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In a past article, The Right Way To Lose Fat: What To Eat, we addressed the nutrition component of sensible fat loss. A lot was presented such as low carb/high protein, high carb/low fat, micronutrient values, and glycemic levels, but all signs pointed ...
Okay, guys, let's take a second here and have a bit of a chat, will we?   When I say flexibility, what comes to mind? I bet the first thing that you think of is as strong as f**k, right? Not. That's because when people think of flexibility, ...
View this post on Instagram As a coach for the special needs population, you have to know when it's the right time to correct and when it's the right time to encourage (grace or accountability leadership principle) Brandon's trainer, Daniel, ...
Before the Great Lockdown, many of us refused to take time away from the gym. The forced absence might have been a blessing in disguise for you. At the very least, it will have forced you to take some rest and let nagging injuries heal.   It may al ...
  One of the great head slapping moments of the Great Pandemic has been reading social media posts from gym owners decrying how they don't get to open but bars do because, health.   No one should take medical advice from some who isn' ...
It's more important than ever to understand how to adapt your training to keep getting results.   With gyms closed globally, the question fitness fanatics keep asking is, "Can you still get results from doing home workouts?"   T ...
As I came to terms with the realities of being in lockdown I needed to come up with strategies to help my clients keep moving towards their goals. I decided to take the time at home as an opportunity to shed some body fat.   Obviously sensible diet ...
Amidst the reopening growing pains, most beginners will continue to participate in purchasing or researching online programs or fumble.   Personal trainers and or coaches who aren't sold on online coaching, take note. This article will be a dis ...
There is nothing more certain in life than the certainty of death. It's the great equalizer of the world, and it is blind - no matter if a person is rich or poor, healthy or unhealthy, good or bad, wise or ignorant, any sentient being that experienc ...
I believe that a few other people have had their say, and expressed their opinions about CrossFit's recent issues on these pages. As someone who enjoyed CrossFit when I first founded Breaking Muscle, and as someone who believes that you should be op ...
The prospect of returning to training in a gym again has become a reality for increasingly more people. Or, perhaps, you will be back within a few short weeks and are reflecting on your training and how to optimize it going forward.   One thing tha ...
  What Is Protein? Protein is primarily found in animal and dairy products. Protein enhances muscle mass, strength, endurance, muscle recovery, and power. Decreases inflammation and muscle protein breakdown.   First off, let’s talk ab ...
Let's call bullsh*t on the newfound belief in social justice sweeping through CrossFit affiliates. CrossFit's high school musical of dysfunction stopped being interesting years ago.   Many of the original enthuasiast have moved on or been c ...
Effective training plans are founded on layers of intricate planning, preparation, and implementation. It is not enough to simply throw a template program at a group of athletes and walk away in hopes that after eight weeks, they will somehow magically ...
An Open Letter to CrossFit My name is Greg Walsh. I began involvement with CrossFit in 2003, and was a member, trainer, and manager of CrossFit Long Beach until 2008 when I returned to my hometown of Rochester, NY.   In 2008 I began Wolf Brigade, a ...
Specificity is an overused training philosophy for most lifters. I know this is a controversial statement in strength training communities, but I'm still not sorry for saying it. It's the truth, and this quarantine is offering us a unique moment ...
By now, most people are aware of the backlash against Greg Glassman, CrossFit's founder and CEO, because of tone-deaf, insensitive, and dismissive remarks he has made about George Floyd's death and COVID-19.   We don't need to rehash al ...