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 … Read moreAbout Creatine: 7 Myths That Just Won’t Die and 4 Unappreciated Truths

7 Unusual And Effective Ways To Warm Up For The Win

Eddy Gordo Capoeira Tekken

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 … Read more7 Unusual And Effective Ways To Warm Up For The Win

Beyond The Foam Roller: 11 Drills To Keep You Moving

Foam Rolling Station at Fall Classic

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. … Read moreBeyond The Foam Roller: 11 Drills To Keep You Moving

What Should I Eat After Working Out? – 3 Tips

meal to eat after workout

Post workout feeding – can I have my chocolate milk? The meal you eat after working out is the most important meal for any athlete or active individual. There’s a short window (30-45 min) where your body is primed for nutrient re-uptake. This is when the body recovers and grows. If you miss the window, … Read moreWhat Should I Eat After Working Out? – 3 Tips

Eddie Bravo And Rickson Gracie Talk Muddy Waters

Rickson Gracie and Eddie Bravo

This video features rubber guard mastermind Eddie Bravo and Rickson Gracie, living vale-tudo (full-contact unarmed combat) legend with UFC commentator (and black belt under Eddie) Joe Rogan. It’s behind the scenes action from the Joe Rogan Experience #524 podcast. To the general public, Rickson’s probably the least well known of the three, but arguably the … Read moreEddie Bravo And Rickson Gracie Talk Muddy Waters

Prepare To Have The Best Training Sessions Of Your Life

Boxer Preparing for Training Session

You can’t just show up to a training session and expect to kill it every time. You’ve gotta get your mind right and prepare for your training sessions. You’ve gotta have a plan. So, let’s break down what it takes to prepare for training sessions. Here are the 3 pre-training steps you need to perform … Read morePrepare To Have The Best Training Sessions Of Your Life

3 Ways to Beat Anxiety In Competition

I’ve personally struggled a lot with pre-competition anxiety. To date, I’m the only NYU wrestler to qualify for the National Championships 3X. And yet, I never walked away with the coveted All-American plaque. My junior year was probably the worst, going 0-2 at the tournament, while guys I’d beaten before placed 3rd and 6th in … Read more3 Ways to Beat Anxiety In Competition

Why Did John Oliver Put Dr. Oz On Blast?

Check This Shit Out With Some Guy Named Mehmet

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 … Read moreWhy Did John Oliver Put Dr. Oz On Blast?

Chris Algieri Awes Fans, Wins World Title

Chris Algieri wins the WBO World Championship

“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 … Read moreChris Algieri Awes Fans, Wins World Title