Squatting and deadlifting are two of the most natural movements for the human body. We are pre-programmed to do these movements perfectly ...
|By: Joey De Los Reyes| You have great absolute strength, but does this mean you are the strongest person in the room?
Guest post by Leo Babauta When I reflect back on how much happier I am these days compared to my life ...
| By Samantha Gladish | Simple, fast and full of healthy protein, meatballs are a perfect weeknight meal. The best part is, you get leftovers! I highly recommend spending the extra money on good quality antibiotic and hormone free turkey, as well as sourcing out a good quality organic parmigiano [...]
When performed correctly, the deadlift will make you insanely strong, build a wall of muscle from your traps down to your hamstrings, and enhance your performance in all kinds of sports.
Guest Post by Gary Reinl Learn why you need to stop icing injuries if you want to recover faster!
Coach G shows you his top 3 shoulder saving tips for fighters and throwing athletes.
Try this delicious, quick and easy Strong Athlete favourite recipe today!
Find out how Team Strong Athlete MMA Fighter Ashton Nemdhari dominated his opponent in an all out MMA war!
Check out Team Strong Athlete member Big Dave Reesor's most recent leg training session as he gears up for a raw powerlifting meet!
High Altitude training is not a new method - I’m sure you’ve heard about it many times before. Many athletes from a wide variety of sports (boxing, track & field, rowing etc.) base their pre-competition training camps in high-altitude locations like Big Bear California, Denver Colorado, or Albuquerque New Mexico. [...]
Ever wonder what it takes to develop an elite athlete? Find out in this special feature Olympic training program video!
|By Team Strong Athlete| Team Strong Athlete's Kate Mitchell swept the women's physique division at the OPA Cobourg Naturals. This was Kate's second victory in as many shows. Kate will compete next in Figure at the Ontario Championships on June 1st. Check out the photo gallery below: Team Strong [...]
| By Samantha Gladish | This is NOT your Mama's Meatloaf!!! It's Mini Meatloaf Masterpieces! Most people turn their noises to the thought of meatloaf but I can promise you this recipe will have you wanting more...and more...and more! These meaty protein-packed muffins are done in half the time of [...]
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has got to be the hardest working man in Hollywood these days. Strong-Athlete's all-time favorite WWE superstar and action hero has no less than four feature films debuting this year. The first, Snitch, which hit theaters in February, sees The Rock battling a drug cartel to save the [...]
| By Samantha Gladish | Turkey Tacos! The Perfect Super Bowl Party Grub! No one wants to slave in the kitchen during Super Bowl. This recipe will have you in and out of the kitchen in no time! It's easy to prepare, healthy and full of flavour! It also makes [...]
High Intensity Interval Training – Are You Doing It? Find out how this Strong Athlete Approved training style can deliver rapid results!
|By PK Mills| The UFC kicks off Super Bowl weekend with one of the most stacked fight cards in recent memory. Every matchup on the main card promises fireworks, and the undercard should be an evening to remember as well. Let's take a look at the matchups on the main card: Joseph [...]
|By: Big Jeff Pearce| You know the conversation, “Oh, you workout? How much do you bench press?” It’s a conversation that pops up all too often; people find out that you workout and all of a sudden they have to know how much you bench. It’s a barometer of [...]
|By: Nassim Jebran| It’s happened to us all at one point in our lifting careers; you get aches, pains and you don't lift as much as you would like to and put yourself in a position where there is a serious risk for injury all by doing one thing: Squatting. [...]
| By Samantha Gladish | Chicken lovers rejoice! Here's a sophisticated twist on 'fried' chicken that you will love! White wine paired with dijon mustard creates an amazing coating for chicken that gives you a no fail moist chicken every time! Serve this dish with a large mixed green salad [...]
|By: Nicole Ettorre CAT(C), BAHSc (AT), BPhEd| Whether you are a weekend warrior or a highly competitive athlete, you have likely experienced or come in contact with someone who has suffered from some sort of knee pain. Knee injuries, especially to those who are physically active, have become increasingly [...]
It’s that time again. It’s a new year and there is no better time to set a new fitness goal for yourself and stick to it. To help you along the way, we've outlined a 5-step nutrition guide that we give to all first-time clients, no matter if they are just looking [...]
On Feb 2nd, 2013, at the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the UFC's most controversial heavyweight makes his Octagon return after serving a nine-month doping suspension. That's right folks, we're talking about Alistair Overeem, who in my eyes is the uncrowned UFC heavyweight champion. The [...]
|By Dr. Marco De Ciantis| Active Release Technique (ART®) is described as a “hands-on”, case-management system that is used by many conservative care practitioners (chiropractors, physiotherapists, and message therapists) that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, [...]
Meet undefeated Canadian welterweight Ryan Dickson, a rising Canadian star who's been on a tear of late. In this Strong-Athlete short film, we profile Ryan and witness his latest victory at the Score Fighting Series in front of his home crowd in Hamilton. With more performances like this, it won't [...]
|By: Big Jeff Pearce| This fight preview is going to be a little bit different. There are a number of fantastic fights on this fight card, but I am going to focus on the one that this fight card is really all about: Mike Ricci vs. Colton Smith. More specifically, [...]
|By: Alex Carnall| Probably more common than any injury in my experience has been clients presenting with low-back pain. There are tons of “rules of thumb” expressed as common knowledge or coaching cues that hold no more than face validity and are actually hurting people instead of protecting them. Since [...]
Why did Manny Pacquiao get knocked out so badly against Marquez?? Listen here to Alex Ariza, Manny's strength and conditioning coach, talk about how Pacquiao is not putting in his time on the strength and conditioning for this fight. No matter how much skill you have or how many victories [...]
|By: Big Jeff Pearce| The best UFC on Fox card goes down this Saturday in Seattle and there isn’t a bad fight on this card. I know that I have fallen victim to hype before, but there is no way this isn’t going to be a great card. We [...]