This is my first journal entry and I'm also 11 days out from the IFBB North American Championships. In the bodybuilding world, I'm a bit of a two-legged unicorn and here's why.
Cheryl Nasso competed in the 2011 CrossFit Games, but for decades before she struggled with a life-threatening eating disorder. She credits the discovery of CrossFit for changing everything.
You have expectations of your coaches and your gym, but do you hold such expectations of yourself? It’s time to commit to being an active part of your own success. Print this out and follow it.
Most athletes want a combination of brains and brawn, not just muscle power. A new study explores the connection between diet, cognitive performance, and disease.
The press from split position is an exercise to help strengthen the athlete's position in the split of the jerk, as well as improve the balance in that position.
OK! Kimonos founder Brendan Hufford is trying to change things for children who live in poverty. His gi exchange program is helping kids around the world have access to BJJ.
This week we look at the art of psyching up. What is it, what does it do, and how do YOU do it effectively to make those big lifts.
This week - a look at individuals getting teams qualified for the Games and the fact that CrossFit is the only sports that allows do-overs.
Sciatica and piriformis syndrome are two conditions often presenting with similar symptoms. Here is a guide to the difference between the two as well as treatment for each.
The paleo diet is often used in a clinical setting to treat disease. A new study investigates how a paleo diet holds up against traditional dietary recommendations for diabetic patients.
I was traveling this week so I only had a few training sessions. In the video I've shared some advice for organizing your training while focusing on multiple goals at one time.
If you love pork, Stacy Toth and Matthew McCarry have written a book for you. "Beyond Bacon" is a unique resource full of information and recipes featuring the pig.
When I found CrossFit in 2010 it was exactly what I needed, having only a year of sobriety under my belt. But before long I ventured on to my next challenge - competing in a physique competition.
I used to think knee sleeves were only for injured athletes, the 110% Compression Blitz Knee Sleeve changed my mind. This product aids recovery, warm up, and overall performance.
Many of us internally rotate our arms all day long while we work. Sadly, this exact positioning is a set up for a shoulder impingement or rotator cuff or labrum tear down the road.
Eating gluten-free is a necessity for people with celiac disease, but can it also benefit the rest of the population? Two recent studies suggest yes, it can.
It's too bad that running a marathon is still looked at by many as the epitome of fitness. I don't really do HIIT, Tabata intervals, or met-con workouts either - for five reasons.
How does a pessimistic or catastrophic thinker become a positive go-getter? Here are some ways to change your perspective, whether you are an athlete or not.
In looking at the war on fat and our nation's obesity epidemic, it’s helpful to look at two other closely drawn battles - the war on alcohol and the war on drugs.
Many athletes say they have “tight hamstrings,” but the issue is more than just hamstrings. It’s the entire posterior chain clenching. Here are two yoga poses you can use to free your backside.
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