Studies on Aspartame Don't Tell the Whole Story

Aspartame has been widely vilified recently, but do you know why? Let’s break it down and examine each of its components.

The 3 Best and 3 Worst CrossFit Workouts

Just because one can, doesn’t mean one should. It’s the quickest way to “CrossFitter’s doin CrossFit” immortality.

Training Masks: Ideal for 40+ Athletes, Bad For Altitude

I think every person on the planet has these masks wrong right now, including the company that makes and sells them.

Nature Already Made an Effective Recovery Drink

With evidence mounting against man-made recovery aids, a new study turns to the water you find deep within the earth.

If You Want to Succeed, Put in the Work (Athlete Journal 22)

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately about the concept of success and how we define it, in our training and in life.

"Nutritional Grail" (Book Review)

Research, stories, and recipes - when it comes to optimizing your diet, Christopher James Clark's new book has it all.

Plan for the Unplanned: How to Write a Program for Youth Athletes

It's all too easy to write the perfect session, only to wind up coaching kids who don't want to engage with your program today.

Get Rid of Your Garmin to Boost Your Performance

When was the last time you ran without any pace or time goals? Ditch the Garmin and focus on enjoying your runs.

Make an Impact With These Top Eco-Friendly Fitness Clothes

What we buy makes an impact not only on our economy, but also on our environment. Here are my recommendations.

The 4 Most Important Exercises You’re Probably Not Doing

These exercises are the cream of the crop when it comes to improving your alignment, stability, and motor control - often overlooked aspects of training.

Alcohol Impairs Hypertrophy and Messes With Your Hormones

A new research review found alcohol can inhibit muscle growth by as much as thirty percent.

Want to Be Healthier? Pick One of These Simple Tips

Find one thing from this list to focus on and go for it. Stick with it for a month and see what happens.

Cossack Squat Variations for Improved Strength and Mobility

The Cossack squat is a great drill for flexibility, for mobility, and as a dynamic warm up for any lower-body activity.

Free 12-Week Beginner Workout Program - Get Started!

Here are the plan, the goal, and the principles of our new beginner program. Achieving your goals is not only realistic, but guaranteed.

Train Like an Old-time Strongman: Free 4-Week Program

The commonality in training of old-time strongmen was constant practice and progressive overload. Not constant extreme effort or constant exhaustion.

Phosphatidic Acid Increased Muscle Gain in Just Eight Weeks

In a new study, phosphatidic acid worked, both in petri dishes and in humans.

Not Getting the Results You Want? Time for a Reality Check

If you're disappointed in your results, it's time to shore up your training. Are you doing all the following things? Take this quiz!

5 Progressions for the Pistol Squat (Video)

This week, Al demonstrates a step-by-step approach to mastering the pistol squat.

You're Doing It Wrong: 6 Better Ways to Train

Hitting a wall in your training? Are your personal records stuck? Wishing you had time to accomplish more, but just can't make it work?

Seminar Time With Phil Migliarese (Athlete Journal 40)

Scranton MMA held a seminar featuring Phil Migliarese last Saturday, which marked the official merging of our affiliations. It was also an amazing training week!