Seminar Time With Phil Migliarese (Athlete Journal 40)

Scranton MMA held a seminar featuring Phil Migliarese last Saturday, which marked the official merging of our affiliations. It was also an amazing training week!

How to Stop Your Lower Back Pain

How miserable it is not to be able to go to the gym, follow your training plan, or possibly even tie your shoes. How can you get back to feeling good and back to training?

"The Life Plan Diet" (Book Review)

Jeffry Life's book is a helpful resource for anyone who wants to get healthy or stay in shape through diet.

Charles Staley's 5 “Secrets” to Lifting Success (Athlete Journal 97)

Recently someone asked what I attribute to my lifting success as an older athlete. Here's my response.

Cliff Diving in Ireland - Red Bull World Series 2014 (Video)

The incredible cliffs of West Ireland provide the perfect setting for cliff diving, a sport of finesse and beauty.

Cyclists: How to Combine Races and Training for a Successful Summer

Let’s look at your goals, your schedule, and how you can arrange your training to have both fun and progress this season.

The Unexpected Key to Better Performance and Recovery

It turns out the problem with training in heat isn’t dehydration, but something else entirely. This is very different from what we've been told.

Is Steady State or Interval Training Better for Cardio?

Steady state cardio gets a bad rap sometimes. Recently science put this common conception to the test.

Sworkit Circuit Training App (Tech Review)

If you're looking for workouts to do while traveling this summer, Sworkit is the perfect app for you.

Pause Reps for Gains During Injury (Athlete Journal 3)

Now that I've gotten back to strength training, I'm using pause reps to get the most out of my sessions.

The Pivotal Role of Attitude in Youth Sports Performance

What can reveal the most about an athlete, can make or break a game, and can reach viral status? That’s right. Attitude.

Verkhoshansky's Depth Jumps Create Gains in Max Strength

Depth jumps provide a great way to develop explosive strength and power, as well as start-stop speed, a need for most athletes.

3 Training Approaches That Will Destroy You

As a coach, sometimes it’s about stopping people from hitting their own self-destruct button.

The Line Between Hypertrophy and Strength Is More Grey Than Black

Some people say they're training for hypertrophy and others say they want to get stronger. Is this distinction accurate?

Judo for BJJ Practitioners (Athlete Journal 26)

This week I had a chance to add some judo techniques into my training, and I think it will go a long way in helping prepare for the New York Open.

7 Simple Ways to Get More Greens in Your Diet

There's no disputing the nutrient value of leafy green vegetables. And these tricks are great for sneaking greens into a fussy child’s (or fussy adult’s) diet.

Here Comes the New Absolute Cut Gi from Shoyoroll by Viking Wong

From the runways to the mats, acclaimed fashion designer and BJJ brown belt and Viking Wong explains the new Absolute cut.

How to Coach the Newbie Who Just Won't Slow Down

We live in a society in which unrealistic expectations are the norm, and extreme measures are regarded as the solution.

When CrossFit Coaches Leave: Backstabbing or Dream Chasing?

There is a tension in the world of CrossFit. The glee of growth versus the backstabbing, disloyal coaches that leave you to start their own affiliates.

Conjugate Method: A Better Way to Plan Your Training Week

Can you have it all? Yes, kind of. This method allows you to genuinely address all your needs each week.

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