Be a Fitness Extrovert
Don't shy away from publicizing your hard work in fear of making other people uncomfortable.
Find the Winning Edge: Believe You Are a Champion
A strong mind can make all of the difference between athletic success and failure.
Take the Power Away From "I Can Only"
When someone says, “I can’t,” I know where we stand. But I would permanently strike these three words from my clients’ vocabulary if I could.
The Real "Ideal" Body Type Is Up to You
I’m pretty sure what is really ideal has little to do with a big butt or ripped abs.
Eric C. Stevens
3 Reasons You Should Give Up Lifting Weight
Nothing worth having comes easy. To enjoy the benefits of lifting, you need to put in the work first.
6 Daily Practices for Learning to Love Your Body and Your Self
Through these practice I no longer stress about being perfect. Instead, I love my body for simply existing.
7 Ways to Build Real Self-Esteem in Youth Athletes
Our role as parents and coaches is to develop the athlete’s self-esteem not only as an athlete, but as a whole person.
How to Use EFT to Overcome Challenges in the Gym
Learn this little-known technique to overcome your psychological barriers to better physical performance in the gym.
10 Signs Your Scale Is Telling You Lies
It can be hard to accept you’re doing the right things, if the scale isn’t backing you up. Here’s a list of signs that you're on the right track, even if the scale isn’t budging.
Amy D. Hester
A Look at Our Love-Hate Relationship With Competition
Are you inspired or deflated by competition? Is it valuable or harmful? This week's we explore those questions in sport, business, and psyche.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
Why Loving Your Body Is Not Enough
In order for women (and men) to embrace their bodies, we need to look beyond accepting our physical appearance.
To the Class of 2014: Set Fear Aside and Follow Your Dreams
Graduation is an important milestone that will begin a new chapter of your life. Here's how to make the most of it.
"Sexy By Nature" (Book Review)
Stefani Ruper presents her unconventional approach to sexiness in this fun and informative book.
The Science Behind Why "I Think I Can" Actually Works
Your brain's number one priority is self-preservation. If it doesn’t function your body dies. So above all else, it prioritizes it's own protection.
Tips For Cultivating a Positive Body Image for Your Female Clients
As fitness professionals, we work with clients on a daily basis, and we are the first line of defense against perpetuating unrealistic expectations for our female clients.
Since I Was Nine, I've Hated My Thighs
I remember sitting in the back seat of the family car. It was 1985 and shorts were short then. I looked down at my thighs as they spread across the prickling fabric, as they expanded while at rest.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
Horton FAIL, Waxman SMASH: How Sean Waxman Helped Me See the Light
A few years ago I made a big mistake. I got a lot of attention, but at a big expense. And it was the Incredible Hulk Sean Waxman who helped set me straight.
Life: The Unknown and Unknowable at High Intensity - But Is It CrossFit?
This past week Reebok sent me to the Netherlands to compete in the Lowlands Throwdown. It was also the worst week of my life. Perhaps life is more like CrossFit than I realized.
Carla Nunes da Costa
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