The 10 Best Sports Bras for Large Breasts

Unfortunately, the bounce factor for bustier women can be an exercise deterrent. Who wants to go for a run or knock out burpees when every hop, skip, and jump leads to pure pain? In...

Despite the growing evidence against supplements making brain/ memory improvement claims, sales keep growing

___ Why you shouldn’t bother with memory or brain health supplements (Consumer Reports): “The signs of memory loss can be bewildering and scary: misplaced keys, a forgotten street name, that task you suddenly can’t remember. It’s no...

Snakes, fear, and my primal brain

It was a hot hot Friday afternoon three weeks ago when I stepped out my front door to find the fella to the right sunning himself on my front deck. I live in Sydney...

The JuggLife | John Broz

John Broz is a walking encyclopedia of Weightlifting history, as well as producing some of the strongest lifters in America. Today, he joins us for a new episode of The JuggLife. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UX4QWcxZ1kE]

This is your brain on knitting

    I’m super excited to share this new art-science initiative that I’ve helped get up and running here in Sydney. One of the BEST things to come out of writing this blog has been the...

Busting a Squat Barrier: an Excerpt from The Search for Greatness

What follows is an excerpt from StrongFirst’s latest publication, The Search for Greatness by Dr. Judd Biasiotto. The fact that I couldn’t push my squat above the 440-pound barrier drove me crazy. Even my coach got...

5 Quick Tips To Enhance Coach-Athlete Communication

Today, I have a guest post from Brett Bartholomew, an outstanding strength and conditioning coach who has taken a huge interest in the art of "getting through" to athletes. I find the motivation aspect...

Development of the electric brain. Interview with my favourite neuroscientist Dr Matt Grubb

Meet Dr Matt Grubb. He’s one of my all-time favourite neuroscientists. Matt and I met in Oxford. We did our PhDs in the same lab, went to the same college, played in the same...

A nap to recap. How daytime sleep improves recall.

A nap to recap. How daytime sleep improves recall. In case you missed that time I did a TEDx talk on this very topic earlier this year. Click here to watch ‘Indulge Your Neurobiology’. This news...

Rubik’s Get-Up

When I first learned to perform a get-up, I was unsure of its purpose. It seemed almost like a series of random movements, ultimately resulting in getting off the floor. Of course, being able...