How Healthy Is Milk, Really? Science Is Divided

Opinions aren't the only sources of conflict about the effects of milk consumption. Studies also tend to butt heads when it comes to humans drinking cow's milk.

How to Solve the Dilemma of the 7-Day Training Week

The traditional 7-day format can hinder proper recovery, especially if you have multiple training components to schedule. Consider planning your training beyond - in a 14- or 21-day plan.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 72

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: "butt-ology," competing in BJJ, yoga poses for overhead lifting, and more!

The 3 Non-Negotiable Elements of Injury Prevention in MMA

This article focuses on three factors that can help prevent injury in MMA: strength, mobility, and flexibility. When these are in balance, you're much less likely to sustain an injury.

12 Reps With Jeff Barnett, Fitness Coach

Jeff Barnett is an former Marine with a philosophical perspective on coaching. Read about how Klokov, Wolverine, Roosevelt, and Bruce Lee fit into his outlook in our 12 Reps.

7 Approaches to Fixing Your Adrenal System

Here are seven articles about the signs and symptoms of adrenal fatigue, along with solutions and strategies for getting back on track.

Book Review: "Dumbbell Training for Strength and Fitness" by Fred Fornicola and Matt Brzycki

"Dumbbell Training for Strength and Fitness" is a comprehensive guide to the dumbbell, with exercises as well as helpful information.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 55 - On the Right Track

This was a quality training week, with an easy 370lb squat and also an easy 225lb x 3 bench press. Everything feels on track.

Friday Flicks: 86-Year-Old Gymnastic Granny

Watch as 86-year-old Johanna Quass stuns the TV presenters with the strength, skill, and beauty of her parallel bar routine, followed by an equally incredible floor routine.

Training During the Cycling Season: Time to Focus on Mobility and Skills

I find that in-season training is most beneficial when I focus on two areas - recovery between events (mostly in the form of mobility work) and specific skill training session.

5 Drills to Help You Achieve Your First Pull Up

In the last article I wrote about pull ups, I looked at ways to isolate problems and correct them. In this article, I’m going to give you a few substitute exercises and the reasons for using them.

Spot Reduction Works...Sort Of

Just when we thought spot reduction was a thing of the past, a new study comes out to rehash the topic. So what happens when you work only one leg for 1000 rep sets? Probably not what you'd expect.

Tech Review: Gymboss Interval Timer App

I think Gymboss may have outdone themselves with their interval timer app. It has all the functionality of the Gymboss timer with a friendlier interface - plus, no batteries required!

#RealKnowledge Twitter Chat Highlights: Richard Airey

We had a great discussion with RunningWOD founder Richard Airey during our #RealKnowledge Twitter chat. If you missed it, here are some highlights from the conversation!

DIY Beast Mode Gear: How to Build Your Own Barbell

I am living in Japan where heavy lifters are rare and gym equipment is very expensive. So I decided to build my own barbell from scratch. Here's how I did it, so you can do it too.

Psychology in the Weightlifting Arena, Part 3 - Controlling Internal Noise

It is important to know that you give your inner voice power. Just as you can think negative thoughts about your performance, you can transform your thoughts into positive, productive ones.

The Best and Safest Way to Treat Neck Pain, Strains, and Stiffness

It is imperative in the case of neck injury to have the proper diagnosis before beginning treatment. Home treatments can negatively impact your recovery - or even make the problem more sinister.

Adiponectin: The Magical Fat-Burning Hormone?

Adiponectin is one of the most abundant hormones in your blood, and one of its roles is fat and sugar metabolism. A new study tried to determine how it's stimulated, with questionable results.

Video: Sean Waxman - Olympic Weightlifting Drills: Snatch Deadlift From Blocks Above the Knee

The snatch deadlift from blocks above the knee is used to create neuromuscular facilitation for subsequent snatch training, as well as helping to strengthen the torso.

Product Review: RVCA VA Rashguard

Not only is the VA rashguard by RVCA an amazing product, but the company is built on unique and community-driven concepts. This rashguard has become a staple in my grappling wardrobe.

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