Heart Rate Variability: The New Science of Recovery

Heart rate variability is a strong indicator of your ability to function well in an upcoming workout.

3 Deadly Sins of the One-Armed Kettlebell Swing

If you are serious about using kettlebells, then it’s best to learn the right way from the beginning.

How to Save Money on Endurance Events, Gear, and Coaching

This article is for the 30% of triathletes who are students, blue-collar workers, and government or military workers.

Gold at the New York Pro (Athlete Journal 42)

After winning gold last weekend, I’m feeling pretty confident as I get ready to head out to Masters Worlds this week.

Don't Count Calories to Lose Weight: The Body Fat Set Point Theory

We are told that 3,500 calories equals a pound of fat. I combed the research for this and got “No items found.”

Groundswell Grappling Concepts Rashguard (Product Review)

This rashguard remained light and comfortable even in the most disgusting, sweaty rolls.

A Weightlifting Etiquette Handbook for CrossFitters

Just because we may have pumped a little life into weightlifting, doesn’t mean we get to trample on its traditions.

5 Steps to Safely Train Around Lower Back Pain

These tips will have you maintaining your hard-earned muscle armor while letting your lower back recover.

Body Composition and Bone Density Trends in Distance Runners

A new study shed light on the role of muscle size in running performance and bone quality.

Backbends 101 (Yoga Teacher Training Journal 3)

When done correctly, backbends are a great tool to unwind from a day of desk work. Here's the yoga perspective.

5 Outstanding People I've Met Thanks to BJJ

Over the years I have met many people who have become longstanding friends, teachers, confidantes, and business partners.

How to Develop a Strong Coach-Weightlifter Relationship

Only those who have undergone the competitive experience can efficiently master the role of a coach.

A Desk Based Yoga Flow for Office Workers (Video)

Taking a quick break to follow along with the video will get you moving, stretched, and reenergized.

You're Not Actually Strong Enough to Bench

In order to prevent a nasty shoulder injury and to increase your weight on the bar, you need to have shoulder stability and mobility first.

Anaerobic Capacity Essential for High-Level Boxers

A new study underlined need for acid buffering capacity and tolerance of acidosis in elite boxers.

Why I Always Hit a Daily Training Max (Athlete Journal 6)

After resting and recovering with a deload, I headed back to the gym to tackle the daily training max.

The Only Smoothie Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Smoothies should be simple. Here's a recipe that uses only four ingredients and makes a delicious, nutrient-packed treat.

A Bodyweight Exercise to Prevent Back Pain and Shoulder Pain

The gymnast bridge will increase your flexibility, and is great for body control and coordination, too.

9 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Running

Learn from my mistakes. Follow these tips on what to buy, what to try, and what you need to remember.

The 5 Key Mindset Qualities of Successful Athletes

While everyone has a different personality, I have found there are five key mindset qualities common with nearly all successful athletes.

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