On: 3 Classic Wild Game Recipes, With a Twist

Game meat is high in protein, inexpensive, and delicious when prepared the right way. Here are three recipes to try.

How to Get Adequate Recovery as a Sleep-Deprived Parent

This advice might not get you to peak performance, but it should help keep you from feeling old, tired, and sore every day.

Correct Your Lower Body: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 4

Combat the sedentary effects on your lower limbs with these three restorative exercises.

Does Being Fatter Help You to Lift More?

Super heavyweights in weightlifting or powerlifting always seem to lift more and more as they get heavier. What gives?

How to Fend for Yourself in the Wild West, a.k.a., the Supplement Aisle

The supplement industry has free reign over their products. Here's how to get the most bang for your buck.

Lower Extremity Pain? Check Your Lateral Sub-System

If you hit a roadblock in improvement, take a step back and work on LSS functional patterning of the body.

Two Over-60 Athletes Who Prove You Can Compete at Any Age

Don't read these two stories if you don't want to be inspired. You're never too old to try something new.

The Strength Training Secrets of the Russians

A deeper look into mysterious training concepts reveals that the keys to success maybe aren't such a secret.

GloboGyms and Butt Wink: Smart Strength With Charles Staley

Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.