The Most Underrated Principle of Strength Training Is...Balance

If you are able to tweak your training balance through life’s ups and downs, you will be able to keep yourself in check, and more importantly, keep yourself in training.

Biological Versus Chronological Age in Youth Sports

New research compared different ways to place children in athletics by assessing biological age, rather than simply going by chronological age.

Athlete Journal: James Kearns, Entry 6 - 2/12/2014

After every tournament, I always evaluate my performance with my coaches. This week I analyzed what happened on the mat during the match that prevented me from executing my game plan at my last match.

Join Our New In-Season Baseball Training Program

Our new cycle of Sport Specific Workouts is a twelve-week program for in-season baseball. Here's a bit about how the program is structured and what it aims to achieve.

Product Review: OK! Kimonos Tora Spats

The OK! Kimonos Tora spats were designed by Seymour Yang, also known as Meerkatsu.The spats are visually appealing and made with high-quality material, plus the tiger is pretty cute.

7 Life Lessons from a Ball on a Wire and a Barbell

Track and field hammer throwing and weightlifting have both provided much insight into my greatest strengths and weaknesses as an athlete - and more so, as a person.

Virtuosity with Dusty Hyland - Bent Arm Press to Handstand, Vol 1: Tuck Support and L-Sit

Welcome to Season three of Virtuosity, featuring expert gymnastics Coach Dusty Hyland. Today's video is the first in a series that will build you up to a bent arm press to handstand.

The Biggest Loser: A CrossFit Perspective on Rachel Frederickson

Shouldn’t we get excited when someone who is out of shape, unhealthy, overweight, weak, or recovering walks in to our box? That’s what this movement is supposed to be about.

Proper Progression and Loading for the Single Leg Deadlift

The goal of an exercise isn’t to become outstanding at that exercise, but to use it to improve your training. The SLDL will aid running and kicking, as well as main exercises like the deadlift.

It's All Connected: How Strength Levels Affect Work Capacity and Body Composition

Obviously strength helps you lift more weight, but how does it affect body composition and work capacity?

Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 88 - 5x5 Bench at 425lbs

I hit some pretty high volume at the beginning of this week. I continued doing the SSB squats with chains and have also started using the ab wheel on my days off.

Book Review: "Quick and Easy Paleo Comfort Foods" by Julie and Charles Mayfield

"Quick & Easy Paleo Comfort Foods" contains over one hundred delicious recipes. Most of them take about half an hour to prepare, making them ideal for healthy eating on the go.

Video: The Importance of Lat Involvement for Benching

This video will examine how developing your lats is an effective way of improving your bench press, along with some cues and tips on how to do so.

When Paleo Doesn't Work: 3 Ways to Eat Well and Maintain Your Sanity During Pregnancy

If you find paleo to be challenging during pregnancy, here are three things you might need to change in order to keep your diet healthy and sustainable.

Psychology of Asana 101: Part 1 - Cueing with Courage

Could it be the word courage invokes an ancient energy of which everybody has a somatic awareness that transcends levels of experience and structural patterns of posture and movement?

How to Unlock Your Athletic Potential Through Good Posture

If you fix your postural alignment you will jump higher, run faster, hit harder and help prevent a laundry list of injuries that could keep you out of the gym for months.

Proper Foundations: A 5 Step Progression to the Bar Muscle Up

This article is going to explain the five proper foundational movements to get your first bar muscle up - and how to do so without injuring yourself in the process.

Fit Kids Are Happier and Healthier

In a recent study, greater cardiovascuar fitness and muscular capacity in children correlated with healthier habits and greater happiness.

Athlete Journal: Terry Hadlow, Entry 16 - 2/10/2014

The heavy snow has made it harder to maintain my momentum during the current phase, but I finished out the final two weeks in spite of all the snow shoveling.

Why You Shouldn't Work Out When You're Sick

One of the most frequent questions in is, “Should I workout when I am sick?’ Like many topics in fitness, there isn’t a clear-cut answer, but here's what I suggest you should ask yourself.