Product Review: Six Pack Fitness Executive 500 Briefcase

I put my new Executive 500 Briefcase to a thorough test this week during jury duty. This bag has so many amazing features for professionals who want to manage their meals while away from home.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 84

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: sumo deadlift high pull, snatch, handstand push up corrections, and more!

Video: Counter-Tactics in Muay Thai: 3 Counters to the Roundhouse Kick

I'm going to explain three counters to the classic muay Thai roundhouse kick. This involves a series of sweeps that will dump your opponent on the ground.

Athlete Journal: Jess Papi, Entry 6 - 11/9/2013

I have two lessons for you this week that are helping me get better at jiu jitsu and life in general. One of them involves Dunkin' Donuts.

7 Topics for Fitness Debate: Time for You to Voice Your Opinion

Enough with the Internet arguments, I'm interested in what you think. I'm going to present some controversial topics, and then I want to hear what you have to say and what your experience has been.

Eight Articles to Help Bring Out Your Inner Winner

Here are eight articles on how to predict, prepare, learn from, and analyze what makes a winner.

Product Review: Grip4orce

Looking to improve your grip? Grip4orce is a training tool you can use during lifts or on its own to build grip strength.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 65 - Putting in the Work

This week was a good time to remember the old adage, “A peak, by definition, is surrounded by two valleys.” Nothing spectacular, but a solid week of training.

Friday Flicks: Super Strong 64-Year-Old Grandpa on the Bar

This is no ordinary 64-year-old. This is a man who used to be overweight and out of shape. Until, at the age of 55, he decided to do something about it.

How to Improve Your Mental State Through Just 5 Minutes of Meditation

What if I told you that peace of mind is possible with consistency and discipline, and without much time? You can tap into the subconscious and unconscious minds, too, with practice and consistency.

How to Ride Faster With No Training: How the Weights of Your Bike and You Matter

Time for a little high school physics so if you can decide if that fancy cycling gear that saves you a few grams of weight is actually worth your money or not.

Andrew Is Busy: How a Trainer Stays Fit Despite Working 30 Straight Days

I don't have a single day off this month, and every weekend is taken up with courses. I know I’m not the only one to face such difficulties, so I'm sharing how I plan my week.

How Muscle Size Affects Power

Bigger muscles are usually stronger muscles, but are they more powerful? A new study examines the relationship between muscular size and power.

Tech Review: Fooducate App

Curious about GMOs or other terms on a box at the grocery store? Fooducate is a free app that allows the user to quickly reference and compare foods.

Athlete Journal: Alli Moyer, Entry 6 - 11/7/2013

Tough situations can kill us, or they can be our greatest gift. The choice is yours - it’s how you view it. This principle applies to training and life.

The Best Warm Up for Yoga and Lifting

This sequence was designed to wake up the body from a night's rest by warming up the major muscles and joints, which makes it an excellent tool to warm up for lifting or yoga.

How High School Physics Can Help Us With Our Weightlifting

Do you remember the lessons you learned in high school physics? Well, you should, because it turns out they're not only relevant to weightlifting, but mighty helpful.

The Handstand Push Up: How Things Go Wrong and How to Put Them Right

On any given day, there's a 50% chance that I’m going to have a CrossFitter on my schedule. How important is the handstand push up, really?

The Bench Press Is a Pull: 5 Cues You Might Be Missing

What would you say if I told you one of the best ways to think about the bench press is actually in terms of a series of pulling motions?

Science Says YouTube Can Make You a Better Athlete

Do you spend a lot of time watching videos to help you learn new movements? A new study suggests that might be a great way to learn.

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