Trainers & Coaches
Giving the RAD Roller the Strongman Test
Being a professional performing strongman, aches and pains are part of life. Fortunately, there is a product that can help bring pain relief to a hurting body.
How the Leopard Got So Supple
As aches and pains accumulate, it seems everyone's hoping to become a little more “supple.”
You Don't Need More Training, You Need More Recovery
If you make the rookie mistake of just worrying about the training aspect, then you will never progress.
Throwing Away My Foam Roller: Smart Strength With Charles Staley
Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.
Foam Roller vs. PNF Purgatory: Which One Will Save You?
Is all that time on the foam roller actually working? A recent study compared foam rolling to PNF stretching.
Repeat After Me: There Is No Such Thing as Overtraining
Training is the easy part. What happens the other 22 hours of the day is where the battle will be won or lost.
RAD Muscle Flushing Kit (Product Review)
These massage tools are two of my favorite products for alleviating stress in the neck, back, and legs.
How to Erase Shoulder Pain With Self-Myofascial Release
These five simple lacrosse ball exercises will get your shoulders feeling top-notch.
5 Training Device Hacks to Save You Cash
These homemade devices can save your hard-earned money while allowing you train effectively.
The Top 10 Mobility Articles of 2014
These articles questioned existing mobility trends and showcased new methods you might not have heard of.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Epitomie Fitness Foam Roller (Product Review)
This foam roller is affordable and portable with a unique honeycomb pattern.
RAD Roller (Product Review)
In my long struggle with back, neck, and shoulder pain, I've tried many self-massage products. The RAD Roller is the best.
Top 10 Mobility Articles of 2013
Whether you're a powerlifter, martial artist, or CrossFit athlete, you can probably use a little help with mobility. These articles cover everything from screening, to squats, to foam rollers.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Yoga Tune Up Therapy Balls vs. Lacrosse Balls vs. Foam Rollers
I am frequently asked how the therapy balls differ from lacrosse balls or foam rollers, the two other most prevalent self-care tools. Let the debate begin!
Science Says Foam Rolling Increases ROM and Does Not Decrease Strength
New research shows foam rolling can dramatically increase range of motion, without decreasing the strength of an athlete. There's really no reason not to get on that foam roller or lacrosse ball now.
What Is a Foam Roller, How Do I Use It, and Why Does It Hurt?
So you've got a foam roller, but do you know how to use it? Do you know what it's actually doing and why it hurts? Here's some info on how to do self-myofascial release (that's what it's called).
Breaking Muscle Video - Self-Applied Acupressure for Neck and Back Relief
A simple technique for using the dreaded lacrosse balls (or tennis balls if you want something softer) to relieve tension in your back and neck.
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