Welcome to the Athlete Journal of Olympic weightlifter Holley Mangold. Holley is part of Team USA headed to London this summer. Follow her journey here as she trains for the 2012 Olympics!
41 was a rough year full of injuries and surgeries, but now that I'm on the other side I'm a more balanced person. Learn how I recovered and the essential lessons I learned along the way.
Sports drinks are a huge industry - over $1.5 billion back in 2007. But what do you REALLY need to look for in a sports drink and how does it ACTUALLY help your body?
The fitness world is pretty hip to the use of protein, but researchers have found new and surprising uses for the protein lactoferrin. Increasing oxygen? Boosting the immune system?
When preparing for competition, today looks a lot like yesterday, and tomorrow will be more of the same. It’s the recipe for success, but it’s not exactly sexy.
Nike+ Fuelband, Fitbit Ultra, or old school pedometer? What are they good at and where do they fail? And better yet, do you NEED one? Read this review to get the low-down on pedometers.
Why go minimalist? I believe people are sick of injuries and over-priced footwear. There are things you need to think about, however, to make a healthy, lasting transition to minimalist running.
Olympian Holley Mangold will be journaling her training for the London Games every Friday here on Breaking Muscle. Don't miss out on how an Olympic weightlifter trains for the big games!
Another classic question from a reader: how should you eat to gain muscle and how best to track your improvements? The answer comes from powerlifting champion Coach Chris Duffin.
Travis' team earned a spot to the CrossFit Games, but it wasn't easy and they nearly didn't make it. Read his journal to experience the comeback story that was CrossFit Central!
Stephanie Greunke, nutrition expert, gives us the simple why and how behind good post workout nutrition. It's not that complicated and you really ought to be doing it.
Caffeine is the most widely used drug in the world. It’s cheap, legal, and socially acceptable. But what are the effects of energy drinks on our health and performance? Good or bad?
Rolling out after a workout is good for ALL parts of the body - in Brazilian jiu jitsu rolling out your neck can make a big difference. Watch to find out about a great tool!
13 NCAA titles, two top 10 finishes in Olympic trials, and three consecutive years as Women's World Champion in Highland Athletics - meet Adriane Wilson, a true champion.
It's been a long and torrid relationship. It's had ups and down, brilliant moments and dark periods. But, in the end, my love remains true, so I share my love letters to my snatch.
Feel like you could benefit from a detox, but horrified at the thought of fasting? I've failed every cleansing fast I've tried, but in the process learned this 6 much simpler ways to detox.
Our new RKC Kettlebell Workouts start this week - 2 new workouts every week from now on! Meet the coach behind the workouts, RKCII certified instructor Dini Leopoldo.
Ingrid gives a detailed wrap-up of her weekend at the CrossFit Games South Central Regional. She finished in 5th place - find out what went well and where she feels she can improve.
Everybody knows to take their fish oil at this point. But WHICH fish oil is the best? Read our review of one of the newest to hit the fish oil market - Pure Pharma Omega 3.
Awake & Evolve Workouts
Mature Athlete Workouts
Strength & Conditioning Workouts
Sport Specific Workouts