Weightlifting Will Make You Shorter (and Other Ridiculous Assumptions)

The myth remains that weightlifting prevents growth of the bones, and young athletes will remain short.

A Relaxing Technique to Ease Low Back Pain (Video)

You are going to relax for five to twenty minutes, and allow the arch of your back to settle naturally into the floor.

The Best Ultra-Marathon Runners Are 35+ Years Old

A recent study examined the relation between age, length of race, and performance in ultra-marathoners.

Is It Possible to Squat Too Much? (Athlete Journal 3)

After a few days of struggling to make it up the stairs, I figured it was time to make some revisions to my training plan.

3 Tips for Strengthening the Dragon Flag (Video)

Want to do this impressive move just like Bruce Lee? Here are some ideas on how to get there.

Switch Off Your TV: The Truth on Fat Loss

Buyer beware on financially-driven television programs that promote diet and fitness programs. Most of them are simply embarrassing.

Vie Active Best Friend Merino Wool Tank (Product Review)

There’s a whole lotta leopard going on, but as the name suggests, this top may become your new best friend.

The 2014 No-Gi Pan Ams (Athlete Journal Entry 53)

I competed in the IBJJF No-Gi Pan Am tournament on Saturday, and I ended up falling short. But I still learned from it.

"The MELT Method" (Book Review)

This book teaches you how to use self-care to make pain vanish and improve athleticism.

For the Push Up Pros: Can You Do All These?

Think you know push ups? What about wrist push ups, one-arm push ups, and dive bombers? And can you do the variations of each of those?

The 3 Fitness Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes (Athlete Journal 110)

After thirty years in the fitness industry, I'm amazed at how many of the same mistakes I still see. Here are three to avoid.

This Is Animal Flow (Video)

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee... and move like a badass!

4 Ways to Make Better Connections With Friends, Clients, and Yourself

Don’t hide on the phone, Facebook, or the computer. Examine your emotions and when you shut them down.

Paleo Chocolate Pumpkin Cake (Recipe)

Nothing says fall like the smell of pumpkin and spices wafting through your home. This paleo chocolate pumpkin cake is sure to satisfy your fall cravings.

Craving Success? Then Respect the Process

If you can't fill out a training diary for five minutes, then will you have the discipline to eat well for the rest of the year?

The CSCS Credential: What's It Actually Worth?

A new survey of physical therapists who hold a CSCS credential found it might only be helpful in some areas of business.

Setbacks and Mind Games During Injury Recovery (Athlete Journal 4)

Recovering from an injury is already challenging enough, but when you toss in all the psychological games our minds trip us out with, it’s that much worse.

6 Life-Changing Ways Your Black Belt Journey Can Transform You

Your black belt does not turn you into a Zen-spouting superhero, but the process is transformative and rewarding.

An Analysis of Interesting Weightlifting Records and Trends

Did you know that the average junior world record is 97.5% of the corresponding senior world record?

The Science of Strength Training for Vertical Jump and Change of Direction

Athletes rarely run a straight line in their sports. So how do you develop the ability to change direction?

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