Breaking Muscle https://breakingmuscle.com/feed/rss en The Pain Free Guide to Motivation https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-pain-free-guide-to-motivation <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-pain-free-guide-to-motivation" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/painfreemotivation.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">A large majority of us—yes, even your coaches and fitness idols—have to dig up that motivation in any way we can. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/201807/painfreemotivation.jpg" /></p> <p class="rteright"><span style="font-size:14px">Photo by <a href="http://www.bevchildress.com/">Bev Childress</a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-pain-free-guide-to-motivation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> daily exercise Fitness fitness motivation goal formation mindset routine Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:09:25 +0000 181021 at https://breakingmuscle.com 5 Unique Push Up Variations to Increase Your Strength https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/5-unique-push-up-variations-to-increase-your-strength <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/5-unique-push-up-variations-to-increase-your-strength" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/glidepushup.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">Elevate your push ups with these training techniques. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>When it comes to any sensible strength training program it is hard to neglect adding in the almighty push up to produce a formula for developing strength and lean muscle gains. <strong>This dependable calisthenic has always been a staple for my programming and my athletes</strong>. There is a very good reason as to why you see the use of the push up throughout the military, fight gyms, and nearly every independently owned box gym around the globe.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/5-unique-push-up-variations-to-increase-your-strength" target="_blank">read more</a></p> arm strength core stability Fitness glide push up Hindu push up hypertrophy plank shoulder health walkout push up Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:02:04 +0000 181001 at https://breakingmuscle.com The Kettlebell 6 - Teach Yourself the Fundamentals https://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/the-kettlebell-6-teach-yourself-the-fundamentals <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/workouts/the-kettlebell-6-teach-yourself-the-fundamentals" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/kbswingtutorial.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">Learn the Swing, Clean, Press, Snatch, One Arm Swing and Turkish Get Up with in-depth video tutorials, tips, and skill-building exercises. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="media_embed" height="360px" width="640px"><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360px" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/276509435" width="640px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/the-kettlebell-6-teach-yourself-the-fundamentals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> kettlebell clean kettlebell press kettlebell snatch kettlebell swing kettlebell technique skill development Turkish get up tutorials videos Workouts Mon, 16 Jul 2018 02:59:42 +0000 180946 at https://breakingmuscle.com Grow or Decay: Determine Your Sustainable Fitness https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/grow-or-decay-determine-your-sustainable-fitness <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/grow-or-decay-determine-your-sustainable-fitness" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/growthordecayinfitness.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">Sustainable health and fitness follows one thing: a commitment to continual growth as the prime directive for your life. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><blockquote><p>&ldquo;As to methods, there may be a million and then some. But principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods, ignoring principles, is sure to have trouble.&rdquo;</p> <p class="rteright">&ndash; Ralph Waldo Emerson</p> </blockquote> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/grow-or-decay-determine-your-sustainable-fitness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fitness goal setting growth mindset mindfulness physical activity physical fitness Sun, 15 Jul 2018 23:55:30 +0000 180996 at https://breakingmuscle.com The Keto Diet: Cajun Salmon with Cactus Avocado Salsa https://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/the-keto-diet-cajun-salmon-with-cactus-avocado-salsa <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/healthy-eating/the-keto-diet-cajun-salmon-with-cactus-avocado-salsa" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/cajunsalmonheadline.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">Filled with protein and healthy fats, this salmon and salsa will not disappoint even the most critical palate. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p class="rtecenter"><a href="/sites/default/files/attachments/aketorecipebookfreedownload.pdf"><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/201803/ketodietrecipebookcover2.jpg" /></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/the-keto-diet-cajun-salmon-with-cactus-avocado-salsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> balanced diet family ketogenic diet meal planning meal prep nutrition protein recipe Healthy Eating Fri, 13 Jul 2018 06:23:35 +0000 180991 at https://breakingmuscle.com The First Rep Is an Increment of the Next 1,000 https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-first-rep-is-an-increment-of-the-next-1000 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-first-rep-is-an-increment-of-the-next-1000" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/fitnesseveryday.