Athlete Journal: Jess Papi, Entry 20 - 2/15/2014

This week was packed full of fun BJJ stuff. I did a lot of coaching, learned several new techniques, and helped one of our teammates at a tournament.

Resolution Check-In: How to Get Back on Track

How are you doing with your New Year's resolution? For those of us who have broken down, here's a chance to reconsider your approach and make a new plan for success.

Walk This Way: 8 Articles on Looking After Your Feet

Our feet are important. They are the base for almost everything we do, yet most of us pay little attention to them. Here are eight articles to help you look after and treat your feet.

Product Review: Mercola Protein Bars

A lot of companies add long lists of additives to their protein bars in an effort to make them taste better. These protein bars from Mercola are tasty and contain quality, organic ingredients.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 77 - Two Training Principles

Today I'll discuss two important principles that inform my training, especially in my recent programming.

Friday Flicks: Windsurfing Through Hurricane Conditions - Red Bull Storm Chase Final 2014

This is windsurfing in the most insane winds you can find. This is the final of the Red Bull Storm Chase.

Product Review: Road Standard Rotor Q-Rings

If you're a cyclist looking to improve your pedal stroke, check out Road Standard Rotor Q-Rings. I tried them recently and they helped me improve overall efficiency.

The Power of Facilitated Stretching: How to Get the Most Out of Your Stretches

The brain's natural impulse when it feels a stretch is to say, "Stop!" This can prevent you from achieving full benefits. Facilitated stretching is one of the best ways to overcome this.

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Our Brazilian jiu jitsu team is knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate about their sport. Meet our BJJ staff and read their articles, athlete journals, and workouts.

Shoes or No Shoes: How and Why to Build Up to Barefoot Running

What' strange is that there’s no evidence to suggest that barefoot running actually works. Shoe manufacturers scream that with minimalist shoes you’ll fix all that ails you. But will you really?

Blood Flow Restriction Works When Combined With Regular Training

A new study was yet another win for the use of blood flow restriction, and also suggests you can use it in addition to your regular training program.

Video: Shoulder and Chest Opening Yoga Flow, Part 2

If you find yourself tight through the chest and shoulders after a long day of sitting at your desk or otherwise hunched over, this flow is for you.

Back to Basics: 4 Ways Youth Athletes Can Increase Performance

In today's society, young athletes are inundated with daily stressors that can adversely affect their performance. How can we mitigate these while keeping them healthy? By taking it back to basics.

Technology Doping in the Olympics: Cheating or Progress?

Drugs aren't the only controversial thing about the Olympics. The doping debate surrounding the 2014 Olympic Games also relates to use of technology in sport.

The Importance of Sleep for Weightlifters and Other Athletes

Since we spend roughly a third of our lives asleep, I think it is important that we understand this process more, especially with regard to recovery from physical exercise.

Stop Peeing Yourself During Workouts: The Science Behind Stress Urinary Incontinence

Losing urine during a workout isn’t okay, and isn’t a badge of honor as to how hard you worked. Here's what's really going on and how you can stop peeing yourself.

The Most Underrated Principle of Strength Training Is...Balance

If you are able to tweak your training balance through life’s ups and downs, you will be able to keep yourself in check, and more importantly, keep yourself in training.

Biological Versus Chronological Age in Youth Sports

New research compared different ways to place children in athletics by assessing biological age, rather than simply going by chronological age.

Athlete Journal: James Kearns, Entry 6 - 2/12/2014

After every tournament, I always evaluate my performance with my coaches. This week I analyzed what happened on the mat during the match that prevented me from executing my game plan at my last match.

Join Our New In-Season Baseball Training Program

Our new cycle of Sport Specific Workouts is a twelve-week program for in-season baseball. Here's a bit about how the program is structured and what it aims to achieve.

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