An Easy Method to Teach a Perfect Weightlifting Start Position

Here's how we get a new athlete to approach the bar and simply set his or her back correctly without much thought.

Can Chocolate Help Fight Metabolic Syndrome?

Got a sweet tooth and don't know how to satisfy it? New research says chocolate is a good option.

How Women Should Train for Optimal Testosterone Levels

For females athletes, well-planned training is key to the best hormonal balance and response.

My Last Powerlifting Meet of 2014 (Athlete Journal 9)

My last meet of the year was full of ups and downs, but overall I'm happy with how things went.

7 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight (or Keeping It Off)

You're going to need to do more than count calories or exercise to stay lean. Here are some tips for success that you might not expect.

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.

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