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Why I’m Discontinuing Flow

“The phoenix must burn to emerge.” – Janet Fitch As of about an hour ago, it’s no longer possible to buy Flow on flowathletics.com. If you come to Flow Athletics for the content on fitness, nutrition, mindset and technique; and you don’t know about Flow Neural Enhancer; you can still read about it on the […]


Your bro-fight-logic is no good here

4 Crappy Weight Cutting Strategies of Combat Athletes

This is a guest post by James Bee of JB Fitness Systems. James was introduced to me as a coach who’s all about the evidenced based approach to fitness, health, nutrition, competition and living the good life. After working with him on this article, I can honestly say – James knows his stuff and shares […]


Can Curcumin Help You Recover And Relax?

What is curcumin.. and how is it different from turmeric? To start things off I feel like it’s important to clear up some common confusion. Curcumin and turmeric are sometimes used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. Turmeric is a plant from the ginger family. Curcumin is a plant chemical found primarily in […]


About Creatine: 7 Myths That Just Won’t Die and 4 Unappreciated Truths

I Thought I’d Heard It All About Creatine… Until I started doing research for this post. That’s when I began stumbling onto article after article reporting that serial killer Elliot Rodger had become “hooked on creatine” and it’s rage inducing side effects. Digging deeper, I learned that the Daily Mail, the Mirror and others had […]


Eddy Gordo Capoeira Tekken

7 Unusual And Effective Ways To Warm Up For The Win

Or How To Improve Performance And Reduce Injuries. One of our most popular articles is Under-appreciated Traits of Combat Athletes. The big question the article asks: “can you get better, faster, by focusing on traits other athletes neglect?” The answer is resoundingly, yes! It’s the Pareto Principle in action. Focus on the 20% that will […]


Foam Rolling Station at Fall Classic

Beyond The Foam Roller: 11 Drills To Keep You Moving

While running a warm up area for the athletes playing in this year’s Fall Classic NYC (a charity bball game to support the Boys and Girls Club of America), foam rolling was far and away our most popular station. Funny enough, most everyone that used the rollers still wasn’t sure what it was they did. […]


Dirt Biking is a Skill

3 Steps To Be Awesome at Any Skill

In a recent interview with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Dan Faggella, I spoke about a 3 step process to mastering skills in BJJ and Wrestling. In this post, I want to take our 3 step process and apply it to quickly and systematically become awesome at any skill. You can see our interview (plus […]


Check This Shit Out With Some Guy Named Mehmet

Why Did John Oliver Put Dr. Oz On Blast?

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver had a go at medical shills and the supplement industry. And I couldn’t be happier. I’ve always hated over-the-top, miracle cure marketing, so I’m very happy to see John Oliver help expose this sham to a larger audience. I’m even happy about his rant on the supplement industry, because […]


Chris Algieri wins the WBO World Championship

Chris Algieri Awes Fans, Wins World Title

“AND THE NEW …” After announcing last week that pro boxer Chris Algieri joined the Flow Athletics Advisory Board, I’m even more excited to announce Chris’s newest title: WBO Junior Welterweight Champion of the World. This was no walk in the park for the undefeated fighter (20-0 boxing, 20-0 kickboxing) squaring off against the Siberian […]