Powerlifting Meet Preparation: Practicing Commands (Athlete Journal 8)

This was my last week of training, and the focus was on hitting my commands and picking out my attempts.

Tips for Staying Healthy While Visiting Loved Ones in the Hospital

If you're spending a lot of time with a loved one in the hospital, you need ways to keep yourself healthy, too.

The 5 Most Important Words for Succeeding in Fitness

Words are the fuel behind the the endless reps, miles, and sweat. The right word has the power to transform.

A Simple Guide to Periodization for Strength Training

Failing to utilize any periodization could lead to overtraining, failure to recover, and the inability to progress.

Strongman Profile: Otto Arco Teaches Us About Muscle Control Techniques

Learn about how Otto's amazing muscle control can be helpful in weight lifting and other sports.

The 5 Training Mistakes You Need to Avoid After 35

You can save yourself years of pain by accepting that the rules of biology apply to you, and that education is your best friend.

Lems Boulder Boot (Product Review)

Looking for hiking boots that don't weigh you down? Once again, Lems Shoes has come to the rescue.

5 Flexibility Standards You Should Be Able to Meet (Video)

To stretch your boundaries further, you need a supple body. Learn five top flexibility standards that will empower you to achieve more.

School Isn't Just for the Mind - It's Also for the Body

A school is supposed to nourish a student in every way. But all signs point to how caretakers in the education field are failing us.

Tournament Training Week (Athlete Journal 58)

This week I took it easy and focused on getting ready for my next tournament this weekend.

No Sweat Laundry Detergent (Product Review)

If you’re one of those people typically in need of extra assistance in the laundry front, this is the right stuff for you.

No Time to Lose Weight? Simple Options for Daily Calorie Burning

Need to do something to counter poor nutrition and a lack of physical activity? Here are some options you can use throughout your day.

You Gotta Want It More Than You Don’t Want It (Athlete Journal 114)

Whenever you’re about to perform a difficult physical task, a big part of you will want nothing to do with it.

Rosemary Garlic Truffle Oil Sweet Potato Fries (Recipe)

After a few too many bags of frozen sweet potato fries, I've added this to my instant crowd pleaser menu and tossed those bags for good.

Why the Numbers on Weight Machines Are a Lie

Where the real problem occurs is the whole idea that a machine can move more resistance than the effort put into it.

The Surprising Link Between Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Prevention

While the research on Vitamin D is relatively preliminary, there is intriguing evidence of substantial cancer-combating capabilities.

Know Your Role: It's Okay to Say You Don't Know

Saying you aren’t an expert in something is seen as a sign of weakness. But nothing could be further from the truth.

Science Tests Methods for Assessing Recovery Needs in Contact Sports

How much recovery do athletes need, and how do we figure that out? A new study has some answers.

Understanding the Off-season for Youth Athletes

The off-season does not mean an athlete should not train. So if it doesn’t mean taking time off, what does it mean?

The Om Dilemma: Tips to Make Om-ing Accessible and Relevant

What does Om really mean, anyway? Is it a Sanskrit symbol to worship? What is it and how is it relevant to our yoga practice?

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