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Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

Tip: Tap Out to Win

Want to develop grit and resolve? Tap out, learn something, then get right back in there and fight again.

Tip: The High Performance Mindset

The best athletes have trained their brains to deflect fear and anxiety. You can to. Here's how.

Tip: Shark Habits and Pirate Maps

Use these two tools to increase discipline, boost mental toughness, and get more done.

The 6 Stages of Transformation

How does a person go from couch potato to shredded beast? In 6 behavioral stages. What stage are you in? Will you make it to the final stage?

Top 10 Ways to Build Mental Toughness

We asked our coaches and experts for their best mental toughness tips. Pick the one that speaks to you and get to work.

Merry Christmas, Bob

Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

Tip: Step Up and Compete

Studies show how competition allows you to achieve things you couldn't have otherwise. Check this out.

Tip: The Power of Urgency and Accountability

You need to feel the pressure to find your true potential. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Two Truths About Training

To stay motivated in the gym, you need to know the truth about training and making progress. In fact, you need to know two truths.

Tip: The Biggest Clown in the Gym

Are you a micro-repper? Don't be. Everyone is laughing at you.

Tip: Don't Be a Gym Marker

It's inconsiderate and everyone thinks you're a wanker. Here's why.

Tip: When Life Gets Hard, Work Hard

Successful lifters find comfort in discipline. Here's what you can learn from them.

Tip: Own Your Performance

You can learn a lot about life from a strongman competitor, like this important lesson. Check it out.

Tip: Change Your Damn Attitude

This no-holds-barred advice for powerlifters also applies to anyone who wants to lift heavy and get better. Check it out.

Tip: Build Yourself Up, Don't Tear Others Down

Here's an easy way to spot a real jerk (in the gym or out) and avoid becoming one yourself.

An Open Letter to CrossFit HQ

A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.

The Best Predictor of Success

A super tribe of Africans has learned the secret to athletic success. Can we duplicate the effects of their barbaric methods?

Tip: Drop the "Body Love" Nonsense

Put in the effort and seek the results, but don't get sucked into this politically correct movement. Here's why.

4 Politically Correct Fitness Lies

Let's cut the crap and talk about how touchy-feely fitness advice actually works the opposite of how people expect. Consider this your trigger warning.

4 Biggest Lies of The Biggest Loser

It's a show about fitness that keeps people dumb and in the dark about getting fit. Here's the big fat truth about The Biggest Loser.

4 Things You Can Learn from Strongmen

Strongman competitions are a lot like life. You need to be tough mentally and physically. Check out these lessons from the trenches.

Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.

Tip: Adopt the "Average Sucks" Mindset

Stop saying you're in a maintenance phase. It only leads to slow regression. Here's why and how to fix it.

Tip: Shut Up About Your Goals

Studies show that telling others about your goals makes you less likely to achieve them. Here's why, plus a better method.