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.

Dairy Consumption Has Significant Effects on Blood Pressure

You know salt affects blood pressure, but what about dairy products? A new study asked how dairy impacts hypertension.

Want to Get Stronger? Here's a Year of Free Strongman Workouts

Whether you want to train for a strongman event or get better at flipping tires and throwing stones, you can easily do so with these workouts.

3 Tips for Strong Single Leg Deadlifts (Video)

The single leg deadlift will challenge your strength, flexibility, and balance. See what a good rep and bad rep looks like.

5 Tips for Achieving Your Goal Physique

If you’re not satisfied with your body, be honest and ask yourself, “Have I truly taken the proper steps to achieve my goal?” If not, follow these tips.

Culture, Community, and Kids: 3 Often Missed Elements of Fitness

Your workouts aren't just about you - you can use them to make the world a better place. And we can also learn a lot about the (fitness) world from children.

Coaching Kids Will Brighten Up Your Week (Athlete Journal 47)

I didn't train as hard as I would have liked to this week, but I did get to coach a group of kids at a tournament.

"Roadmap to 100" (Book Review)

This book by Dr. Walter M. Bortz details a simple, holistic approach to living a long, healthy, and full life.

Everything You Need to Know to Do a Perfect Pistol

Pistols are valuable for proprioception, which means anyone who runs, works, or moves around on an uneven surface will benefit from training them.

Focus On Effort, Not Results (Athlete Journal 104)

Sometimes we get so caught up in measuring results that we forget to focus on the quality and quantity of our efforts.

The World's Most Athletic Sport - Weightlifting (Video)

This video will get you fired up - there's no question about that. But it's not your everyday lifting video.

Nitrates and Nitrites: Should We Stop Eating Bacon?

Do you know where the majority of your nitrates and nitrites come from? The answer may surprise you.

17 Tips for Getting Better at Rowing

Follow this list of tips and you'll be a more efficient, less injured, and happier rower. You'll have more left for the other elements in your workouts, too.

Curls Get the Girls: How to Build a Better Arm Workout

Despite what the anti-bodybuilding crowd says, isolated arm training can be functional, too. Here's how to do it the right way.

WilkWear Padded Collarbone Compression Shirt (Product Review)

Tired of sporting ugly bruises from clean and jerks or front squats? This shirt will take the beating for you.

How to Analyze Which of Your Lifts Need Attention

You have to do a certain amount of every lift to ensure strength and skill development. But how do you know which is weakest and how to adapt your training?

Why All Swim Coaches Should Coach a Kids Camp

It’s amazing what just four hours with these kids has taught me as a coach. While the idea of swimming doesn’t change, the difference is in how you teach.

Fight for the Right to Recess: 3 Reasons Kids Need Break Time

Many schools are shortening recess or even eliminating it altogether. Here are some reasons that's a bad idea.

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