How to Decide If the Free Strongman Workouts Are For You

There are five questions you should ask before starting any new training. Let's practice how to analyze a program using my strongman workouts.

Use Exercise Order, Rest Intervals, and Cardio for Hypertrophy

A new study found significant overlap between these three factors and muscle growth.

5 Lessons to Guarantee BJJ Tournament Success

James Kearns has been sharing his training log with us for the last eight months, and if you're interested in competing in BJJ you don't want to miss out.

Kailin Curran and the New UFC Women's Strawweight Division

Ultimate Fighter 20 will be the first all-female cast, and the winner will be crowned the UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion.

Potatoes Are Not Evil

No food has been more unjustly maligned than the potato. Here's a healthy potato recipe to give you food for thought.

Learn How to Handstand Using a Physio Ball (Video)

This is a fantastic progression. It teaches you how to stabilize the spine, while strengthening the core at the same time.

This Is Fitness: Move Beyond Instinct and Get Uncomfortable

When we feel discomfort our immediate instinct is often to run in the other direction. Do that, and you'll never grow.

3 Kettlebell Workouts and How to Plan Your Week

Here are three workouts for the experienced kettlebell user, as well as templates on how to lay out your workouts for the week.

The Best Carb Source for Sleep Quality: Pasta, Bread, or Rice?

Could eating bread before bed make you sleep better and longer?

Victory at the Boston Summer Open (Athlete Journal 34)

What started as a disappointing day turned out to be one of the most exciting tournaments I've ever experienced.

QALO Rings (Product Review)

These wedding rings are durable enough to be worn in the toughest situations, from extra chalky workouts to rugged outdoor adventures.

How Can Your Fitness Business Earn Trust?

Any business would love to have the trust of their customers. But trust cannot be bought or conjured through words. It's about what you do.

Fun, Fitness, and Play with Darryl Edwards - Breaking Muscle Radio, Ep 4

In this episode, we talk to The Fitness Explorer Darryl Edwards about primal play, fun fitness, and meaningful movement.

Lifting Headaches: How to Spot, Avoid, and Remedy Them

Headaches from lifting can adversely affect your functionality and ability to train for several days, if you’re lucky, and possibly weeks, if you’re not.

Bigger Is Not Better: How Bodyweight and Size Affect Field Sports

When it comes to field sports, it seems relative strength is more important than big muscles.

No Pain, No Gain (Athlete Journal 38)

This week was all about riding the line between normal pain and dangerous pain. I am always amazed what I am capable of doing when I do not hurt.

"The Sports Gene" (Book Review)

This book by "Sports Illustrated" writer David Epstein seeks to answer the age-old debate - are athletes made or born?

Are You Training? Or Are You Just Showing Up?

One student attends class because that is what he thinks needs to be done. The other student arrives ready to train. What sets them apart?

Unilateral Leg Training, Part 3: 7 Key Practical Strategies

Most people undermine the power of single-leg training. In the following I share seven key strategies that will help you make the most of it.

Guilty! 5 BJJ Photo Crimes You Will Recognize

People who train BJJ like to preserve the moment as much as anyone. But we also put our own spin on things.

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