A. 4 Rounds 30 Seconds Kimura Sit Up 30 Seconds Burpees   B. 4 Rounds 1 Minute Double Unders or Single Jump Rope 1 Minute Kettlebell Swings 1 Minute Box Jumps 1 Minute of Kettlebell Push Press (from center rack) 1 Minute of Rest   ...
One of many concepts that has a specific meaning in grappling but a complementary and related meaning in life is balance. We need to be able to balance in order to grapple effectively. If we have balance, we are poised to execute effective moves and impos ...
In the eighth grade I decided to make my friends plates of Christmas cookies. Being the overachiever I am, just one type of cookie would not do. Neither would two, or three. My list of Christmas cookies was at least twelve cookies long. My sister can prob ...
This is our first week of programming from featured coach John Farr. John coaches Olympic weightlifting, is a professor of physiology, a champion weightlifter in his age and weight class, and spent many years as a strength and conditioning coach at UCLA. ...
We know how hard it is to holiday shop, so we thought we would help you out with ideas AND let you get to know all of us at BreakingMuscle.com a bit better. We asked our writers, featured coaches, and guest contributors if they could pick ANY 10 fitness/s ...
There is no way in January of 2010 I would have written on my annual goal list, “Move to Portland, Oregon.” In fact in June of 2010 I signed a two-year lease on my apartment in Los Angeles. Within five months of that, I decided I was moving to ...
A. 4 Rounds 25 Walking Lunges in Rack (first side left second side right) 15 Push Ups   B. 2 Max Efforts Max Handstand Hold Against the Wall For Time   C. 5x5 Turkish Get Up   D. Awake and Evolve ...
This is our first week of programming from featured coach John Farr. John coaches Olympic weightlifting, is a professor of physiology, a champion weightlifter in his age and weight class, and spent many years as a strength and conditioning coach at UCLA. ...
The fitness industry is full of more lies, myths, and total B.S. than nearly any industry on the planet. Some of these myths are slowly going away, thanks to bastions of reason like Breaking Muscle. But, in most magazines, on the daily talk shows, and eve ...
What can your tongue tell you about your health? I don’t see a lot of pediatric patients for acupuncture, but when I do, I always look forward to asking the question that throws most new patients for a loop - especially those who are still at the ag ...
This is our first week of programming from featured coach John Farr. John coaches Olympic weightlifting, is a professor of physiology, a champion weightlifter in his age and weight class, and spent many years as a strength and conditioning coach at UCLA. ...
Many of you are familiar with the muscle-up when performed on the rings - taking yourself from a hanging position below the rings to being locked out above the rings, hands at your sides. It is a challenging movement for anyone who didn't grow up a gy ...
This workout is a combination of a bodyweight barbell challenge and VersaClimber conditioning. It is intended for advanced athletes who possess very high levels of both strength and conditioning. If you do not have access to a VersaClimber you can substit ...
A. 4 Rounds 5-10-15 Pull Ups Push Ups Air Squats   B. 4 Rounds 1 Minute Double Kettlebell Waiters Walk Right Side 30 Seconds Double Kettlebell Front Squat 1 Minute Double Kettlebell Waiters Walk Left Side 30 Seconds Double K ...
This is our first week of programming from featured coach John Farr. John coaches Olympic weightlifting, is a professor of physiology, a champion weightlifter in his age and weight class, and spent many years as a strength and conditioning coach at UCLA. ...
If you met John Farr, it might take you a little while to start hearing the tales from his varied background, but once you did you would start to realize the depth of life experience behind his coaching. Born in Australia, John grew up swimming, playing t ...
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has a built-in milestone system: the belt levels. Over the course of many years, practitioners progress from white through blue, purple, brown and black belts, and a very select few are able to accomplish and live long enough to earn a ...