Product Review: Radius Wraps

If you're a serious combat athlete, you've probably experienced hand pain from time to time. The Radius wraps are an effective product to minimize hand pain issues.

Friday Flicks: In Klokov We Trust - A Journey of Strength

This week, we are taken through a strength journey. The journey is that of Dmitry Klokov - Russian Olympic weightlifter, a weightlifting world champion, and an Olympic silver medalist.

Mindith Rahmat's Yoga Holiday Wish List

Looking for gifts for the yogi in your life? Here are some great suggestions from long-time yoga practitioner and RYT 500 Certified Yoga Therapist Mindith Rahmat.

Strong, Healthy, and Vegan? (Yes, It Can Be Done)

If the only thing standing between you and going vegan is the fear that your health or strength will suffer, then allow me to allay your fears. What should a vegan strength athlete eat?

Book Review: "Paleo Workouts for Dummies" by Pat Flynn

Although the title leaves much to be desired, I highly recommend Pat Flynn's new book for beginners who are looking for a simple, efficient approach to fitness.

The Real Biggest Loser Is the Show Itself

If I could have one wish granted for Christmas it would be for "Biggest Loser" to be removed from television for good.

HRV an Important Variable for Combat Athletes

Heart rate variability, or HRV, is becoming more common in sports, and for good reason. A recent study found it is particularly helpful for combat athletes.

4 Tips for Visiting a CrossFit Gym While Traveling

Think of visiting a CrossFit box like visiting your significant other’s family for the first time. With a little planning and effort, you’ll be a welcome visitor and not a holiday hassle.

Andrew Read's Endurance Athlete Holiday Wish List

Nothing makes a tri geek happier than shiny things with bells and whistles. Here’s a list of some fantastic items for the endurance geek in your life.

Why You Should Eat More And Train Less This Christmas

If there is ever a time to relax and have fun with friends and family, this is it. Worrying about the slice of cake you had is just not worth it. Please just enjoy it instead.

The Expression of Strength, Part 1 – Absolute Strength

Absolute strength can be subdivided into concentric, eccentric, and static strength. But just what are these different expressions of strength?

The 10 Most Important Lessons From the Weight Room

The weight room is my laboratory. I am always experimenting, mostly on myself, but sometimes on my clients. And the weight room is my classroom. It is a place where I never stop learning.

Effects of Stride Angle on Running Economy

Running economy is a critical factor in race performance. A recent study investigated how stride angle affects running economy in experienced athletes.

Product Review: RumbleRoller Beastie Balls, Bar and Stands, and Hook

The original RumbleRoller is one of my favorite torture, I mean, self-myofascial release devices, so I was "delighted" to learn the line now includes massage balls and hand tools.

Super D Video: Fix That Back - We Will Rack You

Here's a solution for those of you with sore low backs and tight hips. Get ready to be racked!

Judo Training for Maximum Efficiency with Minimum Effort

What is the best balance between technical training and conditioning? To what extent do judo-specific exercises also develop fitness? What rest and recovery requirements does judo training impose?

Interview With Seymour Yang: What Does Meerkatsu Mean Anyway?

"If something I have created can reach out and bring a new person in to try BJJ out, then that would be my ultimate goal. Me personally, I just want to keep rolling, keep drawing, keep writing.”

Ketogenic Diet Considerations: Do We Need Carbs for Performance?

Is is true that a ketogenic diet may be beneficial to decreasing weight and fat mass without decreasing performance?

Patrick McCarty's CrossFit Holiday Wish List

If you have a CrossFit fanatic in your life, here are the items they simply cannot do without. I suggest you brighten their day with one of them this holiday.

The Cost of Competition: When Bad Programming Puts Athletes at Risk

Between official CrossFit competitions and unofficial fundraisers and throwdowns, there is plenty to pick from for the avid competitor. But at what cost? And is it all worth it?

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