Can You Look Like a Bodybuilder by Doing CrossFit?

Most believe you can only train for aesthetics or strength discretely. Not true. For those of you who want to look good and perform like an athlete - here's how.

Squat Therapy: 4 Drills for a Better Squat

Trying to improve your basic squat? Trouble keeping your chest up or opening your hips? These drills can help you develop great squat form.

Altitude Training and Baking Soda: A Winning Combo?

Many athletes use altitude training or baking soda to improve performance. But what happens when you combine the two?

Diet Is a Slippery Slope (Athlete Journal 31)

This week was all about ramping up my training and cleaning up my diet. My next big tournament is just around the corner.

Jiu-Jitsu Journal (Product Review)

Looking for a tool to help you juggle BJJ training, competition, and life? Look no further than this little book.

The Whole Truth About Soy Lecithin

Since soy’s health claims seem to be unsubstantiated, should we avoid anything that says it contains soy lecithin?

4 Pro Tips for Ironman Swimming Success

Here are four things you can work on in preparation for your event. Even if you're short on time, these could make the difference in your success.

Why All Coaches Need Courage

Personal trainers may not need to run into burning buildings or work in a combat zone, but working with clients requires a certain kind of courage.

Hey CrossFit: You Created the Culture, So Own It

Cry, bleed, vomit, but don’t stop. And, yes, if you find the idea of breaking your neck a problem, we don’t care to associate with your kind.

Capturing the Zone - David Paterson (Featured Photographer)

From a young age, David Paterson has been intrigued with photography's ability to capture the peak of performance.

The Distinct and Spicy Benefits of Capsaicin

Do you know the chemistry of capsaicin, its involvement in gene activation and calorie burning, and how it can actually make you feel full?

Squats Now, Facebook Later: Stop Dreaming and Start Doing

It's the CrossFit New Year. Here's how to stop dreaming about being better and start doing it every day.

5 Tips for Getting Back to Running After a Hiatus

Why is it that some runners have no trouble getting back to a regular routine, and others eventually resist the thought of running altogether?

Why in the World Would You Sit While Exercising?

Do you sit on a spin bike or even a bench when you work out? Sitting, even when it's in the middle of a workout, is ruining your body.

EMG Analysis of the Bench Press and Push Up

A new study investigated the effectiveness of push ups versus the bench press, and found they have a lot in common.

Pushing My Limits (Athlete Journal 35)

This week I had to work around some groin, neck, and wrist issues, but I was still able to train.

The New Swimming Workouts Start Today!

Whether you're trying to improve your swim performance, triathlon times, or general fitness, our new swim workouts are a great tool to have in your arsenal.

Getting Personal: Working Out the Way Your DNA Intended

Epigenetics is all about how genes are expressed in the body. We can use this to create a training program based on body structure and epigenetic demands.

The Case for Swimming

Running served me well for years - until it didn't. After injury upon injury, my body was sending a message. It was time for a change. Time to swim.

How to Use EFT to Overcome Challenges in the Gym

Learn this little-known technique to overcome your psychological barriers to better physical performance in the gym.

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