Breaking Muscle http://breakingmuscle.com/feed/rss en Use Olympic Weightlifting to Transform Strength Into Speed http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/use-olympic-weightlifting-to-transform-strength-into-speed <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/use-olympic-weightlifting-to-transform-strength-into-speed" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/olyliftingforspeed1.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Strength needs to be integrated into many other training modalities to have relevance. Olympic lifting transforms strength into speed. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>I am often asked, when should one use Olympic-style weightlifting exercises in the training of competitive athletes, especially at the high school and collegiate level? Should athletes be bigger, faster and stronger in order for them to survive? It&#39;s not a provocative question, or at least it does not mean to be.</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/use-olympic-weightlifting-to-transform-strength-into-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> developing power explosive strength Fitness olympic weightlifting powerlifting speed weightlifting Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:45:32 +0000 179061 at http://breakingmuscle.com Subversive Fitness: Day 283 Of 360 http://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-283-of-360 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-283-of-360" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/subversivefitnessgobletsquat.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Organization of movement, power, timing, and dexterity all play an equal part in the safe and heavy completion of either lift chosen today. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><h2>Day 283 Of 360</h2> <div class="box">Kettlebell high-pull + Goblet catch or sandbag shoulder: 5 x 5 @ as heavy as possible in each set</div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Rest as needed between sets, and intersperse movements as desired-if sufficient equipment is available, there is great value to a few rounds of each. Each set should be difficult, violent, and feature sound positioning throughout.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-283-of-360" target="_blank">read more</a></p> airdyne dumbbell exercise technique kettlebells mace physical strength and conditioning Subversive Fitness Wolf Brigade Workouts Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:43:57 +0000 178896 at http://breakingmuscle.com Assess and Correct Leg Dominance http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/assess-and-correct-leg-dominance <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/assess-and-correct-leg-dominance" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/assesscorrectlegdominance1.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">For many of us life doesn’t always dictate lots of movement activities, leading the bodily asymmetry to grow. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Do you ever give much thought to whether you use your legs the same way</strong>? Or whether they feel the same way against the floor?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/assess-and-correct-leg-dominance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> asymmetry balance Fitness leg strength single leg deadlift single leg squat strength and conditioning Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:37:47 +0000 179026 at http://breakingmuscle.com 20 Ways to Prepare Poultry: Apple Chicken Marsala http://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/20-ways-to-prepare-poultry-apple-chicken-marsala <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/healthy-eating/20-ways-to-prepare-poultry-apple-chicken-marsala" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/applechickenmarsala.png" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">This comforting and flavorful chicken dish is great for clean eating or entertaining. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a mealtime staple for athletes as well as in many healthy eating households. Falling back on the same old recipes starts to become mundane and a little too routine.</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/20-ways-to-prepare-poultry-apple-chicken-marsala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 20 Days of Poultry clean eating meal planning meal prep protein recipe Healthy Eating Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:57:02 +0000 179011 at http://breakingmuscle.com Density Training for Fat Loss http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/density-training-for-fat-loss <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/density-training-for-fat-loss" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/densitytrainingforfatloss.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">The ideal approach for most people's goals is to get the most work done in the smallest amount of time. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/201708/densitytraining.jpg" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/density-training-for-fat-loss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> body composition density training efficiency fat loss Fitness hypertrophy superset time crunch Wed, 17 Jan 2018 20:50:23 +0000 176406 at http://breakingmuscle.com Subversive Fitness: Day 282 Of 360 http://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-282-of-360 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-282-of-360" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/subversivefitnessbacksquatday.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">The mindset must be addressed and in place before the physical skillset is practiced. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><h2>Day 282 Of 360</h2> <div class="box">Deadlift: 5 x 5 @ (up to) 75% of 2RM</div> <div class="box">1 x 10 @ 60% (use double overhand grip)</div> <div class="box">1 x 20 @ BW (using single kettlebell)</div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as &ldquo;1 x 10&Prime;, it always refers to &ldquo;Sets&rdquo; x &ldquo;Reps&rdquo;.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Reminder: Position and execution always govern weight.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-282-of-360" target="_blank">read more</a></p> airdyne dumbbell exercise technique kettlebells mace physical strength and conditioning Subversive Fitness Wolf Brigade Workouts Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:43:39 +0000 178891 at http://breakingmuscle.com How Do You Take Your Vitamins? http://breakingmuscle.com/reviews/how-do-you-take-your-vitamins <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/reviews/how-do-you-take-your-vitamins" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/nutraglowreviewheadline.png" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Boost your body fat control and your overall health with these under-tongue absorption drops by NutraGlow. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>NutraGlow is a supplemental company that consists of two products: <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Super-Vitamin-Sublingual-Supplement-Potency/dp/B0732BWVWL" target="_blank">Super B and Super Lean</a>. Super B is designed to promote overall balance in the body while boosting energy. Super Lean is designed to assist in healthy weight loss.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/reviews/how-do-you-take-your-vitamins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> daily practice green tea healthy eating review supplements vitamin b Reviews Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:54:28 +0000 179021 at http://breakingmuscle.com 20 Ways to Prepare Poultry: Chicken Posole http://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/20-ways-to-prepare-poultry-chicken-posole <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/healthy-eating/20-ways-to-prepare-poultry-chicken-posole" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/chickenposoleheadline.png" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Chicken posole remains true to the flavors of the Aztecan meal combining garlic, onion, peppers, and of course, hominy. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a mealtime staple for athletes as well as in many healthy eating households. Falling back on the same old recipes starts to become mundane and a little too routine.</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/20-ways-to-prepare-poultry-chicken-posole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 20 Days of Poultry family fitness meal planning nutrition protein recipe Healthy Eating Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:52:05 +0000 179006 at http://breakingmuscle.com A Blood Flow Restriction Training Primer http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/a-blood-flow-restriction-training-primer <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/a-blood-flow-restriction-training-primer" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/occlussiontrainingorbfr.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Occlusion training advocacy goes back to the 1960s. Today, we understand and appreciate its efficacy much more than we ever did. Here's why. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><div class="media_embed" height="360px" width="640px"><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360px" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/251328407" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="640px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/a-blood-flow-restriction-training-primer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> angionegenis blood flow restriction training Fitness occlusion training Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:14:22 +0000 179031 at http://breakingmuscle.com Subversive Fitness: Day 281 Of 360 http://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-281-of-360 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-281-of-360" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201801/subversivefitnessshortswingkb.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Today, weight is a distant second to position and execution- if designated weight detracts from near-perfect execution, adjust at least one interval down and continue. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><h2>Day 281 Of 360</h2> <div class="box">Full-range high pull:</div> <div class="box">4 x 5 @ as heavy as possible in each set</div> <div class="box">1 x 15 @ 50% of heaviest 5-rep from above</div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Rest as needed between sets. If the set of 5 requires interruption, adjust as little as needed to complete next set uninterrupted. When the scheme is listed as &ldquo;4 x 5&Prime;, it always refers to &ldquo;Sets&rdquo; x &ldquo;Reps&rdquo;. Reminder: Position and range of motion always govern weight, and overhead is not a relative position</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Then:</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-281-of-360" target="_blank">read more</a></p> airdyne dumbbell exercise technique kettlebells mace physical strength and conditioning Subversive Fitness Wolf Brigade Workouts Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:43:19 +0000 178886 at http://breakingmuscle.com