Friday Flicks: Orienteering - The Hubmann Brothers (Go Hard or Go Home)

Meet the Hubmann brothers - two of the best orienteers in the world. Watch them battle it out, moving at breakneck speeds under, over, and through some diverse natural terrain.

The Future Of Firefighting: What It Could (and Should) Look Like

The year is 2030 and firefighters now need to be faster, stronger, and more agile than ever. We bring to you the 2030 Fire Department Physical Ability Test. Can you pass it?

Fitness Testing for Kids: What Exactly Should We Be Testing For?

Fitness testing is a snapshot of a point in time, but kids tend to develop non-linearly. How valid is fitness testing for kids and what should we be looking for?

How and Why to Use All 3 Planes of Motion to Improve Your Mobility

If you're stuck on a few movements or stretches, you may be limiting your ability to truly increase your range of motion. Most of our major muscles groups exist in more than one plane.

The Hamstring-to-Quadriceps Strength Ratio in Female Runners

Strengthening the hamstrings is crucial for performance and injury prevention. A new study investigates the relationship between hamstring and quadriceps strength.

Athlete Journal: Alli Moyer, Entry 13 - 2/20/2014

It's an athlete's nature to never be satisfied, and that's okay. But sometimes we need to take a step back and evaluate how we gauge success and failure.

Product Review: The Ring Thing

Struggling with strict gymnastics movements? The Ring Thing was made for you. This tool helped me obtain my first strict muscle up, and I've received positive feedback from clients, too.

4 Ways You Can Fight Back Against the War on Physical Education

More and more children are growing up uneducated about what it means to be a healthy person. What can we do about it? If you feel that something can and should be done - then read on.

Weightlifting Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Injury when weightlifting, like all other sports, is to be avoided. The instance of injury will be minimal if you take all possible steps that eliminate the chances for them to occur first place.

You Are What Your Plate Size Tells You to Eat

In many diets the focus is on overcoming the temptation of unhealthy foods. But research indicates that will power is much less powerful than subconscious cues of what to eat.

Man Up and Move On: 10 Simple Ways to Get Out of a Training Rut

Yes, yes, I know. No training rut is the same and we're all different and unique. But if you can't take away at least a few tips from this piece, there's no helping you.

Plyometric Exercises Improve Athleticism in Youth Soccer Players

A new study found adding plyometrics into an adolescent soccer program improved the players' performance in general physical fitness assessments.

12 Articles by Dresdin Archibald - Weightlifter, Accountant, and International Referee

Dresdin Archibald is a 63-year-old weightlifter, accountant, and international referee. Here are twelve of his articles to educate and fascinate you.

Athlete Journal: James Kearns, Entry 7 - 2/19/2014

Now that competition season is in full swing, I've started to focus on tightening up my diet, strength and conditioning, bodyweight, and my overall BJJ game.

Roasted Squash Soup (Recipe)

Cold winter days are when I want to bundle up in a pile of blankets with a good book, cup o’ tea, a furry friend, and - you guessed it - a creamy bowl of piping hot soup.

Interview With UFC Fighter Dan Hardy: One Door Closes, Another Opens

The diagnosis of Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome left Hardy with an uncertain future, but now he's aiming his skill-set toward coaching and helping new fighters navigate all aspects of the MMA scene.

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night (Or How to Grow Older Disgracefully)

I am going to rage against the dying of the light. Pick up the bar. Grab the rings. Squat heavy, and often. Look aging in the face and laugh. I will not go gentle into that dark night.

How to Build a Super Solid Kettlebell Snatch (and Avoid the Dreaded Smack)

When it comes to kettlebells, the snatch is often the first lift that many people want to learn. But let’s start at the start and figure out what the snatch is, and how best to build it.

2 Skills You Need For a Better Vertical Jump

Power is certainly a prerequisite for a high vertical jump, but so is skill work. A new study identified two skills to work on if you're looking for a higher jump.

How We Can Apply the Olympics to Our Own Training

Olympians are glorified and their success is celebrated worldwide. But at what cost? And what does it have to do with each of us and the time we spend in the gym?

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