Training Activities for Athletes: Skill Training Research and How to Apply It, Part 3

Skill training continues to be misunderstood by the masses, and is thus in dire need of further discussion.

9 Sets of Strength Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Mistakes are an inevitable fact of life and strength training. Here are nine articles to pass you the benefit of learning from the errors of others.

Nuzest Clean Lean Protein (Product Review)

If you’re on the lookout for a complete vegan protein supplement that’s also soy-free, look no further.

Weekly Volume: 70,515 lbs (Athlete Journal Entry 82)

My training volume this week was the highest it's been in a while, so I may have to take a deload week.

Core Training, Chicken Legs, and Cannons: 12 Articles by Tom Kelso

Here are twelve of Tom's articles to teach you how best to train with minimal time, minimal injuries, and for maximum benefit.

Rise and Shine: Find Your Greatness - Nike Commercial (Friday Flick)

Have you ever woken up knowing that you need to get up, get going, and get training, but all you really want to do is stay in bed? Then treat this video as your wake-up call.

5-Phase Adolescent Strength Program for Creating Good Movers

This program is for developing movement in adolescents, first and foremost. Learning proper weight lifting will increase coordination and strength, and therefore create a better athlete in any sport.

3 Unhealthy Habits of Police and Fire Shift Work (and How to Break Them)

Here are three of the most unhealthy habits for shift workers and how you can start making healthy changes today.

How to Calculate Your Training and Recovery Balance Sheet

Think of training as currency. Once we spend it, there’s little chance to get it back. In the case of running, many of us overspend and wonder why we have essentially gone broke.

Using Sled Weighted Sprints to Improve Acceleration

Towing a sled while sprinting is a common trick for improving acceleration. But how heavy should the load be? A new study addresses that question.

The Athlete's Altered State (Athlete Journal Entry 15)

Serious athletes love that altered state where everything somehow comes together and works. I've definitely experienced that moment in weightlifting, CrossFit, figure, and even in training.

Weekly Work-In: Week 4 - How to Support the Energetic Body

While the study of the energetic body according to TCM and yoga is a life's worth of work to itself, here are some exercises you can do to build up your energetic health.

Coaching the 10%er: How to Deal With Problem Athletes on Your Team

Using your time and energy effectively as a youth sports coach is vital. Making sure you can communicate and deal with all of your players will make your efforts all that more effective.

Got Vertical? How to Measure for Explosive Strength

Most laypersons will bet that weightlifters have little jumping ability. They are just too big and slow, right? This is now refuted frequently, but the Soviets actually refuted it decades ago.

Xenon Wins Gold Medals - Is It The New Blood-Doping?

When a recent article suggested xenon might produce similar effects to blood-doping, WADA suddenly weighed in. And a lot of people became suspicious of Russia topping the medal table at Sochi.

Tips For Cultivating a Positive Body Image for Your Female Clients

As fitness professionals, we work with clients on a daily basis, and we are the first line of defense against perpetuating unrealistic expectations for our female clients.

Youth Athletes More Likely to Be Dehydrated

A new study suggests young athletes are more likely to be dehydrated, and won't necessarily stay hydrated even if water is available.

Athlete Journal: James Kearns, Entry 11 - 3/19/2014

Last Saturday I had my second competition of the year. My very first match went about 4.5 minutes until I submitted from injury.

Product Review: Datsusara Gear Bag Mini

I’m tired of trying to make random gear work for BJJ. Fortunately the Datsusara Gear Bag Mini came along, and it's perfect for the BJJ lifestyle.

Quiet Strength: What It Is and What We Can Learn From Those Who Have It

Have you ever seen the strong quiet person who carries him- or herself with a presence of strength and humility at the same time. Here's what I think we can learn from these people.