Let's Twist Again: Why You Need Twists in Your Training

When people come to see me and say they want to improve their running, I often will work with them on crawling and rolling. I always look for the easiest fix, and here's my logic behind this.

The Great Injury Debate: Is CrossFit Dangerous? We May Never Know

Rather than say there is no problem, I would much rather see a conversation around long-term fitness that allows CrossFit participants to remain injury free.

DOMS: The Good, the Bad, and What It Really Means to Your Training

Despite the inconvenience of DOMS, a common belief is this soreness translates to progress, a job well done, and your ticket to inevitable Gainz™. Is this correct?

Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 79 - Thanksgiving Training

This week was Thanksgiving, so I put all those extra calories and carbs to good use during my holiday training.

4 Tips for Acclimating to Winter Training

Don’t let the winter cold stop your training, but rather, come into spring with a great base for the year. Use the winter as a training cycle and not a period of hibernation.

5 Mental Cues to Bulletproof Your Brain for Training

How you mentally handle hardship when it arises can make or break your ability to stay on a fitness regimen. Consider the following five tips for when life is trying to get you down.

Chet Morjaria's Olympic Weightlifting Holiday Wish List

What do you buy an Olympic weightlifter? This wish list contains a wide range of options to suit all budgets and lifters.

Video: Ring Dip Therapy

Here's how to properly scale and progress the dip, including how to avoid the Frankenstein dip and the exercise-induced epilepsy-dip. (Plus: mobility tips for the dips.)

What Science Has to Do With Our Comments on Fitness-Related Articles

Everyone has a different opinion in the fitness arena. But remember your comments may be representing more than just yourself.

A Not-So-Scientific Look at Injury in CrossFit

Recently researchers released one of the first scientific studies on injuries in CrossFit, but they decided to replace the laboratory with online CrossFit forums.

Athlete Journal: Terry Hadlow, Entry 7 - 12/2/2013

This was the first week of my next training phase. Next week, the weights will move up in intensity and things will get interesting.

Kids Are Fatter, Sicker, and Slower – What Can We Do About It?

We have a responsibility to protect children - all of us. We have to step up as a society and care for our children and get them well.

Coach Checklist: What to Look For When Hiring Instructors

Your team is your family and what power your business. These are important things you need to examine before bringing a new member into your business team.

How to Maintain Your Fighting Weight During the Holidays

There is no need to put on unnecessary weight during the holidays. All it will do is make your weight cut more difficult. Here are tips and workouts for the holiday season.

Vanessa Bennington's Female Athlete Holiday Wish List

If one of the women in your life takes her fitness pretty seriously, you may be struggling to find gifts. Allow me to help you out. You see, I might have been born to write this article.

Mike Eves' Whole Body Fitness Plan

The only thing that really matters is that you consistently strive to improve, and once you commit yourself to doing that, everything else is a done deal.

PNF Stretching Works Before Exercise – Sort Of

A good warmup can improve your performance, but a bad one can make your it much worse. A recent study asks whether PNF stretching is a good idea before exercise.

Video: Ben Musholt - Plyometric Lower Body Variations

In this video, Ben demonstrates three lower body plyometric skills for explosive leg strength - the plyo step-up, the crane plyo, and the plant plyo.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 87

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: stocking stuffer ideas, stretches for achy wrists, and more!

Orion Lee's Muay Thai Holiday Wish List

If the people close to you train in muay Thai, here are some good ideas for presents and stocking stuffers that will be sure to please.

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