How to Train BJJ With a More Experienced Practitioner (Or at Least This One)

After seventeen years of training BJJ, my attitude towards grappling with differently ranked partners has changed.

The CrossFit Games and My Battle With Depression

Openness about depression is uncommon - especially among professional athletes - but we need to start the conversation.

2 Fitness Solutions for Serious Athletes Over 40

Just because you're over forty doesn't mean you can't still train hard. But you will need to make a few adjustments.

5 Ways to Cultivate Healthy Competition in Young Children

Competition can be ugly during early childhood. How can parents of young children get them started on the right foot?

A Simple Plan for Stronger Running

Lack of core strength and hip stability can be debilitating to runners - don't let this happen to you.

Why Your Diet Can Make You Bloated (Even With Good Nutrition)

Dieting for a competition requires planning and discipline, but make sure that these important nutritional elements aren't doing you more harm than good.

What I Learned From Deadlifting 500 Pounds

A journey to big PRs isn't about the perfect program or expensive equipment - it's about consistency and effort.

Upgrade Your Grappling With Natural Movement Principles

There are specific patterns to fighting that cross cultural boundaries. Familiarizing yourself with your natural reactions can help.

Take Your Strength to the Next Level With Ipsilateral Crawling

Fascial knots are a common performance inhibitor, but this crawl might be what you need to rediscover your movement potential.

4 Safe and Effective Minimalist Workouts for 40+ Athletes

No need for crazy workouts - all it takes is a positive attitude and some minimal equipment to build strength that will last you a lifetime.

12 Reps - The Breaking Muscle Digest - Vol. 1, Issue 10

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

Release the Piriformis to Alleviate Low Back Pain

To reduce low back pain, give your piriformis some attention with stretching and myofascial release.

Hydraulic Resistance Training for High Calorie Burning

A study shows that hydraulic resistance training can provide the most bang-for-your-buck caloric expediture during an exercise session.

Sparring 101: When, Why, and How to Take a Hit

It’s much more fun to hit than get hit, but learning how to take a punch is vital to your success as a martial artist.

Delicious Paleo Desserts Made Easy

Sometimes you just want to eat something fun, and these mixes from Paleo Baking Company are a healthier choice.

You Are Not Prepared: How to Survive a Life-or-Death Situation

Physical training can only take us so far in self-defense - we must become masters of natural fear response.

Safe and Sane Fat Loss Advice From People Who Care About You

Let’s talk about why and how to lose fat safely and effectively.

New Products for Women and Kids From Submission Fight Company

The Sprout gi and Ranked rashguard join a long list of new and innovative training products.

Have Fun With Hydration: Infused Mason Jar Water

Bored with plain old water? I was too, so I decided to get creative.

5 Stretches to Regain Hip Mobility and Flexibility

Don't let a tight hips and glutes keep you from moving freely in your workouts or other activities.