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5 Things I Wish I Could Tell Every Gym-Goer

I've been training for over 20 years. I've worked professionally in the fitness industry for nearly as long. Over that time, I've been in a lot ...

Why a Hard Workout Isn't Always a Good Workout

We live in a society that often equates "more" with "better." Going overboard is engrained in American culture, and our approach to fitness is no d...

Why 'Autoregulation' Is Your Easiest Path to Better Workout Recovery

Although not as exciting as the latest training program or nutrition strategy, recovery is a pivotal part of athletic development. Overtraining, under...

How to Safely Return to Training After an Injury

return to training As athletes, most of us are going to experience that universal unpleasant inevitability: injury. Sure, there are those few...

3 Unconventional Training Goals You Should Set This Year

3 Training Goals YOU should Make in 2016 Lee Boyce I don't like New Year's Resolutions. The turn of the year usually results in some of the most drastic...

'Spartan Up!' by Joe De Sena Shows How to Overcome Obstacles in Sports and Life

Joe De Sena, the CEO and c0-founder of the popular Spartan Race, has written a book beneficial to athletes and anyone else looking to transform them...

Make Goals, Not Deals

We all know athletes who can just show up and perform well. A runner/cyclist friend of mine is one of them. He's skilled enough to compete in basi...

Reach Your Potential With Goal-Setting Techniques

Are you confused about how to focus your training to achieve results? You know that setting goals, a popular sport psychology practice, is used by h...

New Foot Locker/adidas Commercial for the adiZero Crazy Light: "The Difference"

Foot Locker and adidas have teamed up to produce a new commercial, called "The Difference." The 30-second spot—featuring 5-time NBA All-Star Dwight ...

Are Your Goals SMART Enough?

Want to achieve the impossible? Take the first step by setting the right kind of goals. Jessica Mohler, sport psychologist at the U.S. Naval Academ...

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