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I’m a rower - on water and in the gym. I regularly watch rowers and trainers work out on their rowing machines with growing frustration. Why am I frustrated?   Because they could be getting much better scores if only they knew one key techniq ...
  Full disclosure: this isn't going to compare the Hydrow home rowing system to a Concept 2 rower, which is probably what most readers of Breaking Muscle are most familiar with.   They are two completely different systems and we will incl ...
With the amount of information we're exposed to, it"s easy to overcomplicate our training. When it comes to calisthenics, it appears to look unsafe because we see the end product from the best athletes, but calisthenics is for all levels.   ...
    Our guest is Andrew Coates. Andrew is a coach, writer, and podcast host. He works with athletes and gen-pop clients with a focus on education and enjoyment.   This means their training, diet, and lifestyle are sustainable for lo ...
If we learned anything from our time in quarantine when gyms were closed, we learned we could make do without a gym. We can train to get stronger and more fit in our living rooms, backyards, or garages without machines or even barbells.   We can us ...
  Our guest today is Tom Purvis. Tom competed as a bodybuilder, trained at Gold’s gym in the 90s with all the top pros, and educated other fitness professionals with RTS since 1997. He has a wealth of experience and is namechecked as a mento ...
“Maximise the recruitment of high-threshold muscle fibers, increase strength, muscle, and volume using this advanced training tactic.”   With the Covid-19 situation still a series of openings and lockdowns around the world it means tha ...
Vitamin D is often referenced as the sunshine vitamin since the vitamin's primary source is attained through sun exposure. Yet, many people are vitamin D deficient.   Vitamin D is a fat-soluble hormone that plays a critical role in bone health, ...
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and things are not looking good for the nation. People can become offended by the wording, but the facts don't change, fat is the new normal according to data from the Centers for Diesease Control and Pr ...
Discover supplements that benefit your specific needs with Supplement Advisor   The supplement industry sometimes seems like the wild wild west, where you’re left feeling like there are more questions than answers:   Should I take fish o ...
  Our guest today is Chris Peil. Chris is a sports rehabilitation expert who specializes in helping people get back to performing at their best after the medical community has tried and failed. His no-nonsense, logical straight-talking approach is ...
  Cody Haun is the epitome of a 21st-century strength scientists. As he ventures out on his own, leaving academia for private practice, he is set up to track, analyze, and assess every aspect of your training and nutrition.   In this episode, ...
Deadlifts with dumbbells or kettlebells are kind of pointless unless you’re doing single-leg variations. Wrong.   Do you ever try single-arm variation instead of single-leg? Two legs on the ground but just one bell, in one hand, held on the s ...
There’s strength in numbers. Never is this more true than when it comes to committing to working out.   It’s the reason people hire personal trainers or sign up for a bootcamp with a friend: Accountability. And what more convenient acco ...
  Jordan Shallow is a chiropractor, strength and conditioning coach, powerlifter, and educator. He's the co-founder of Pre-Script, which operates on the three pillars of mobility, stability, and strength.   In this episode:   Jordan ...
  Chris Barakat, MS, ATC, CISSN, is the founder of the School of Gainz and Competitive Breed. He is also a competitive natural bodybuilder, researcher, and educator who truly walks the talk.   In this episode, we discuss all things muscl ...
This uncomplicated exercise not only builds single-leg strength and coordination but also takes care of the instability of the hips that unavoidably creeps in after years of training heavy two-sided movements like squats and deadlifts.   We're ...