For Skinny Young Guys: 3 Programs to Bulk You Up

Choose a viable workout program, and do it religiously. Bust your butt, rest on non-workout days, and eat like you want it.

Seminar With Rafael Mendes (Athlete Journal 52)

Last week I had the chance to learn from BJJ athlete Rafael Mendes. I even got to roll with him and ask him questions over a sushi dinner.

Jaco Compact Convertible Training Bag (Product Review)

This compact, heavy-duty bag is perfect for athletes who need a versatile product to transport their items.

Reassess Your Coaching Cues to Get Results For Your Clients

Evaluate your coaching, evaluate each other’s coaching - then make the improvements. Your athletes will thank you.

5 Mental Health Secrets for Better Workouts (Athlete Journal 109)

Your mental climate during workouts is one of the most significant factors for success. Here's how to optimize it.

The Ancient Sport of Longsword Fighting in the Modern World (Video)

You won't hurt yourself by engaging in this sword-fighting sport - as long as you know how to be en garde.

Paleo Italian Wedding Soup with Meatballs and Chicken (Recipe)

Very few soups are more Italian and loved in my family than wedding soup. I knew I had to create a new paleo version.

4 Power-Enhancing Suspension Training Progressions for Cyclists

The simplicity and portability of suspension training systems makes them versatile and convenient.

3 No-Nonsense Ways to Build Fitness Through Swimming

Swimming is like watery jiu jitsu. If you're going to get fitter in the water, you need to work your technique the right way.

Strength Training and Diabetes: Do Genes Make a Difference?

If you have a family history of diabetes, does strength training affect you differently? A new study suggests, "No."

Stop Playing Through Pain: How to Safeguard Youth Athletes

Some people might applaud the concept of playing a sport through pain and injury. I am not one of them.

Return on Investment: When to Prioritize Weakness and Strength

Is there any case for only concentrating on your strong points? I am going to say, “Yes."

7 Exercises to Maximize Hand, Wrist, and Forearm Strength

The forearms and wrists allow us to perform the exercises that develop and maximize biceps, triceps, deltoid, chest, and back strength.

3 Ways to Use the Kettlebell Swing for Overspeed Eccentric Training

Depth jumps are a risky way to train explosive strength. Today I'll show you how to use kettlebell swings to get the same benefits.

7 Markers of a Solid Strength Program

There are plenty of fantastic strength programs out there to choose from. Here are seven pointers to help you choose the right one.

Folate, Alcohol, and Saturated Fat Benefit HDL Levels

Scientists wanted to know how different nutrients affect HDL levels. The highest performers may come as a surprise.

Time to Refocus (Athlete Journal 37)

Between a hectic work, school, and home schedule and a long break before my next competition, I'm having a hard time staying focused in my training lately.

Perfect Practice Makes Perfect - Or Does Nature Trump Everything?

Researchers have determined that accumulated hours of practice are actually behind what we mistakenly call "innate talent."

Women and BJJ: How to Stay on the Mats During Your Menstrual Cycle

Does your monthly visitor keep you out of training due to discomfort? Here are some tips from experts.

5 Strong Female Role Models to Inspire the Next Generation

Who we teach our children and young athletes to admire is who they will admire and who they will become.

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