Gaiam Restore MultiGrip Stretch Strap (Product Review)

This stretch strap's design allows you to move in and out of stretches comfortably and safely.

The Benefits of Deloading (Athlete Journal 5)

It's easy to get caught up in the desire to make gains and forget about rest.

How to Get and Stay Ahead During the Holidays

Here’s how not to get sidetracked during the holidays and stick to your diet and exercise plan.

Why You Shouldn't Cut Weight for BJJ

Everything thinks cutting weight for competition is a great idea. In reality, very few athletes should even try it.

How to Avoid Back Pain on a Long Drive (Video)

The counter stretch is a fantastic way of extending and easing your back when you are on the road.

Rehabilitation for Lumbar Spine Recovery: The Science and the Truth

A focus on multifidus for neutral spine posture is the source of many failed low back rehabilitation programs.

Dynamic Flexibility Training a Bit of a Stretch, Says New Study

We've heard the bad news about static stretching, but the alternative doesn't always work, either.

Four Sigma Foods Instant Reishi and Instant Cordyceps (Product Review)

These teas are a convenient and tasty way to reap the benefits of mushrooms.

4 Cool Variations on the Bodyweight Dip (Video)

Dips are the squat for the upper body. Include this exercise and grow stronger before you know it.

Simple Rep Range Rules for More Productive Strength Training

Simple repetition range training protocols will enhance your ability to recruit more muscle tissue over time.

A Simple Protocol for Testing Your Work Capacity

This test was created for the military, but anyone can use it to measure his or her fitness level. It can also be used to test the clients at your gym.

Promoted to Purple Belt! (Athlete Journal 55)

Last weekend, after some anxiety and a challenging belt promotion test, I am proud to say I received my purple belt.

JoJo's Chocolate Bark (Product Review)

Dark chocolate, pistachios, cranberries, almonds, and whey protein. This chocolate bark is my ideal sweet snack.

3 Quick and Simple Ways to Relieve Neck Pain or Stiffness

Are you dealing with chronic neck pain or soreness? Here are three therapies you can try that only take a few minutes each.

"The Cardio Code" (Book Review)

If every trainer read Kenneth Jay's book, we would all be better equipped to help people improve their VO2 max and actually get fit.

Big Power Does Not Require Big Gears

I'll show you how it is possible to generate the same wattage using an easier gear with the added benefit of sparing glycogen.

How to Feed a Big Family Without Breaking the Bank

Healthy eating does not have to mean expensive eating. Planning is all it takes to feed a large family nutritious food on a budget.

Why All Humans Need to Eat Meat for Health

Be true to your human nature and to your taste buds. Don’t cut meat out of your life. It has way too much to offer.

Science Says You Really Need a Post-Workout Massage

Just fifteen minutes of massage can have significant effects on proprioception and strength after an intense workout.

Real Functional Training Is Simple: Montessori Realism in the Gym

When we lose sight of simplicity, our so-called functional training can actually backfire.

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