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We love emails from Breaking Muscle readers! Last week a reader inspired our meditation "Time Out" Challenge, this week another reader inspired this video about hotel room workouts and handstands.   Handstands can be a little scary, but the ...
EDITOR'S NOTE: Julie is one of two athletes we will be featuring as they train for their Ironman events. Julie is just beginning her five months of training for Ironman Canada.   Schedule of Endurance Sports Athlete Journals: Tuesdays - Julie Wa ...
Great - you read fitness blogs. It’s unfortunate, but you’re already more knowledgeable than most people in your gym. Give yourself a pat on the back, but know that simply reading the blog isn’t going to get you results. In fact, I&rsquo ...
Life is clearly a joke. As evidence, a new study from the University of Buffalo adds credence to the idea eating placenta could be good for you.   Yes. You read that correctly. But don't worry, I'm not going to argue you should start marinati ...
Photos provided by Danette "Dizzle" Rivera.   This is the first of a four part series about claiming a better connection to our food. It’s also an exploration on how fresh food has a powerful impact on our overall health and community ...
This three week cycle of powerlifting workouts is written by Christopher Duffin of Elite Performance Center and Top 10 Fitness Blog Kabuki Warrior, based on the methodology and philosophy of Mark Bell of the Super Training Gym:   Based on the article ...
Schedule of CrossFit Athlete Journals: Mondays - Ingrid Kantola Wednesdays - Travis Holley Sundays - Michael Winchester   Ingrid Kantola - Athlete Journal 4/9/12 (Read Ingrid's Bio here)   I traveled to Sacramento, California on Friday for a ...
Like most serious sport athletes, you’ll do whatever it takes to become successful. Because it’s important, you’ll find time, make time, and commit to practicing specific sport skills, team practice/strategy sessions, conditioning, stren ...
Sam Kressin of Embodiedstrength.com completes me. Hear me out on this one. I finished acupuncture school a year and a half before Sam did. Sam is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and I am a purple belt (Sam once armbarred me the exact same way seven ti ...
A. 4 Rounds 25 Russian Kettlebell Swings 15 Jump Squats 10 Kettlebell Pull Over Sit Ups 5 Push Ups   B. 3 Rounds 10 Single Leg Deadlift (right and left) 8 One Arm Row (right and left) 6 Halos (in each direction) Rest 30 seconds between rounds.   ...
This three week cycle of powerlifting workouts is written by Christopher Duffin of Elite Performance Center and Top 10 Fitness Blog Kabuki Warrior, based on the methodology and philosophy of Mark Bell of the Super Training Gym:   Based on the article ...
At Mark Bell’s gym, the Super Training Gym in Sacramento, California, everybody works hard. There are athletes of all different experience, strength, and age levels, but a willingness to work is the thing that gets you through the door and onto the ...
Schedule of CrossFit Athlete Journals: Mondays - Ingrid Kantola Wednesdays - Travis Holley Sundays - Michael Winchester   Michael Winchester - Athlete Journal 4/8/12 (Read Michael's Bio here)   Stay the Course   It happens every month i ...
Every Sunday we post the Sunday Seven - a recap of the week's seven most popular articles, so you don't miss out on ANYTHING. This week's articles cover the topics of squats, abs, speed training, CrossFit, mature athletes, and even the Highlan ...
Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a martial art; it contains elements of combat and self defense. Most people practice it in a sport context, but at its heart, it is about protecting yourself and, if necessary, doing injury to another person before that person can i ...
Did you read our review of YogaToes? While they look a bit like something you'd see while getting a pedicure, they actually do really amazing things for your feet.   YogaToes, made by YogaPro, are designed to help your feet recover from the unnat ...
Are you going to sit on the Internet and read all day, or are you going to go lift something heavy? How about let's do both? In honor of our featured coach Mark Bell and the joy of going heavier, we've put together a list of our best articles abou ...