High Reps for Hypertrophy (Athlete Journal Entry 84)

For aesthetic and strength-building reasons, I've been doing higher reps in my training these days.

161kg Deadlift-Clean-Squat-Jerk-Complex: James Tatum (Friday Flick)

James Tatum only started weightlifting in 2011. Here he performs a tough weightlifting complex at over double bodyweight.

"The Paleo Approach" (Book Review)

Sarah Ballantyne's book presents diet-based solutions for the 50 million people who are suspected of suffering from autoimmune disorders.

Strawberry Lemonade Gelatin Gummies (Recipe)

While bone broth and soups are great, you may want to switch it up and include these gummies to supplement gelatin in your diet.

Get to It: A Lesson in Positivity Through Fallen Heroes

I can guarantee that Boston firefighters Walsh and Kennedy, despite the risk of the job, loved what they did everyday.

How to Physically Prepare for the RKC (or Any Event or Certification)

You can never be too conditioned, too strong, or too fit for an event, cert, or seminar.

Measuring Training Load: What Works? (And What Doesn't?)

Measuring the external load of a workout is simple, but assessing what's going on inside is another story. A new study has some tips.

Weekly Work-In: Week 6 - Getting Past the Ego

If I can get past my ego and realize I am acting based on a past experience. I can question whether that experience has value in the present.

Intelligent Exercise and Ancestral Wellness at Paleo f(x) 2014

This three-day event is right around the corner, and it's not just about food.

Ultimate Guide for Lean Gains, Part 2: Your Lifting Program

An iron junkie like yourself can’t train all the movements at high intensity in one session because, ironically, you’re too strong to maintain that.

Growing Up Private Pyle in a Rambo World

I was mentally screwed up as a child. Luckily, I found weights were the perfect medicine for my insecurity.

Why the Option to Quit Actually Makes Us Work Harder

Researchers found when people had a choice to quit they actually become more persistent and accomplished more.

How to Avoid Blacking Out While Weightlifting

It is often possible to catch yourself, take a breath, and recover. At other times you may pass out.

Goal-Based Instruction Affects Jump Squat Performance

We all know a good coach makes a huge difference. A new study dives into the specifics of coaching cues.

Mounting Frustration (Athlete Journal Entry 13)

Since I began competing in combat sports, this is the least technically, physically, and mentally prepared that I have ever been.

Tatami Fightwear Women's Black Phoenix Gi (Product Review)

With its ornate embroidery and high quality construction, the new gi from Tatami is a perfect choice for female grapplers.

5 Ways Triathlon Can Increase Your Productivity

Endurance sports take a lot of training time, but there are things we learn that can benefit other areas of our lives.

Why to Include Weightlifting in Your Warm Ups

Don't ignore the lifts because you aren't able to reap the benefits right now. Use your warm up as a place to perfect your technique.

Facebook: Does It Help or Hurt Your CrossFit Games Open Performance?

Everyone is a coach, everyone is a strategist, but frankly, your game is your game.

HIT or Myth? The Truths and Fallacies of High Intensity

It seems that working hard consistently is out. These days it’s all about the minimum effective dose.