The 10 Types of Coaches and How to Spot Them

Coaching is a journey, full of contradictions and conundrums. Along the way, coaches tend to drop in and out of different coaching styles.

PAP for Improved Sprint Performance: No Barbell Required

Heavy lifting has a known PAP effect, but new research suggests a more practical solution for field athletes.

Taking Home Gold (Athlete Journal Entry 14)

Although I wasn't as prepared as I usually am, last weekend's tournament turned out to be a huge success.

"Thrive Energy Cookbook" (Book Review)

Brendan Brazier's book is packed with 150 nutrient-dense, vegan recipes to fuel your workouts.

Chakras Demystified: Vishuddha - The 5th Chakra

Vishuddha is a place for liberation. It involves the area where heartfelt feelings and intellect join together.

The Top 10 BJJ Rashguards for Women

I own about forty rashguards and these are the ones I wear the most. I tried to narrow the list down to five, but I just couldn’t do it!

Athletes Have More Mental Toughness - In and Out of the Gym

Researchers found athletes have much greater mental toughness than non-athletes, particularly when it comes to hope and perseverance.

The Signature Heard ‘Round the World: CrossFit vs. the NPFL

Serious CrossFit Games contenders are signing with the NPFL. It may be time for CrossFit to discover diplomacy.

Strength Training Does Not Increase Critical Power

Recent studies support the idea that strength training benefits endurance athletes, but the exact reasons why are a bit elusive.

Telling the Athlete's Story - Jorge Huerta Photography (Featured Photographer)

Jorge loves to capture the community and family of CrossFit in his photographs.

"The 28 Days Lighter Diet" (Book Review)

This book by Ellen Barrett and Kate Hanley aims to help women manage their menstrual cycles, and not vice versa.

An Average Session With Clients With Down Syndrome

People with Down Syndrome have excessively lax joints and poor muscle tone and coordination. The emphasis needs to be stability and strength.

Progressing the Pistol Using the Rings: Why I Was Wrong (Video)

I've changed my mind about using the rings to advance your pistol skills, and here's why.

The Science and Psychology of Motivation for Athletes

What is motivation? And I don’t just mean the basic definition, but the science of how motivation works. What motivates you versus me?

The Dynamic Duo of Shoulder Impingement

If the link between overhead movement and shoulder injury is merely a correlation, then what’s the cause at the heart of it?

HIIT Helps Maintain VO2 Max, But Not Soccer Skills

High intensity interval training is good for some aspects of sports performance, but not necessarily all of them.

Expanding Your Athletic Horizons (Athlete Journal 16)

The start of the 2014 figure season is coming up, and to be honest, I'm not sure whether I want to compete or not.

The Max Effort Black Box Program Adapted for Weightlifters

Prior to a national weightlifting competition, I took a non-traditional approach to my training. What follows is an outline of the program I created.

The 4 Paradoxes of Boxing (and Fighting)

Having studied boxing and the martial arts for many years as both student and teacher, I have come to accept that to fight is to face uncertainty and paradox.

Things Are Changing in the BJJ Competition World

The BJJ game is changing in ways being missed by many in the community. Are you keeping up?