The workouts are getting long, technical, and intense. Check out what a CrossFit Games athlete's workout schedule looks like just a couple weeks from the Games themselves.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week - great endurance training tips, Grace van der Byl, the kettlbell clean, and more!
Who doesn't love camp? You get to do fun things and make new friends. For the adult, female grapplers out there, you can STILL go to camp - Women's Grappling Camp.
What is that shaking that happens in yoga? Is it good to hold a pose for so long you shake? Willow gives us the answer this week, on a psychological and physical level.
Curious what Ingrid and CrossFit Central are doing so close to the CrossFit Games? The training is intense and high in volume - check out her journal!
Musician, mathematician, Zen meditator, and Olympic weightlifting coach - What doesn't this guy do? Don't miss these 9 articles by writer Nick Horton!
About Time started out making high-quality protein and now they've come out with a meal replacement bar. Does it make the grade? Read on to find out the details.
This week let's take a look at what "primal" fitness in the modern world can look like. Let's go on an outdoor adventure with Erwan Le Corre, founder of MovNat.
Week two of Charles Staley's training journal. Deadlifts, power snatches, and squats. Plus talk of intermittent fasting and an upcoming competition.
Holley continues to train hard at the Olympic Training Center, despite the wildfires surrounding the area. Plus, this week she splurged for the first time ever and bought herself something!
At times I've worked with fighters and grapplers who need to put on weight due to their desired competition weight class. This is the program I used to put muscle on them with kettlebells.
We have four new coaches here at Breaking Muscle - a literal world-class line up: Bob Takano, Charles Staley, Hannah Caldas, and Jon Kolaska.
We may not be motivated by the desire to demonstrate leadership qualities when we become the arbiters of our own, most authentic lives, but we kind of can’t help it, it seems.
When most people hear about chakras, they simpley wonder, “How are chakras relevant to me?” Here is a modern day approach to their relevance in life.
Wall ball is one of the staple exercises in CrossFit. It's also one of the most hated. This week let's go over the movement basics. When we break it down, it's not so bad. Really.
New research looks at beta-alanine supplementation and it's positive effects on muscular endurance. Results look promising for it being a simple way to increase endurance.
Check out this short video of a new lifter snatching with 104 kg. If you watch carefully, you'll see his mistake - which Bob Takano calls "the dirty bop."
It's heating up in Austin. Both literally in terms of temperature and figuratively as CrossFit Central has only 18 days left until they compete in the CrossFit Games.
Forget your personal trainer. If you want to observe the basics of human movement, go play with a baby for a couple hours. You might learn a thing or two.
We hear so much about the kettlebell swing and the eye-catching get up, but what about the kettlebell clean? Turns out it's a fantastic movement for athletes of just about any sport.
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