Perform, Recover, Rebuild: How Perspective Changes for the 40+ Athlete

Recovery shouldn't just become important to us when we're injured. It should be part of our permanent game. If you did "rehab" on a continuous basis, what would your life and performance look like?

Product Review: Six Pack Fitness Innovator 500 Bag

If you find yourself removing mashed up bananas from your gym bag on a regular basis, you need to check out this gym bag. It's sleek, well-designed, and holds a lot of food.

It’s All in the Hips: Hip Care 101 for BJJ Practitioners

Without proper mobility, performing some of the fundamental Brazilian jiu jitsu techniques and warm up movements will be very difficult. The focus of this article is on the hips.

3 Ways Kettlebells Make You Better at Sex

I’ve been having sex for a number of months now and have learned a thing or two. What I want to talk about today is how physical exercise with a kettlebell can make you into a better performer.

How Heat and Carbs Affect Your Performance

Mitochondria production plays a crucial role in athletic performance. A recent study explores the relation between heat, carb intake, and mitochondrial activity.

Life After the Academy: Remember Why You Workout

You have worked hard and are finally out of the academy. In the best shape of your life and ready to be a hero. Little did you know that you have just hit the peak of your physical conditioning.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 77

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: the handstand push up, low back problems, olympic weightlifting myths, and more!

Video: How to Shadow Box Properly

Shadow boxing helps you warm up and also helps develop the cadence and rhythm of your fighting game. Watch this videos for tips on how to do it properly and get the most out of practice time.

12 Reps With Vanessa Bennington, Nurse Practitioner

Vanessa Bennington brings a valuable medical perspective to the worlds of fitness and nutrition. Find out her favorite sport, cheat food, and quote in our 12 reps.

10 Caffeine Articles to Pore Over

How effective is caffeine as an aid to performance? Does it have other benefits or disadvantages? Here are ten articles to answer these questions, and others.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 60 - Easy Benching

Nothing terribly spectacular this week, although I did hit an easy bench PR. On the less positive side, I’m developing some fluid accumulation in my right elbow.

Friday Flicks: A Sense of Flying

Ever wondered what it is like to fly? Wonder no more! Experience the thrill of flying down a mountain at 250 kilometers an hour.

4 Life Saving Procedures All Trainers Must Know

As either a trainer or trainee, you need to be prepared to deal with any unexpected life-threatening situation that can occur during a training session or athletic competition.

How to Turn Stress Into a Strength

We are taught to ward off stress with iron crosses and glasses of tea. But it seems as if by doing this, we are holding ourselves back. The negative impact of stress might all be in our mind.

Product Review: The SmartFlex

The fitness world is filled with garbage. But every now and then something truly great either gets reborn, like kettlebells, or gets invented. Such is the case with the SmartFlex.

How Strength Level Affects Post-Activation Potentiation

Post-activation potentiation (PAP) has been demonstrated to produce short term boosts to strength. A recent study shows strength level also affects the response from PAP.

3 All-Natural, Home Remedies for Colds: Do They Work?

Have you heard about putting half an onion next to your bed? Eating garlic? Drinking apple cider vinegar? Do these home remedies actually work? Here's what I found.

10 Myths About Olympic Weightlifting That Need to Stop

Weightlifting is often misunderstood by the general public and, sadly, by people in other sports as well. Here are the top ten biggest myths about weightlifting, and why they're totally untrue.

Getting Started With Juicing: Make Your Own or Pre-Made? And Which Juicer Is Best?

So you want to get going and start experimenting with juices, but you don’t know where to start? Here are two juice machines I recommend, as well as why you may or may not want to make your own.

5 Spotting Techniques and Rules Everyone Must Know

As spotters, we can push a lifter to lift more without sacrificing form. We can be a great training tool - but we need to follow certain rules and techniques for safety.

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