The Butt of a Backbend: A Lesson in Gluteal Anatomy

Squeezing the gluteal muscles in a backbend or not squeezing them all might not even be an option. Here's why.

You Are Missing the Point With Your Complexes

The original intent of complexes was a bit deeper than just beating yourself to a bloody pulp.

Eagle Rock WERKSHOP Brown Sugar Leggings (Product Review)

These are a hybrid of regular leggings and compression pants. They feature stunning designs and are of highest quality.

Spinal Twists 101 (Yoga Teacher Training Journal 4)

Twists have numerous benefits for spinal alignment and digestive health when they are done correctly.

"Mastering the Crucifix" (Product Review)

Black belt Matt Kirtley and purple belt Marshall D. Carper have joined forces to bring us this innovative BJJ instructional.

Breaking the Rules With Charles Staley, Ep 7 (Podcast)

What people should be doing in the gym, intensity versus consistency, and setting client expectations - Charles covers it all.

Why Your Mobility Work May Be Harming You

It's no good to just seek mobility. Mobility without motor control is just another injury waiting to happen.

EMOMs: The Most Misunderstood Method in CrossFit

The benefit of an EMOM is not to mix and match tasks, but to train energy systems and skills, and train you to work.

Study Puts Red Bull, Caffeine, and Taurine to the Test

Red Bull, caffeine, and taurine - which one works best? Or do they work at all?

How I Put an End to My Shoulder Pain

Don’t fall prey to arbitrary movement standards that may not be appropriate for you. Train your body.

Why Your Injury Is Not Improving

No one else can make this happen for you. No one else can fix you. It’s on you.

6 Daily Practices for Learning to Love Your Body and Your Self

Through these practice I no longer stress about being perfect. Instead, I love my body for simply existing.

Study Gives Tips for Healthy Habit Formation in Kids (and Adults)

A recent study investigated how forming habits successfully is related to setting goals.

Powerlifting Meet Preparation: Practicing Commands (Athlete Journal 8)

This was my last week of training, and the focus was on hitting my commands and picking out my attempts.

Tips for Staying Healthy While Visiting Loved Ones in the Hospital

If you're spending a lot of time with a loved one in the hospital, you need ways to keep yourself healthy, too.

The 5 Most Important Words for Succeeding in Fitness

Words are the fuel behind the the endless reps, miles, and sweat. The right word has the power to transform.

A Simple Guide to Periodization for Strength Training

Failing to utilize any periodization could lead to overtraining, failure to recover, and the inability to progress.

Strongman Profile: Otto Arco Teaches Us About Muscle Control Techniques

Learn about how Otto's amazing muscle control can be helpful in weight lifting and other sports.

The 5 Training Mistakes You Need to Avoid After 35

You can save yourself years of pain by accepting that the rules of biology apply to you, and that education is your best friend.

Lems Boulder Boot (Product Review)

Looking for hiking boots that don't weigh you down? Once again, Lems Shoes has come to the rescue.

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