The Three Stages Of Technique Proficiency (Athlete Journal 89)

One of the highlights of my training this week was a failed lift, and this is why.

The Road to a 300kg Back Squat - Pat Mendes (Friday Flick)

"The programming for my squats has just one major guideline: everyday, lift as much as you can handle." - Pat Mendes

"The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook" (Book Review)

What were you doing when you were eighteen? Joshua Weissman is writing cookbooks and taking gorgeous food photos.

Mixing Resistance and Endurance Training Leads to Better Results

Since performance is related to how much power you can deliver, the development of force and speed is a good idea.

Which is Better: Isometrics Or Weight Training?

Isometrics is largely unknown in comparison to weight training. And in my opinion, most people use isometrics incorrectly.

Do You Have Performance Problems or Health Problems?

So your feet your hurt after a few minutes of running and you think an appropriate goal is to run a half marathon?

A Simple, Science-Based Method for Tracking Running Progress

A new study analyzed the effectiveness of the heart rate-running speed index for gauging running performance.

Kitestring App (Tech Review)

Kitestring lets the right people know via text if you haven’t checked in after a run, walk, or other outing.

Loving Kindness: 8-Week Meditation Challenge #2

This meditation benefits your own mindset, but also strengthens your compassion, relationships, and empathy for others.

12 Cycles of Workouts - Just For Women!

From running a record 10K to mastering strict pull ups, these workouts are designed to help women achieve their fitness goals.

The Importance of Hydration for Youth Athletes

It's essential to know how much water is enough, signs of dehydration and how to prevent heat illnesses.

Weight Training in the Movies: A Reflection of Society?

One movie that stands out is 1955's Wee Geordie. Back then I was training with a hammer thrower, so we gave the movie our expert critique.

Don’t Be That Lifter: Help Me Help You

Whatever your ask for my help on, be it training or anything else, my only request is that you put everything you can into helping yourself.

Muscle Asymmetry Affects Power and Force Output

If one of your legs is longer than the other, it may affect your athletic performance more than you realize.

When Training Goes Right (Athlete Journal Entry 18)

This week I started rolling harder, lifting more, and dialing in my diet. It was a good week.

Eminence Kimonos "The Jester" Women's Gi (Product Review)

Eminence Kimonos has some of the most creative gi designs in the BJJ world, and this one is one of my favorites.

Strawberry Blood Orange Sorbet (Recipe)

I was burning up this weekend and needed to cool off, so I came up with this sorbet. The results are astoundingly simple and refreshingly tart.

Chakras Demystified: Manipura - The 3rd Chakra

Good signals from the gut can reflect that we are living out our willpower and taking action.

The National Pro Fitness League: A Win-Win Situation

The NPFL ups the ante significantly. Take a sport that you and I can do, spin it into a team that we can follow, and yes, we will be there.

How to Assemble a SEAL Astronaut Ninja Training Program

What you may need to become a full-fledged superhero is different to what your workout buddy may need. How can that be?