A Periodized Plan for Success as a Personal Trainer

I have a confession to make. I have lied, pretended to be someone I am not, and more than likely wasted the valuable time of people I’ve come in contact with.

Glute Activation Warm Up for Squats and Deadlifts (Video)

I used this last year to prepare for both my squat and deadlift workouts leading up to a world record squat.

5 Fitness Challenges That Will Strengthen Body and Mind

Strength of mind comes from learning to push forward even when uncomfortable. Physical duress is a fantastic way to empower yourself.

CrossFit Is a Great Thing, But Not the Only Thing

What happens when and if the tide turns, and you’ve sunk your entire existence into the religion of CrossFit?

Creatine Works for Soccer Players, Too

Creatine is known for its benefits for weight lifting, but how does it affect performance on the soccer field?

5 Training Tips From Champion Powerlifter Chris Duffin

Chris Duffin is a really strong guy, and his training logs provide a lot of insight for anyone who wants to get stronger.

Re-Wild Your Plate: 3 Easy, Tasty Game Meat Recipes

Wild game meat is high in protein and packed with nutrients. It's also delicious when prepared the right way.

Are Your Clients Holding Your Business Captive?

How does a business stay true to the founder's vision and still allow customers to drive innovation?

A Short Yoga Flow for a Better Overhead Squat (Video)

This flow warms you up with hollow rocks for the core, while opening into a squat, and externally rotating the shoulders as well.

What Physical Therapy Taught Me About Being Strong

What do an athlete and a 65-year old with a knee replacement have in common? A lot more than you think, from my perspective working in injury and surgery rehab.

The Pre-Workout Benefits (and Drawbacks) of Carbs vs. Protein

A recent study delved into the pros and cons of high-protein versus high-carb pre-workout meals.

Training Highs and Lows (Athlete Journal 33)

Some days I feel confident and walk away from my training with a smile, and others are more of a challenge. The key is to keep my momentum.

Why Boxing Is the Toughest Sport

While there has long been debate over who the greatest athletes are and which sports produce them, there isn’t much discussion over which sport is the toughest sport.

Why Glutes Matter in BJJ and How to Get Them

Your glutes are not as strong as you think they are. You may be able to squat a house, but that does not mean your glutes are strong or even contracting optimally.

Delivering Happiness: The True Job of a Coach

It’s interesting how clients hire a professional when it comes to fitness while turning a blind eye to other areas.

A Lesson in Force Absorption for Greater Power (Video)

These methods will rapidly accelerate your results, but also teach the body to work more efficiently.

2 New Workouts Start Today! Free Triathlon and BJJ/MMA Programs

If you are an MMA practioner or a triathlete, don't miss out on these new free workouts that start today.

The 4 Best Things About Losing a Fight

I don't claim to have a perfect record in muay Thai. So here's what I think there is to take from a fight, even if you walk away with a loss.

An Advanced Bodyweight Workout (Video)

Take your time on this workout. Aim for five slow, controlled reps of each exercise.

The Best Exercises, Workouts, and Warm Ups You Can Do

This week's picks are all about building you up, filling in the holes in the training, and creating a better, stronger, faster you.

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