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EDITOR'S NOTE: 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! Holley's journal will be posted every Frid ...
In 2011, my body disintegrated, and I'm a better man for it. Highlights of my 41st year included tendonitis in my left elbow, shoulder surgery to fix a right shoulder superior labral tear from anterior to posterior (SLAP tear), and a second surgery to ...
  A. 5 Rounds  5 Push Ups Close Grip Style 10 Walking Lunges on Each Leg (for total of 20 lunges) 20 Box Jumps   B. 4 Rounds 30 Seconds of Handstand Hold at Wall 15 Dragon Flags or V Ups *Rest 45-60 Seconds Betwee ...
Ever since man stopped struggling to survive and got to the point where there was enough leisure time in the day to play games, man has been trying to find an edge. From bull testicles to arsenic, and more recently steroids and EPO, as competitors we will ...
The fitness world is pretty hip to the use of protein, but The University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada has been doing extensive research on the protein known as lactoferrin, which is being used in a different manner than what we may be used to. Lactoferr ...
EDITOR'S NOTE: Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world-class grappler Valerie Worthington. Follow Valerie as she trains and competes in various events over the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition season. Val's journal will be posted every Thursday. ...
  I thought I had learned my lesson when Jawbone's highly anticipated Up activity bracelet crashed and burned a horrible death last year. My affair with the plastic bling lasted all of one week until I, and all early adopters, discovered that th ...
Barefoot running, zero drops, negative heels, foot gloves, sandals or moccasins, these are some of the current trends in the running and fitness world. There is a growing consciousness around the long forgotten feet and their important role they play in o ...
Welcome to the RKC Kettlebell workout from coach Dini Leopoldo. Two new workouts are posted each week - on Tuesday and Thursday - and can be done on any day you have available. Make sure you warm up adequately before starting any of these workouts!   ...
You may have seen her on MTV's True Life or you may have heard of her brother, New York Jet Nick Mangold, but Holley Mangold is a woman unto herself. As an athlete, Holley has been carving her own path for a long time, and starting this week you'l ...
Every Sunday our coaches answer YOUR questions! Have a question and you want to know what the experts have to say? Email us at dearcoach@breakingmuscle.com.   And don't forget "Dear Willow." Our resident yoga expert, Willow Ryan, is her ...
Schedule of CrossFit Athlete Journals: Mondays - Ingrid Kantola Wednesdays - Travis Holley Sundays - Michael Winchester   Travis Holley - Athlete Journal 5/2/12 (Read Travis's Bio here or visit him at Strictly Strength)   For my fifth entry ...
    You train for a reason. Whether that reason is to increase your strength, improve your endurance, enhance your flexibility, or simply just “to look good naked,” the key to reaching your goal has a lot to do with how you fuel your ...
Caffeine is the most widely used drug in the world. It’s cheap, legal, and socially acceptable. In the United States ninety percent of adults consume caffeine on a regular basis. More than thirty percent of all U.S. adolescents use energy drinks to ...
A. Tabata Mash Up Sprint Row or Run Janda Sit Up   B. 5 x 3 Pull Ups (or pull up progressions using bands or weights as needed)   C. Tabata Mash Up Sprint Row or Run Side Plank Holds   D. Awake and Evolve ...
Welcome to our second week of workouts designed by Zach Even-Esh, leader of the Underground Strength Nation. Zach's workouts are all about hard core, old school strength and conditioning. Over the course of four weeks you will do everything from kettl ...
Rolling out after a workout is good for ALL parts of the body and there are some really good foam rollers on the market. In Brazilian jiu jitsu rolling out your neck, in particular, can make a big difference. In this video I show you a great new tool from ...