How Are We Still Getting It Wrong: Abdominal Hollowing vs. Bracing

The infamous “draw your belly button to your spine” cue. Not only is there no evidence to support it, but it does not lead to a stable spine.

Eradicating Stupidity with Andrew Read: Breaking Muscle Radio, Ep 3

In this episode, we chat about the state of the fitness industry, the importance of lifestyle for long-term health, and eradicating stupidity.

5 Nutrient-Packed Protein Smoothies of 5 Ingredients Each

These five smoothies will help you recover from workouts and meet your daily nutritional needs.

What Is "Group Personal Training" and Does It Work?

What I do is something of a hybrid between personal trainer and group exercise instructor, which is to say, I am a group personal trainer.

Is EFT the Secret to Enhanced Athletic Performance?

I’m always looking for the edge to help me get stronger. Emotional Freedom Technique is a great tool for results in the gym and in sports.

6 Clues to Training Success From Old-time Strongmen

As the saying goes, “Success leaves clues.” So, let’s look at the old-time strongmen and see if we can get them to come up with a clue or two for us.

The Good, Bad, and Ugly About Squats for Female Runners

What you gonna do with all that ass? I can tell you what I’m going to do with mine - keep on squatting.

Carnitine Protects the Body From Intense Exercise

After completing a fourteen-kilometer run, subjects who took carnitine fared much better than those who did not.

How to Cut Weight the Right Way

Drinking a ton of water and saving your weight cut for the last day is actually better than gradual dehydrating. In this case, slow and steady does not win the race.

Human Flag Tutorial (Video)

The human flag not only looks impressive, but is a serious feat of strength and ability.

Fitness Lessons Learned: The Essentials From Expert Coaches

This week's picks are all about the valuable lessons learned by athletes and coaches. And thank goodness they're sharing with us.

The Week Before the New York Open (Athlete Journal 42)

Aside from a minor back strain, I'm feeling confident and ready for the New York Open this weekend.

Seeing Through the Scam Marketing of Fitness Magazines

There are times when savvy marketing sounds pretty enticing. But under the surface some things stink like a dead rodent.

We Are Not Victims of Our Bodies

You are your body on a “good” day and on a “bad” day. What many of us women don’t realize is that we get to define what constitutes good and bad.

"Strength Training for Fat Loss" (Book Review)

Nick Tumminello's new book is a helpful resource for new lifters and experienced coaches alike.

Expand Your Perspective (Athlete Journal 99)

To be successful in lifting, you have to use the greatest amount of intensity that you can sustain long-term.

Sport as Art - Slow Motion HD (Video)

Sometimes, it's worth taking a step back and admiring the beauty of the sports we participate in.

Adjust Your Alignment to Develop World-Class Cornering Skills

Going downhill quickly and safely requires good balance and cycle-handling skills that can be practiced and honed to improve.

The Surprising New Sport of Brazil

You think the only Brazilian sports worth mentioning are fútbol or beach volleyball? Jorge Califrer is pioneering the sport of weightlifting in Brazil.

Forget the Elite and Train Your Actual Clients

I see so many trainers worry about two specific issues constantly, and then wonder why they’re not successful.

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