Friday Flicks: The Art of Flight - Snowboarding Trailer With Travis Rice

It's difficult to decide which is more breathtaking, the scenery or the unbelievable terrain these fearless individuals conquer.

The Proper Way to Plan and Set Goals for the New Year

New Year is a good time to reflect upon things past and make plans for the future. As Mark Twain said, “Plan for the future because that's where you are going to spend the rest of your life.”

Integrating Yoga for Athletes: What Athletes Really Need

There is a misconception that athletes want a challenging and power-based yoga practice. I always ask my athletes what they need and it is always a unanimous response of stretching and meditation.

10 Things All Strong People Know

There will sometimes be in the course of a man’s life when he is presented with an object he strongly desires to lift. Here are ten things all strong fellows know.

BCAAs and Taurine Reduce DOMS

If you've ever had DOMS before you've probably wondered how to keep it from happening again. In a recent study, taurine and BCAAs were a winning combo for DOMS prevention.

3 Tools to Amp Up Your Gym Business for the New Year and 1 Big No-No

If you're a fitness professional, you're bracing yourself for the onslaught of New Year's resolution clients. Here are three tools you should use, and one big mistake you should avoid.

Chet Morjaria's Strongman Holiday Wish List

We all like to play with heavy things. Here are ten fun suggestions for strongman kit that will have you itching to lift stones and pull trucks.

7 Tips for Busting Sugar Cravings During the Holidays

What strategies can we use to avoid loading up on sugar more than we usually do over the holidays? I’ve got a few solutions that have worked for me, and I’d like to share them with you.

The Expression of Strength, Part 2 – Speed Strength

Speed-strength has two components, starting strength and explosive strength. We touched on starting strength previously, but now need to be more specific to understand what is happening.

3 Pain-Relieving Yoga Poses for Distance Runners

I'm currently training for a half-marathon, and I'm grateful to have a yoga practice to mend my body after my long runs. Here are some poses that help my sore body.

How to Squat More Without Getting Stronger

Here are eight ways you can increase your squat without getting any stronger. Believe me, you already have the strength. It’s simply a case of learning how to tap into it.

How to Get a Faster Punch

The ability to accelerate a punch plays an important role in impact and accuracy. In a new study, researchers asked which conditions are most conducive to fast striking in martial arts.

Product Review: Grips Athletics Amazona Gi

If you’re a female grappler looking to treat yourself to a high-quality, off-the-rack gi, the Grips Athletics Amazona Gi is the one I would recommend.

Breaking Muscle's Paleo Holiday Wish List

"Is this paleo?" If you hear your friend, loved one, or yourself ask that question frequently, make sure you check out this list of paleo gift ideas.

Super D Video: Raw Squat Program

Today we are doing raw speed squats with half the usual band tension, to help us prepare for max effort day in four days time.

Dear Willow: Which Yoga Stretches Are Best for Strength Athletes?

A reader has asked me an insightful question on positions that could help lifters who focus on the powerlifts. Here is my reply and reasoning.

The Life Cycle of a CrossFitter, Part 1: The Dreaded Plateau

When we first start CrossFit we are in a honeymoon phase full of PRs and magic. But about eighteen months in we hit injury and plateau. Why does this happen and how can you change your trajectory?

The Neglected Training Mojo: Breath

Our need for oxygen is well established (duh). So what about athletes who are restricted in their breath due to structural compensations, and therefore are receiving sub-optimal cellular nutrition?

Non-Motorized Treadmill Performance Is a Dependable Indicator of Power

Power output can be difficult to assess, but a new study suggests the non-motorized treadmill may provide an accurate way to measure it.

Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 81 - Straight Into Squats

I missed Monday’s work due to some offsite training for work. So no bench press for the week. I went straight into squats on Wednesday for a short workout.

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