Fructose Is Bad for Your Body and Your Mind

Scientists took a close look at the impact of fructose, specifically high fructose corn syrup, on the bodies and minds of people - and found nothing good.

Video: Sean Waxman - Olympic Weightlifting Drills: Clean Pull to Above the Knee

The clean pull to above the knee helps to improve strength for the first pull.

Product Review: 93 Brand x Gawakoto Gentle Chief Rashguard

Consistent with all of the 93 Brand gear, the Gentle Chief is flawlessly constructed. 93 Brand also now offer an XS sizing option, so small people like me no longer have to go without.

Intermediate Vigorous Yoga Series: Revolved Half Moon

Not only does yoga offer therapeutic benefits, but it can also offer you a challenging physical practice to ignite your nervous system and strengthen joint stability for other activities.

Relax and Enjoy the Ride: Advice for the New and Passionate Athlete

So you’ve found a new passion and now want to go all in? Congrats, but remember that doesn't mean everyone else feels the same way or that you have to buy a whole bunch of expensive stuff either.

Dear CrossFit: Talayna Deserves Better

CrossFit Media knows a good picture when they see it. They know what translates into likes, shares, and page views. What they don’t know is the emotional response at the other end of the photo.

Getting Started With Juicing: What You Need to Know

Juicing has become popular over the past few years, in part due to the popularity of the 2010 documentary "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead." If you want to try it, here are essential things to know.

How Sleep Deprivation Affects Athletic Performance

New research looked the impact of sleep deprivation on the performance of judo players in competition. Less sleep meant less power and worse cardio.

Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 67 - Time to Refocus

Sometimes, things just don’t work as planned. At this point I think I need to wrap up my competitive season, even though I never competed.

Psychology in the Weightlifting Arena, Part 7 - The Lifter's Trance

We now come to a point in competition just before the lifter is to lift the barbell. So what happens at this point? He or she goes into a light trance. Yes, a trance - a weightlifter's trance.

Unconventional Nutrition Advice From Sally Fallon of the Weston A. Price Foundation

It always seemed to me that the Weston A. Price Foundation diet is well-suited for athletes. So I decided to talk with the WAPF president, Sally Fallon Morell.

Running Shoes: What You Need to Know to Buy the Right One For You

What makes a running shoe good? Do you need to spend a lot of money? What model is right and how should it fit? Here's everything you need to know to buy the right pair of running shoes for you.

Clear as Milk: The Pros and Cons of Milk Consumption

Depending on who you ask, a gallon of milk a day will either turn you into a muscle bound machine or make you fat along with having some serious sinus congestion and acne.

Caffeine Decreases Muscle Soreness

We all know caffeine provides an energy boost, but a new study reveals yet another perk you get from your cup of joe: decreased muscle soreness.

Product Review: Progenex Cocoon

Progenex Cocoon is a protein powder that claims to help you sleep. Too good to be true, right? I tried it recently and also tested it on my husband, and it works.

Lessons From the Fall: Turn Over a New Leaf and Switch Up Your Program

Most likely, after summer, you fit into one of two camps - you have been exercising a lot or you have been exercising very little. Either way, fall is the time for a change.

The Truth About Conditioning for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

To answer the question of how to get in shape for BJJ, we must first look at the requirements of the sport. What does a BJJ athlete need to perform in competition and how is it best developed?

The Rx Factor: 3 Reasons Why You Must Scale Your WODs

For many that having "Rx" written next to their name on the whiteboard is more important than skill, form, or ability. But it should never be your number one goal in any given workout and here's why.

Athlete Journal: Alli Moyer, Entry 2 - 9/9/2013

This past weekend I competed at 2013 IFBB North Americans. I went in with a full heart and a whole lot of hope. I felt my best. I felt I looked my best. But then I was third callout.

How Restricting Calories and Nutrients Affects Your Health

A lot of people follow diets that restrict added sugars, saturated fat, and calories. A new study asks whether any other nutrients might go missing by restricting nutrient and calorie intake.

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