Why You Lost in the CrossFit Open and How to Win Next Year

Let’s take a top-down approach to what separates the top twenty from the rest of the 85,400 who thought they had a shot.

An Electrical Muscle Stimulation Tool to Aid Workout Recovery

The Marc Pro Plus may seem like it jumped off the back pages of a 1990s muscle magazine, but its effects are real.

Heal Your TMJ Disorder With 3 Simple Posture Exercises

It may seem crazy, but there is a documented relationship between TMJ disorder and posture - check this out.

5 Sneaky Ways to Exercise During a Long Day at Work

Whether you are stuck at work or just got home from a long day, these movements are a great addition to your daily agenda to help keep you active and strong.

What These 7 Misguided Motivational Memes Should Really Say

The problem with Facebook, and the Internet at large, is that soundbites like memes become widespread and accepted as truth.

Testing Your Maxes: Smart Strength With Charles Staley

Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.

Control Your Athletic Destiny With Hormone Replacement Therapy

Loss of hormones as we age can certainly put a damper on your athletic dreams. But the situation is not out of your control.

Keys to Effective Coaching: What Is the Best Way to Cue?

It is easy to point out fault in an athlete's technique, but coaching that person toward better skills is all about communication.

The Only 4 Training Variables You Need to Plan Your Own Workouts

Programming for yourself isn’t necessarily easy, but it’s not rocket science either. Here's my advice.

The Health-Promoting Power of Joy (And How to Obtain It)

You don’t need a yoga mat to turn the corners of your mouth up or to take a deep breath. It’s something we can do anywhere, anytime.

Money Is Not an Obstacle: The Simple Path to Sponsorship

Almost any athlete can get sponsored, and I do not just mean I can help you get a free t-shirt.

Carb Powders and the Strange World of Supplement Economics

There has been a sharp rise in carbohydrate powder production in the supplement industry, but the story is more about profit than performance.

The True Meaning of Physical Therapy: You Are Not Your MRI

The human body is a remarkable complex machine. which is something that a simple image could never fully capture.

How to Prevent Fear of Heights From Throwing You Off Balance

Human balance is a strange thing. Here's some perspective from science and MovNat.

Lessons From Pavel: Strength As a Skill and the Value of Practice

To make your best progress with your physical goals, all you may need is a shift in how you view your training sessions.

5 Supplemental Exercises to Develop a Stronger Deadlift

Nothing will build your deadlift more than simply deadlifting, but these five exercises can help give you a boost and stay injury-free.

What Are Plyometrics? How the Pros Use Plyos

Plyometrics can enhance explosiveness, power, and body control. Here's how to maximize effectiveness and safety.

4 Sled-Dragging Hip Drills for Performance and Power

These sled-based exercises can be mixed up in countless ways to strengthen your hips from all angles.

Be a Debbie Downer: Using Negatives in the Bench Press

A new study shows eccentric-only training might be the key to hitting your biggest numbers.

3 Exercises to Reverse the Effects of Poor Posture

We are often commanded to “stop slouching” and understand this to be a bad habit. But do you know why?