6 Steps to Becoming the Bro With the Biggest Bench

Getting a bigger bench doesn’t have to mean giving up your Monday evening bro sessions or your Friday evening pump day.

Strength or Aesthetics? Smart Strength With Charles Staley

Are you going to the gym to build strength, look better, or hit on your latest crush? Charles has some insight into all three.

Individualized Coaching and the Future of Competitive CrossFit

A lot has changed since I first competed in the CrossFit Games. These days, a good coach is a must.

Cell Phone Ergonomics: How to Avoid the "Smart Phone Slump"

Here are some actionable tips you can put into practice right now to combat neck and shoulder pain.

What the Lower Dantian Is and Why It’s Pivotal to Your Training

What if I told you a daily investment of five to ten minutes could dramatically increase your ability to go in the gym?

A Simple and Inexpensive Way to Make Your Own Sports Drinks

Pre-packaged drinks and gels have many convenience features, but it is quite easy and less expensive to make your own.

How to Increase Power Output With Better Programming

Finding the sweet spot between force output and velocity will result in a great potential for muscle gain and performance.

How 3 Senses and 4 Steps Can Make You a More Effective Coach

Being the best coach you can be means tailoring your approach depending on how each of your students learn.

Take a Break From Weights: How to Train Intuitively

The aim of intuitive programming is a balance between planned and spontaneous movement.

Want to Improve Your Gym Performance? Start in Your Gut

Digestive health has more of a bearing on our performance than it would first appear, so make sure yours is at its best.

The Forgotten Art of Barbell Juggling

There are big strength, speed, explosiveness, and coordination components to practicing this old-time strongman movement.

Build Athleticism and a Superhero Body With Rest Pause Training

I have used many different training methodologies in my life, but the one I keep coming back to is rest pause training.

The Vagus Nerve: An Unexpected Key to Better Performance

Get to know your vagus nerve. Create more joy. Be more energetic. All of this will optimize your fitness efforts and more.

Are Fruit Juices as Bad as Soft Drinks?

Juicing remains popular among athletes, but is juice really any better than soda?

Awesome At-Home Workouts: The Cinder Block Training Plan

If you work hard, you can still go achieve your goals, even with minimal equipment.

3 Lessons From Injury: Making Lemonade From Lemons

Recovering from an injury is tough, but when it happened to me I also learned some important lessons that will last longer than the injury itself.

Purslane: The Unexpected (and Free) Nutritional Green

If you've never heard of the green plant purslane and how it relates to good nutrition, this article may be worth a read.

A Week of Healthy Dinner Recipes to Support Your Workouts

It's six o'clock and you just got home from a long day at work and training at the gym. Do you know what's on your dinner menu?

Strength for BJJ: 3 Guard-Opening Exercises

Improve your strength and balance by adding some guard-opening specific exercises to your training program.

How to Own the Transverse Plane With the Tall Kneeling Press

Rotation is where #beastmode lives, and the tall kneeling press is a great place to start.