I was skeptical of a raw pregnancy diet at first. Can a raw diet provide all the nutrients that mom and baby need? As a mom myself I was curious, so I did some studying.
Who doesn't love an freezing cold ice bath? While athletes may not love them, they DO love the benefits. Find out three ways cold therapy can improve your performance.
When most people work a heavy bag they hit it WAY too hard, resulting in injuries to the shoulders and body, rather than getting good practice.
I will think of every excuse in the book to avoid a workout. It’s a battle I believe we all face. Here’s a few tricks I pull on myself to try to avoid the lack of motivation pitfall.
Have you read about the magic chia seeds the Tarahumara Indians eat before running hundreds of miles? Find out what chia seeds are and how you can incorporate them into your nutrition.
We all know the phrase, "Wax on. Wax off." But have you really THOUGHT about what it means? In terms of your own training and the patience required? The Karate Kid had it right.
It seems impossible that The City of Angels, where we act like cars are the angels, would ever allow ten miles of streets to be completely free of cars for five hours on a Sunday afternoon.
Ingrid goes swimming! Find out Ingrid's experience of combing swimming into a CrossFit workout and what she sees as the most common swim technique mistakes.
Based on 3 decades of collegiate coaching experience, Tom Kelso breaks down the 8 types of athletes there are and what it truly takes to become a champion. A must-read for coaches and athletes alike.
One of the most common martial arts injuries is cervical strain or sprain - meaning a sore, tight, or injured neck. Here are three simple ways you can help yourself heal.
For Gwen Sisto not weightlifting has never been an option. From aerospace engineering, to MIT, to motherhood, Gwen has met all her challenges head on, and with a few weightlifting medals, too.
Michael details how the CrossFit Central crew uses the infamous "1x20 Back Squat" exercise to increase both their mental and physical strength. Squat, breathe, squat, breathe.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. Hot topics this week include coaching/training tips, Athlete Journals, recovery, and YogaToes!
Whether for a promotion or a gold medal, sometimes we must compete against friends. How do you keep mutual respect for each other while still respecting the competition?
Some of the best we have on the subject of martial arts, covering ALL different facets - nutrition, ego, technique, conditioning, competition, and more from our experts and black belts.
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Who in the world can deadlift 440lbs for 37 reps? Chris Duffin, that's who. Check out this crazy video of one STRONG man.
Ever wish you could just ask your favorite coaches a question and get a personalized answer? Well, now you can here on Breaking Muscle! The coaching/writing staff wants your questions!
From Lara Merriken's kitchen in 2000 to just about everywhere today, it's been quite a journey for the tasty little LARABAR. I was lucky enough to recently try a couple of the newest flavors.
As an endurance athlete how do you balance volume and intensity in your training? Should you run longer or run faster? Science says 10x the volume means 10% performance increase.
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