Joe Houk

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2 Programs to Build Up Your Pull Ups

<b>Some of the biggest smiles in training come after people achieve their first strict pull up.</b> People feel a great sense of accomplishment when they …

Genius

How to Stay Focused on Your Goals When You Are Worn Out

Stopping and starting so many times makes you never really make much progress. That's why learning a way to stay focused on your projects is quite …

Understanding the Center of Mass in Kettlebell Training

<i>by Brett Jones, Chief SFG</i><b>Mastering the dance of center of mass.</b> Who wouldn’t sign up for a class about that?With a thick handle and off-set center of …

45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

Training Plans

Using a Training Plan is a great way to set your goals, whether it is Crossfit, weightlifting or gymnastics! Our Training plan directory features …

7 Lies About Women's Fitness & Diet

Stop Getting Scammed, Start Getting Results<p>Women get lied to a lot. Corporations and marketers know that women are more inclined than men to take …

6 toxic relationship habits most people think are healthy

There's no class in high school on how to not be a s----- boyfriend or girlfriend.<p>Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, and maybe we read a few obscure love stories from the 19th century on how not to be.<p>But when it comes down to actually handling the nitty-gritty of …

Get It Together: 20 Habits You Need To Start This October

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Giuliana Guarna.</i><p>Pumpkin spice lattes, riding boots, and Halloween planning aren't the only things that fall brings into our lives. It also brings us the opportunity to breathe in the crisp autumn air and channel the energy of a new season into creating positive …

NHL Workout

8 Healthy Eating Rules That NFL Players Live By

Guys who play football for a living have realized what they put into their bodies drastically impacts their performance on the field. The days of …

Nutrition

A financial planner says the best strategy to grow your wealth is something you can start doing today

According to certified financial planner Neal Frankle, the best thing you can do to increase your net worth is something anyone can do — and something anyone can start doing today.<p>"The absolute best advice I can provide for anyone who wants to start growing their net worth is to automate their …

Prioritize Your Mobility

<b>Today I have an excellent guest post by Boston based strength coach, Matthew Ibrahim. I love pointing people in the direction of coaches in the</b> …

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A Navy SEAL shares 8 secrets to grit and resilience

The emerging science of grit and resilience is teaching us a lot about why some people redouble their efforts when the rest of us are heading for the door.<p>Research is great, but it's always nice to talk to someone who's been there firsthand, and to see how theory holds up against reality. So who …

10 of the most ridiculous abs exercises ever from 8-pack monster Ulisses

Bored of doing the same old sit-ups down at the gym?<p>Slugging your guts out doing crunches in a desperate effort to get anything that vaguely …

Workouts

These Are Andrew Carnegie's 10 Rules of Success

Andrew Carnegie arrived in the U.S. in 1848 with barely a dollar to his name. By 1901, he was the richest man in the world.<p>At the height of his …

Self-improvement

10 Biggest Organizing Mistakes We All Make

Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.<p>Even the best efforts are a waste without a proper plan.

The Number One Relationship Problem, According to Therapists

<b>What couples fight about behind closed doors -- and how to address it.</b><p><i>By Casey Lewis</i>, SELF<p><i>(Illustration: Donald Robertson)</i><p>Studies have shown that sex and money are two of the leading causes for divorce, but statistics don't always tell the whole story. We reached out to a handful of top …

How to Instantly Stop Being Your Own Worst Enemy

Will things ever change?<p>Will a time ever come when you stop self-sabotaging? A time when you, once and for all, become your greatest self and live …

Self-help

How to Automate Your Finances and Save Money, Explained in One Graphic

Personal finance is simple, but it isn’t easy. Our greedy brains try to fight us every step of the way—which is why automating your finances is such …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos18 hours agoView More<p>Don't Miss!<p>Amazon …

Red Carpet

A Scientific Solution to (Finally) Stop Muscle Cramps

You’d think that after completing 13 Ironman Triathlons, running across the country in 14 days as part of a nine-member relay team, and clocking a sub-three-hour marathon, Casey Boren would have his training and race-day nutrition and hydration strategy dialed. But throughout his endurance-sports …

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Nutrition

Improve Your Grip

Between the ergo rower, pull-up bar and Olympic barbell, chances are good that grip was a key player in your last Workout of the Day. Not that you …

Workouts

Build Size. Build Mass. Stay Functional.

Yes, training for aesthetic purposes is important. Anyone who says he or she isn’t interested in looking good is a liar. That said, building real, …

Try This DIY Foot Reflexology Before Bed For The Best Sleep Ever

I'm in!<p>A good night’s sleep? Do you even remember what that feels like?<p>advertisement - learn more<p>When my partner and I agreed to move into a newly …

The Small Business Guide to Creating a Perfect Logo

Your logo is not just a picture; it's your brand's identity. Used in virtually all marketing materials, from your website and business cards to advertisements and social media, it plays a prominent role not only in people remembering your brand, but how they perceive the value of it.<p>If you want to …

9 Things Professional Organizers Do Every Day

There's a reason they never lose their keys.<p>We're not sure if organizing pros are born or made, but good news: Tova Weinstock (aka "Tidy Tova") bets on the latter. The professional organizer says that anyone can make a few tiny changes to their everyday routine to get (and keep) their house in …

Mobility for People Who Hate Doing Mobility

Let me start this pile of words off with two things...<p>1. I hate mobility work. When I get to the gym, I want to lift, not roll around on a bunch of …