Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week's most popular posts cover common training mistakes, reality TV, squatting more weight, overcoming CrossFit plateaus, fixing squats and deadlifts with bands, daily movement, and advice for vegan strength athletes!


We're human and not infallible. We all screw up from time to time. Here is a short list of what I believe are the common training transgressions.
If I could have one wish granted for Christmas it would be for "Biggest Loser" to be removed from television for good.
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.
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?
I prefer to fix common squat and deadlift problems with a loaded bar on my back or in my hands. You can use resistance bands to accomplish this, as long as you have a little imagination.
The vast majority of people who complain about their slow metabolisms don’t have a metabolism problem at all. They have a movement problem. A lack of movement, that is.
If the only thing standing between you and going vegan is the fear that your health or strength will suffer, then allow me to allay your fears. What should a vegan strength athlete eat?
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