The 2014 Masters World Championships (Athlete Journal 43)

I am happy with my experience at Worlds, and after competing ten times this past year, it is time to rest and get ready for 2015.

4 Motivational Lessons Rocky Balboa Can Teach You

Welcome to the Rocky Balboa School of Motivation! Here are powerful lessons drawn from the life of Rocky, the ultimate underdog.

The Single Secret to Becoming a Better Runner

The foundation for improving as a runner revolves around the idea of maximizing efficiency.

10 Tips for Surviving Your First BJJ Class

Don’t be overwhelmed. Beginner classes everywhere go through the same sequence. Here's what to expect.

Is It Time to Look for a New CrossFit Gym?

While it comes down to individual needs and goals, there are good reasons to switch gyms, and bad reasons.

Ketone Bodies: A New Supplement Trend for Athletes?

A new study says supplements might be the best way to achieve ketosis.

Fitness Is Beautiful: Paul Anthony Smith (Featured Photographer)

Paul Anthony Smith aims to capture athletic beauty and emotional expression in his photos.

Baking Soda: The Performance Supplement You Are Missing

Being able to push through that last bit of a workout and having decreased recovery time are useful to all athletes.

How to Get Clients on Board and Keep Them There

When someone stands out from the Internet swamp it makes me sit up and take notice. Here's how to be that person.

5 Simple Solutions for Anterior Knee Pain

Does the front of your knee hurt? These solutions need no fancy equipment, and will get you back to setting personal records.

I Will CrossFit Every Day

Raising a son who has autism and dealing with a shoulder injury taught me CrossFit isn't just about presses and kipping pull ups.

Drinking to Thirst: Is It Enough?

Should you drink a specific amount of water per day or can you just drink when you're thirsty?

Pre-competition Reflection (Athlete Journal 7)

When preparing for competition, simplicity goes a long way. Focus on the big three (bench, squat, deadlift) for effective training.

Why It's Time to Regulate the Supplement Industry

In 2013, a report analyzing 44 herbal supplements found that less than half contained any of the herb listed on the label.

4 Steps to Increasing Strength to Weight Ratio for BJJ

In BJJ, a competitor does not need to be as strong as possible. A competitor needs to be strong for his or her body weight.

Why a Ketogenic Approach to Nutrition Is Ideal for Your Health

Your brain only requires a small amount of glucose. You can just as easily (and more effectively) work off of ketone bodies.

Kinesio Taping for Performance: How It Really Works

When it comes to what athletes do and what will help them perform better, I look to the science.

How to Read and Analyze Research Like a Pro

We're bombarded by information. So how do you sort out the good studies from the ones that don't really tell us anything?

Honey Stinger Protein Bars (Product Review)

Chocolate-covered, honey-filled, gluten-free goodness. And one more thing - protein. How can you go wrong?

Build Accuracy and Power With Precision Jumps (Video)

Have you ever wanted to learn parkour? Let Al show you the best way to leap into this athletic practice with precision jumping!

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