3 Quick Recovery Tips for Muscle Pains and Strains

This latest video addresses some questions I have been getting about recovery techniques I use. In this video I go over foam rolling, VooDoo Flossing, and a super cool method that works well for me and relieves my muscle pains, tightness, and strains that I may experience from the rigors of training. Check out the […]

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Apples

Sweet potatoes are, as far as I’m concerned, one of the BEST non-protein foods an athlete can eat. I love baked sweet potatoes, and can eat them multiple times a week. But sometimes, I’m just over it. I love mashed potatoes too, but I know they don’t offer nearly as many vitamins. Plus, there’s the urge […]

Roasted Broccoli

Broccoli is one of my favorite veggies. Cruciferous veggies, or broccoli, kale, cabbage and cauliflower, are high in Vitamin C and fiber*, making them a great addition to your diet. They’re filling, and they’ll help you better digest all the meat and protein you consume. This recipe takes less than 5 minutes to prep, then […]

Why Every Athlete Should Own a Crockpot

Image source The slow cooker in our kitchen is one of the most valuable tools we have, in line with the blender and the grill pan. While the biggest, most obvious benefit of having a slow cooker is that it takes virtually no effort on your part to make dinner, there are tons of other reasons […]

Easy Turkey Breast in the Crockpot

With Thanksgiving coming up, the best of all holidays for weightlifters, I wanted to post a few recipes you can make to ensure a tasty holiday. Turkey Day is a feast…the bird, the stuffing, the potatoes, the pie…most celebrate with the exact same menu. My wife and I are hosting for the first time this […]

Avocado Spread

This article is by guest poster Josh Roslik. Check out all of Josh’s articles here. I’m pretty sure we all know, at this point, we should be getting “good fats” whatever-that-means, in our diets,  Avocado, near as I can figure it, fits the bill.  I put it in everything.  Salads (Cobb Salad, the manliest of […]

How to Squat Deeper with Band Stretches

We recently received a question about being able to get proper squat depth when working out. In order to respond in the best way The Strength Agenda created another video demonstrating some stretches incorporating bands. The purpose of stretching like this is to not only loosen up the muscles but to also open the joint capsules. By opening up […]