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 hardest part of getting in shape is getting started. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><strong>From outside the gym looking in, a workout routine can seem like an insurmountable obstacle</strong>. Seeing others go through strenuous routines on machines you&#39;ve never used before can be enough to turn just about any inexperienced person away. But I&#39;m here to tell you that you aren&#39;t alone in feeling intimidated.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-first-rep-is-an-increment-of-the-next-1000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> change daily exercise daily practice Fitness healthy lifestyle nutrition walking Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:47:27 +0000 180986 at https://breakingmuscle.com Simple Health Changes: The Ideal Versus the Reality https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/simple-health-changes-the-ideal-versus-the-reality <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/simple-health-changes-the-ideal-versus-the-reality" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/simplehealthchanges.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">When it comes to diet and health change, humans have a bug in their operating system. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/201807/pulluptoppositionshanetrotter.png" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>When it comes to diet and health change, humans have a bug in their operating system. Obesity spirals more and more out of control and the vast majority of efforts are futile. Anecdotal evidence as well as recent studies support that over 90% of people who lose weight gain it all back, plus some, within five years.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/simple-health-changes-the-ideal-versus-the-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> fat loss Fitness habits healthy lifestyle nutrition obesity crisis strength and conditioning sugar weight loss Thu, 12 Jul 2018 06:22:33 +0000 180976 at https://breakingmuscle.com Want to Nail That Handstand? Go For a Run https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/want-to-nail-that-handstand-go-for-a-run <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/want-to-nail-that-handstand-go-for-a-run" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/learningtohandstand2.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">If you're trying to attain new motor skills you might want to do a quick bout of cardiovascular exercise to increase brain connectivity and efficiency. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>If like most people you are struggling to walk on your hands, a very functional skill that will confuse the zombies in the proverbial <a href="/fitness/how-to-train-for-the-zombie-apocalypse">Zombie Apocalypse</a>, then you might want to go for a quick run after you practice your upside skills.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/want-to-nail-that-handstand-go-for-a-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> aerobic exercise Fitness mental preparation mind body research skill acquisition skill development Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:20:25 +0000 180971 at https://breakingmuscle.com 10 No Equipment Needed Exercises for Sculpted Arms https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/10-no-equipment-needed-exercises-for-sculpted-arms <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/10-no-equipment-needed-exercises-for-sculpted-arms" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/bicepsfoldedmale.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">Dedicate some time to doing exercises that specifically target your arms to make them sleek, sexy, and sculpted. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><strong>When the weather is great, you want to show some skin</strong>. You didn&rsquo;t hit the gym as often as you wanted to and your arms are looking a little flat. You might want to dedicate some time to do exercises that specifically target your arms to make them sleek, sexy, and sculpted so you are ready to hit the nightclubs, go on vacation with your besties, or look great in photos during an upcoming event.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/10-no-equipment-needed-exercises-for-sculpted-arms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> arm strength biceps curls dumbbells Fitness hypertrophy push ups shoulders triceps Wed, 11 Jul 2018 06:27:37 +0000 180961 at https://breakingmuscle.com Mastering Your Energy for True Health and Fitness https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/mastering-your-energy-for-true-health-and-fitness <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/mastering-your-energy-for-true-health-and-fitness" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201807/braddavidsonpodcastfb.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">Peak performance strategies with nutrition, health, and life coach Brad Davidson. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" height="360" mozallowfullscreen="" msallowfullscreen="" oallowfullscreen="" scrolling="no" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/destination/id/509315/height/360/theme/custom/autonext/no/autoplay/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/no-cache/true/render-playlist/yes/custom-color/87A93A/" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="100%"></iframe></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/mastering-your-energy-for-true-health-and-fitness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fitness Health ketogenic diet nutrition physiological stress podcast pre-diabetes strength and conditioning stress Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:06:13 +0000 180966 at https://breakingmuscle.com