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Two brand new studies indicate life-threatening diseases are strongly associated with the consumption of soft drinks. In one study diet soft drinks were linked to an increase in stroke, heart attack, and vascular death. In another study soft drinks were l ...
A. 5 Rounds 25 Walking Kettlebell Swings 15 Air Squats 10 Push Ups 5 1/2 Turkish Gets Ups on Each Side *Unweighted   B. 3x3 Turkish Get Ups   C. Tabata Snatch Alternating Arms Each Set   D. Awake and Evolve ...
The fitness world is full of percentages, metrics, and calculations we adhere to like cattle. Statistics we accept as gospel; change we fear as blasphemy.   Adding weight to the bar, dropping a percentage of body-fat, shaving a second off your 400m ...
Professional mixed martial arts fighters put their health and well-being at risk every day. Even the most scrupulous and seasoned practitioners may find themselves seriously injured by an errant knee or a mistimed shot, not to mention the beating they may ...
Our second week of workouts from kettlebell master Andrea DuCane!   To learn more about Andrea, read our feature interview: Part 1 - The Ageless Body Part 2 - Always a Student   These workouts are designed for the intermediate athlete; I am as ...
Most of us know a massage feels really good when your muscles are tight, tired, and sore. Now science tells us the reasons why and how massage not only feels good, but can actually help us heal inflamed and damaged muscles.   According to research co ...
Wouldn’t it be great to be a pro athlete? Surrounded by handlers giving you the exact right thing at the exact right time? Nowhere is this more evident than in endurance events. In a sample study done on Tour of Spain riders, researchers found that ...
Our second week of workouts from kettlebell master Andrea DuCane!   To learn more about Andrea, read our feature interview: Part 1 - The Ageless Body Part 2 - Always a Student   These workouts are designed for the intermediate athlete; I am as ...
In 2001 the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised its policy regarding children and strength training. Although the new policy discourages competitive weightlifting and bodybuilding in children,it also states, “…strength training progr ...
A. Time Trial Run or Row 1 Mile   B. 4 Rounds 30 Seconds Each Round Double Kettlebell Swings Double Kettlebell Cleans Double Kettlebell High Pull 1 Minute Rest   C. Tabata Handstand (holds at wall)   D. Awake and Evolve ...
Sometimes too much of a good thing can be, well, too much! Readers tell me occasionally they worry they've missed out on something here on Breaking Muscle because there's just so much good stuff be post every day.   So, from time to time I ...
Our second week of workouts from kettlebell master Andrea DuCane!   To learn more about Andrea, read our feature interview: Part 1 - The Ageless Body Part 2 - Always a Student   These workouts are designed for the intermediate athlete; I am assu ...
When I first started Olympic weightlifting, there were very few choices for weightlifting shoes. It was basically Adidas...or Adidas! And they were NOT cheap.   But now, in large part because of the explosion in the popularity of CrossFit (have I men ...
Training the “core” is purportedly vital if you want to do anything nowadays: being able to better perform household chores, improve athletic performance, own a rock-hard mid-section, and prevent injuries to name a few. Because the “core ...
It’s Valentine’s month, which most likely means that you have the opposite sex (or the same) on your mind. Ask most Americans how often they should be having sex at their age and the answer is usually somewhere around 10 to the third power of, ...
A. 3 Rounds of 30 Seconds of Kettlebell Swings *Heavy 10 Seconds of Rest 30 Seconds of Burpees 10 Seconds of Rest 30 seconds Kettlebell Deadlifts *Heavy 10 Seconds Rest   B.  3 Rounds of: 30 Seconds of Kettlebell Clean-Squat-Pres ...
Our second week of workouts from kettlebell master Andrea DuCane!   To learn more about Andrea, read our feature interview: Part 1 - The Ageless Body Part 2 - Always a Student   These workouts are designed for the intermediate athlete; I am assu ...