competitions

Looking back from my current stage of life, much has now changed for youth weightlifters.
No fighter can get lucky 46 times in a row, no matter who he or she fights. So what makes Mayweather so different?
You’d be surprised what you can learn about yourself, and about others, on race day.
The road to the 2014 Games was different than in previous years, with the addition of the Masters Qualifier, a new training mindset, and being a year older.
This week's collection addresses topics relevant not just for athletes, but for all of us who live in a world with both failure and success.
Schools insist on equality of result. No one fails and no one's self-esteem is damaged - and no one is prepared for real life.
Researchers found athletes have much greater mental toughness than non-athletes, particularly when it comes to hope and perseverance.
The BJJ game is changing in ways being missed by many in the community. Are you keeping up?
You can never be too conditioned, too strong, or too fit for an event, cert, or seminar.
Willpower is the ability to regulate your actions, to direct yourself to achieve goals, and to overcome obstacles.
My first tournament of the year didn't go quite as well as I had hoped. But I still enjoyed it and am happy that competition season is in full swing!
History remembers Jackie Robinson at the man who broke through, but to be fair, it was Branch Rickey who was the visionary. CrossFit, Inc. had such a chance to be visionary, but they played it safe.
Your position on the leaderboard and in your box is completely arbitrary, based on the huge variable that is everyone else. Why would you define yourself according to variables you cannot control?
The StrongFirst Tactical Strength Challenge is based on functional and varied exercises that challenge an athlete's strength and endurance. Are you signed up?
Strategy is an important factor in weightlifting competition. I've seen many times where a more skilled strategist has been able to defeat a stronger opponent merely by monitoring these factors.
While the Olympics might also seem over the top, one thing is also certain - the Olympics captivate our attention. They do so because the Olympics teach us many lessons about sport and life.
Would Michael Jordan have become so great if he weren’t dropped from his high school basketball team? What would have happened if he was kept on the team simply because he was entitled to it?