Estrogen levels appear to have a significant impact on exercise recovery, so women can optimize their workouts by taking their cycle into consideration.
Nutritionist Brad Sly gives you a better understanding of how food and supplements affect your health and athletic performance.
If you need to mix up your smoothie or protein bar routine, this book provides fun recipes for both grain-free and vegan diets.
While we may indeed learn through failure, we can also learn through our successes. In a recent paper, some scientists examined exactly how.
Here are several progressions that will help you on your way to a strict headstand push up.
Anterior shoulder pain is often a sign of some degree of shoulder impingement. Here are three steps to deal with it.
I’ve come to realize that there are many examples of how the unique ecosystem known as Brazilian jiu jitsu follows its own physical and natural laws.
Between 1960 and 2009, 123 high school football players died from heat-related illness. A new study suggests the risks are highest for linemen.
This week was the week of my tournament. I was excited and ready for it, but unfortunately my elbow didn't feel the same way.
I’ve had many individuals approach me with questions about being a trainer and whether to become one. Here’s the advice I've told them.
As a lifelong follower of weightlifting, I can say interest in the sport is at an all-time high. So there will continue to be a need for competent instruction.
It appears that stretching before activity is not going to help prevent injuries. So what is the answer?
By maximizing the anabolic power of insulin with carb cycling, it’s possible to shred fat and build muscle simultaneously.
Years ago, i began implementing dedicated strength training along with the CrossFit template design. As a result, I noticed that my clients’ loading moved closer to what was prescribed.
We know antioxidants are good for our health, but do they affect athletic performance? A new research review shows mixed results.
This week I share a video of one of my favorite stretches to do after a workout or yoga session.
In this video, Ben demonstrates the basic kneeling get up along with five challenging variations: prisoner, weight plate, kettlebell, barbell, and dumbbells.
As a female, I can't help but be fascinated by the images of women in the fitness world. For that reason, two particular articles made my picks this week, as well as five others you shouldn't miss.
My first tournament of the year didn't go quite as well as I had hoped. But I still enjoyed it and am happy that competition season is in full swing!
Skill training continues to be misunderstood by the masses, and is thus in dire need of further discussion.
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