Inside the Dome of Strength (Athlete Journal 7)

I knew the Chicago StrongFirst Certification weekend was going to be big, but I didn't anticipate how amazing it was going to be in real life.

4 Leg and Core Strengthening Exercises for Snowboarders (Video)

Ben shares four exercises to help you get in peak condition for snowboarding.

3 Parts Programming, 1 Part Attitude

Training is both a science and an art, especially when it comes to creating programming. There are rules, and there's also your mindset.

Lessons From Robson Moura (Athlete Journal 32)

School kept me busy this week, but I managed to make it to an amazing seminar over the weekend.

Why Steady State Cardio for Fat Loss Is a Bad Decision

There is some truth to steady state cardio for fat loss. However, it’s not quite that simple.

Where Your Libido Went and How to Get It Back

What if your workouts are actually squashing your sex life? If your libido is in the basement and you’re wondering why, then keep reading.

Rise Bars (Product Review)

If you like protein bars for their convenience and flavor, do yourself a favor and get a box of these bars.

The Three Stages Of Technique Proficiency (Athlete Journal 89)

One of the highlights of my training this week was a failed lift, and this is why.

The Road to a 300kg Back Squat - Pat Mendes (Friday Flick)

"The programming for my squats has just one major guideline: everyday, lift as much as you can handle." - Pat Mendes

"The Slim Palate Paleo Cookbook" (Book Review)

What were you doing when you were eighteen? Joshua Weissman is writing cookbooks and taking gorgeous food photos.

Mixing Resistance and Endurance Training Leads to Better Results

Since performance is related to how much power you can deliver, the development of force and speed is a good idea.

Which is Better: Isometrics Or Weight Training?

Isometrics is largely unknown in comparison to weight training. And in my opinion, most people use isometrics incorrectly.

Do You Have Performance Problems or Health Problems?

So your feet your hurt after a few minutes of running and you think an appropriate goal is to run a half marathon?

A Simple, Science-Based Method for Tracking Running Progress

A new study analyzed the effectiveness of the heart rate-running speed index for gauging running performance.

Kitestring App (Tech Review)

Kitestring lets the right people know via text if you haven’t checked in after a run, walk, or other outing.

Loving Kindness: 8-Week Meditation Challenge #2

This meditation benefits your own mindset, but also strengthens your compassion, relationships, and empathy for others.

The Importance of Hydration for Youth Athletes

It's essential to know how much water is enough, signs of dehydration and how to prevent heat illnesses.

Weight Training in the Movies: A Reflection of Society?

One movie that stands out is 1955's Wee Geordie. Back then I was training with a hammer thrower, so we gave the movie our expert critique.

Don’t Be That Lifter: Help Me Help You

Whatever your ask for my help on, be it training or anything else, my only request is that you put everything you can into helping yourself.

Muscle Asymmetry Affects Power and Force Output

If one of your legs is longer than the other, it may affect your athletic performance more than you realize.