Muscle Activation Techniques: What Is It and How Can It Benefit Me?

Taking a page from Peyton Manning and several other colleagues here in Colorado who swear by the MAT results, I hired a practitioner to try it out myself.

Taking Responsibility for Your Business: If You End Up With a Bucket...

You have to be able to properly assess a problem in order to create and attack a solution. And that includes if the problem is you.

Strongman Profile: Bob Peoples Schools Us on the Deadlift

Bob Peoples deadlifted 725lbs at 181lbs bodyweight and at the age of forty. Although people have pulled more than him today, he is certainly one of the greatest of all time.

A Call to Action for CrossFitters: The Prioritization of Gymnastics Movements and Standards

Yes, I’m talking to you with the three-AbMat-scaled, snatch-width grip hand placement, butchered kipping handstand push up.

The Pause Method for Teaching Olympic Weightlifting to the Beginner

The Pause Method allows the coach to segment the lift so the athlete can develop spatial orientation and find these same positions on his own quickly, as is required for lifting heavy weights.

It's Not Just For Cooking: Baking Soda Can Improve Your Squat

Baking soda might be one of the most versatile items in your kitchen cabinet. In a recent study, ingesting baking soda improved squat numbers.

Book Review: "Paleo Cooking From Elana's Pantry" by Elana Amsterdam

"Paleo Cooking From Elana's Pantry" has some unbeatable recipes for paleo baked goods, as well as some features that make it ideal for people with food sensitivities.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 82

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: female body image, why fascia matters, programming for CrossFit, and more!

Video: Counter-Tactics in Muay Thai: 3 Counters to the Jab

This week we're going to go over three counters to the jab - one close-range, mid-range, and long-range tactic - and utilize our elbows, knees, and roundhouse kick.

Athlete Journal: Jess Papi, Entry 4 - 10/26/2013

It was Hell Week at school, but I managed to still teach some classes and get in a few good training sessions with my teammates this week.

Interview With Low-Carb, High-Intensity Proponent Fredrick Hahn

Fredrick is a long-time professional in the fitness industry. Today he's going to share some great info on training and nutrition that those new to the industry will especially benefit from.

Virtuosity with Dusty Hyland: The Complete 9-Part Handstand Walking Series

Welcome to our Virtuosity video series, featuring Coach Dusty Hyland. This set of nine videos starts with the basic handstand position, and takes you through to handstand walking up and down stairs.

Product Review: About Time Ve Vegan Protein Formula

If you're a vegan athlete , you will want to check out About Time Ve Vegan Protein Formula. This product tastes good and contains a variety of high-quality ingredients.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 63 - Recovering From Worlds

This entry marks my first full week of training following World Championships. I'll be doing Wendler's 5-3-1 program to prep for upcoming events.

Friday Flicks: Liao Hui 198Kg Clean and Jerk in Slow Motion (World Record)

Take a look at this exquisite slow motion replay of Liao Hui's world record breaking 198kg clean and jerk at the 2013 World Weightlifting Championships.

Why Serious Cyclists Should Consider Strength Training

Cyclists sometimes challenge me when it comes to whether or not they should be doing gym exercise. Here is research that shows the amazing benefit strength training has for cyclists.

Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating About Your Fitness and Nutrition

Procrastination is often an issue of avoidance due to conflict, difficulty, and hesitation. This is a surefire way to achieve a mediocre life and not become the person you truly want to be.

3 Yoga Poses to Strengthen the Hamstrings and Protect the Knees

Try these poses to keep the hamstring engaged when it is stretching. Even if you are not hypermobile, you can benefit from strengthening this muscle group and learning not to lock out the knee.

I Like to Move It, Move It: The Surprising Thing Missing From Your Workout

We all know sitting is the devil, and there is a push to do more posterior chain work in our training. But even then, we're still standing still. Why are we moving more in training?

How You Can Make Your Bones Healthier Now

A recent research review took a look at some common conceptions about how various lifestyle factors affect bone health. It turns out most of them seem to be correct.

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