Are Energy Bars Good for Us?

I recall being bewildered when a bar manufacturer's representative gave me complimentary samples of bars ”made with real Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.”

Virtuosity with Dusty Hyland - Bent Arm Press to Handstand, Vol 4: Tuck Support to Shoulderstand

In episode four, Dusty takes us through all positions we've learned so far.

3 Ways to Vary The Kettlebell Snatch Test for All Around Fitness

You may have done the ten minute Secret Service Snatch Test. But have you tried mixing up the time frame or weight?

10 Things I Know About Protein That You Don't

Did you know there's no such thing as undenatured whey protein? Or that most protein comes from the same place?

The Free 4-Week Stronger-Than-Ever Weightlifting Program

Soon I turn 32, but I am stronger than I've ever been (except for a moment in college when I was thirty pounds heavier and squatting three inches higher).

How Do We Know If Supplements Work?

A recent research review sought to eliminate any confounding variables that create bias in supplement studies.

Ben Musholt - 4 Inventive Uses for a Stability Ball (Video)

A demonstration and explanation of four stability ball exercises to replace common machines and movements.

Competition and Motivation: Two Essentials for the Athlete

This week's collection addresses topics relevant not just for athletes, but for all of us who live in a world with both failure and success.

A Biologist's Perspective on CrossFit and Gymnastics

Twelve science-based articles from massage therapist, registered yoga teacher, biologist, and CrossFit trainer Amber Larsen.

You Either Win, Or You Learn (Athlete Journal 28)

I had high expectations going into my match on Saturday, but it didn't go as I had planned.

A Flow Chart for Determining the Value of Your Training

Wondering if what you're doing is worth your time, effort, and money? Use this chart to assess the value of any exercise you may encounter.

Everybody Hates the Ergometer

Split times, stroke rates, damper settings - oh my! Here's a run down on what you need to know to be a more efficient and powerful athlete on the rower.

Primal Pacs (Product Review)

These high protein paleo snack packs are a healthy and delicious idea for post-workout treats.

How I'm Managing My Squat Training (Athlete Journal 85)

I've gotten a lot of questions about squat periodization lately. Here's an explanation of what I do and why.

A Quest for the World Speed Record in Kiteboarding (Friday Flick)

Watch this video to see how professional kiteboarder Rob Douglas trained to reclaim his title as the fastest human under sail.

Yogawoman (DVD Review)

This movie provides a glance into the ways women have changed the face of yoga through the years.

The Importance of Cooling Down After a Race or Workout

The benefit to you will be improved recovery. One of the worst things you can do is to stand still.

Coordination Training for Future Champions

For the young athlete between the ages of seven to twelve, coordination training should be the main ingredient in his or her development

Is Supplement Timing Really That Important?

Some products only work in specific windows and some just work better at certain times of day. Let’s take a closer look at the timing of our supplements.

Member Retention: Is It Important?

Looking at the numbers of people who actually stick around your gym can be scary, but your business will thank you.