Working with Special Populations Part 3: Diabetes Mellitus

As coaches, we will likely have someone with diabetes come through our doors. Type 1 diabetes care will differ from type 2 diabetes care, and it's important for coaches to know the difference.

10 Videos on Mobility, Therapy, and Performing Movements Properly by Dave Ayres

By his own admission, CrossFit coach Dave Ayres was not born with natural ability. This is why he finds himself always learning. Here Dave shares his learnings with you through ten of his best videos.

Strength in the Face of Injury: 5 Lessons Learned

Almost two years ago I started having chronic headaches as well as neck and shoulder pain and I had to stop all my favorite exercises. Here are the five lessons I learned from this experience.

This Year, Exercise Less

Hold onto your hats. This is the year I challenge you to exercise less. I know you think I’m either joking or crazy, but I’m (hopefully) neither. Allow me to explain.

Supplement Face-Off: Baking Soda Versus Beta-Alanine

Beta-alanine supplements cost a heck of a lot more than plain old baking soda, but do they work any better? A new study suggests the answer is no.

Athlete Journal: Terry Hadlow, Entry 11 - 1/6/2014

This was week two of phase three. I trained for six days of the week and my legs were fried by the end, but hopefully it will all be worth it after my upcoming meet.

Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover: Instrinsic Motivation vs. External Goals

A study concluded those who were slightly overweight actually lived longer than those who were of normal weight. How can this be and what does it have to do with our goals?

It's Time to Make a Different Kind of Resolution

It’s that time of year when we promise ourselves we will be better. I challenge you to make a different set of resolutions this year. Focus on your body’s abilities, not it’s faults.

The Importance of Respecting the CrossFit Process

There is a process to getting better. Just like anything, you have to develop the little things first. Then, with a little bit of luck and tons of determination, you just might accomplish your goal.

3 Drills for Building Wrist Flexibility

If you are working on handstands or trying to overcome wrist inflexibility and pain, then I would highly recommend doing these exercises every day.

Editor's Picks: The 10 Must-Read Articles From 2013

These articles are funny and clever, researched and knowledged. Of the many articles we published last year, here are ten of my favorites that I believe you need to experience and learn from.

Icing Isn't Just for Injuries: Cryotherapy Improves Flexibility

Most of us have used ice to help recover from injuries, but the latest study suggests it might also make you more flexible.

Video: Ben Musholt - 4 Unusual Burpee Variations

In this video, Ben Musholt demonstrates four unusual variations of the burpee, utilizing a barbell, a medicine ball, and a set of rings.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 91

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: Olympic weightlifting, nutrition, kettlebells, and more!

Video: Muay Thai - 3 Techniques to Improve the Timing of Your Knee Strike

In this video, we're going to use three heavy bag drills to develop the timing of your knee strike.

Athlete Journal: Jess Papi, Entry 14 - 1/4/2014

I made it to 2014 alive and had a great year for competing and training. Here are my goals for 2014, as well as the long-term goals that I'm striving towards.

Interview with Fitness Specialist Fred Fornicola

Fred Fornicola is a fitness specialist. He has been involved in the field of strength and fitness since 1976 and has authored hundreds of articles in numerous publications.

12 Sets of Great Advice on Goal Setting

Setting suitable, effective, and challenging goals is not easy, but is definitely worth doing properly from the start. Here are twelve pieces of advice on how to set great goals.

Book Review: "Neuro-Mass" by Jon Bruney

If you want to gain strength and mass while also fighting gym boredom, check out "Neuro-Mass" by Jon Bruney.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 71 - In Full Gear for the New Year

With New Year’s in sight and competitions looming, I’m starting to bear down on my workouts a bit more after a few weeks of abbreviated and low-effort sessions.

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