Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover: Instrinsic Motivation vs. External Goals

A study concluded those who were slightly overweight actually lived longer than those who were of normal weight. How can this be and what does it have to do with our goals?

It's Time to Make a Different Kind of Resolution

It’s that time of year when we promise ourselves we will be better. I challenge you to make a different set of resolutions this year. Focus on your body’s abilities, not it’s faults.

The Importance of Respecting the CrossFit Process

There is a process to getting better. Just like anything, you have to develop the little things first. Then, with a little bit of luck and tons of determination, you just might accomplish your goal.

3 Drills for Building Wrist Flexibility

If you are working on handstands or trying to overcome wrist inflexibility and pain, then I would highly recommend doing these exercises every day.

Editor's Picks: The 10 Must-Read Articles From 2013

These articles are funny and clever, researched and knowledged. Of the many articles we published last year, here are ten of my favorites that I believe you need to experience and learn from.

Icing Isn't Just for Injuries: Cryotherapy Improves Flexibility

Most of us have used ice to help recover from injuries, but the latest study suggests it might also make you more flexible.

Video: Ben Musholt - 4 Unusual Burpee Variations

In this video, Ben Musholt demonstrates four unusual variations of the burpee, utilizing a barbell, a medicine ball, and a set of rings.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 91

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: Olympic weightlifting, nutrition, kettlebells, and more!

Video: Muay Thai - 3 Techniques to Improve the Timing of Your Knee Strike

In this video, we're going to use three heavy bag drills to develop the timing of your knee strike.

Athlete Journal: Jess Papi, Entry 14 - 1/4/2014

I made it to 2014 alive and had a great year for competing and training. Here are my goals for 2014, as well as the long-term goals that I'm striving towards.

Interview with Fitness Specialist Fred Fornicola

Fred Fornicola is a fitness specialist. He has been involved in the field of strength and fitness since 1976 and has authored hundreds of articles in numerous publications.

12 Sets of Great Advice on Goal Setting

Setting suitable, effective, and challenging goals is not easy, but is definitely worth doing properly from the start. Here are twelve pieces of advice on how to set great goals.

Book Review: "Neuro-Mass" by Jon Bruney

If you want to gain strength and mass while also fighting gym boredom, check out "Neuro-Mass" by Jon Bruney.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 71 - In Full Gear for the New Year

With New Year’s in sight and competitions looming, I’m starting to bear down on my workouts a bit more after a few weeks of abbreviated and low-effort sessions.

Friday Flicks: Eric Lilliebridge - 2,254lbs Raw Powerlifting Total (With Wraps)

This week, get inspired by watching powerlifter Eric Lilliebridge get within a fingertip's length of breaking the all-time world record total!

How to Set Goals With Vision, Possibility, and Balance

I know lululemon has received some bad press lately, but I attribute much of my success in my career to their support and goal-setting techniques.

4 Training Tips From the Godhand - Mas Oyama

Mas Oyama was a true modern warrior, but he didn't begin as one. Here are four tips taken from his life that can help you to become a powerhouse in your own training.

Running Cadence and the Muscle-Shortening Reflex

It's a common misconception that a higher cadence requires more energy, but in reality the opposite is true - a higher cadence is more efficient due to the muscle-shortening reflex.

2 Fundamental Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Your Goals for 2014

I think many people make two fundamental mistakes with their goal setting, and the reason they never succeed can be traced back to one of these two things.

Running Performance: Is Smaller Better?

Body composition impacts many aspects of athletic performance. A new study investigates its relation to respiratory compensation point, or RCP.

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