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.

The 3 Keys to Obstacle Course Racing Success

People make three big mistakes when it comes to OCR training. Here's how to make sure you don't fall into the same traps.

How Eastern and Western Diets Affect Insulin Resistance and Fat Levels

A recent study explored the effects of two traditional diets on diabetes markers.

10 Shots Health Coaches Love

No, no the kind of shots you get from the doctor or the bar! We're talking shots like wheat-grass, chlorophyll, and other nutritious boosters.

How to Maintain Yoga's Lineage in Modern Times

Let’s remember yoga is comprised of eight limbs and each one offers an abundant and unique harvest to the one who practices it.

More Squats and Fewer Kegels: What Your Pelvic Floor Really Wants

Kegels are often the blanket recommendation for a healthy pelvic floor. Katy Bowman suggests they're not all they're cracked up to be.

My Greatest Regret as a Business Owner

Your greatest regrets in business will be about people. Not business abstractions, but real people, with names and faces.

The 2-Kettlebell Front Squat: The Best Exercise You're Not Doing

“Well, that sucked.” My client put his kettlebells on the ground, contemplating how in the world he got crushed by such little weight.

New Study Shows How the Body Builds Strength As We Age

The body pursues different strategies for dealing with resistance exercise as we age, but that doesn't mean you can't get stronger.

Regaining My Confidence (Athlete Journal 51)

My groin and elbow were much better this week. I'm starting to feel like I might have a fighting chance.

Do Violent Sports Create Violent People?

A look into the violence - on and off the field - of football, boxing, and mixed martial arts. Why it happens and how we can stop it.

How to Pick the Perfect BJJ S&C Program for You

In the sport of BJJ, you have to be strong everywhere. Look for a program that contains the following elements.

Stretching Doesn't Work (the Way You Think It Does)

We are not lumps of clay that can be molded by tugging on things. Our nervous systems are actually what is in charge.

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