Training

In this week's Dear Coach question a reader who trains martial arts wants to know how he can look more like a UFC fighter. Is it about the supplements, or is it about the food and training?
What is the Functional Movement Screen? Why should athletes of all levels get it done? Learn more about this simple method of analyzing movement being used by more and more coaches.
Which method is best for gaining strength and building hypertrophy - linear or nonlinear periodization? New research examines 20 men and 4 lifts over the course of 12 weeks to determine the answer.
Having a sport as a passion can be captivating and rewarding. But there are costs to consider - time, money, relationships, and our own mental health. What are the hidden costs of training?
Training the competitive athlete requires different things than training the average fitness clientele. Zach Even-Esh details how he trains his wrestling and football teams.
Until fairly recently, "More is better" was my training mantra. But low-grade injuries and a thyroid-adrenal meltdown forced me to reconsider. Here are 5 ways I balance work, rest, and play.
How often do you just accept the status quo instead of pushing for something better? In jiu jitsu, as in life, sometimes we need to insist on our game.
Whatever your workout needs and desires - we've got your answers right here! Free workouts from the pros. Yoga, bodyweight workouts, CrossFit, martial arts, the list is endless!
Based on 3 decades of collegiate coaching experience, Tom Kelso breaks down the 8 types of athletes there are and what it truly takes to become a champion. A must-read for coaches and athletes alike.
Jon Goodman of the Personal Trainer Development Center gives 5 simple steps to hack your gym workout - workout more efficiently and get better results than anyone else you know.
Is your effort to be 100% "healthy" actually MORE unhealthy for you in the long run? Find out why being more relaxed and shunning a little "health" can actually be better for you.
Injury is a fact of the grappler's life. But how should we handle it if WE are the reason a training partner gets injured?
What do they say - behind every silver lining is a dark cloud? They lived happily ever after, until the honeymoon period wore off? My first Athlete Journal entry.
Build your "training" muscles with these 10 must-read articles, containing tools and tips from the experts for becoming a better trainer and/or coach.
Why isn't Ingrid as sore as her teammates after a workout? What is she doing to recovery faster and stay healthier? Read to find out a couple simple steps she takes that make a huge difference.
Hear from one of the originals what it was like to train CrossFit in the early days, what the evolution has been like, and where she is headed next.
It's competition season for grapplers, and I am getting ready for several upcoming tournaments. In the coming weeks, I'm going to write about my preparation - come along for the ride!