Can Low-Carb Hurt Your Athletic Performance?

A recent study compares the performance of ultra-marathon runners under different dietary conditions.

You're Not an Elite Athlete, So Stop Acting Like One

Before you get all elite, you might need to dial back to the fundamentals that exist in and outside the gym.

Off to a Running Start: 6 Tips to Get You Ready to Run

Just getting started with running? Here's some advice from our coaches and athletes.

How to Adjust Your Training Variables to Reach Your BJJ Goals

Having a healthy relationship between your training on and off the mat will keep you strong.

I Scream, You Scream for Dairy-Free, Delicious Ice Cream

I've finally found a way to enjoy ice cream without worrying about my dairy sensitivities or my sweet tooth.

Get Down With Your Down Dog

Get the most of your down dog with these simple adjustments.

Timing Is Everything - In CrossFit and Life

I don't do CrossFit so I can make it to the Games or come first in the class. I do it because it helps me with life.

How to Achieve Your First One-Arm Push Up

Master your bodyweight control by learning how to create maximum muscular tension.

Flax Seed Oil or Fish Oil? The Best Source of Omega 3s

Let’s take a look at what the research says about the health benefits of these supplements.

4 Safe and Effective Ways to Work Out With a Cranky Knee

If your knees aren't happy during your workouts, you can easily modify with these simple tips.

Training to Failure: Smart Strength With Charles Staley

Charles offers advice about morning workouts and using high reps in training.

Mobility for Masters: Warm Up Without Breaking Down

Staying in the game and injury-free past the age of forty takes extra time and planning.

GPP in the Modern World: How to Become an All-Around Athlete

In periodization terms, there are only two phases someone could be in - SPP or GPP. Here's what GPP looks like.

11 Simple Ways to Fuel Your Body With Real Food

These simple tips will help you fuel your workouts and avoid artificial ingredients.

The BM Podcast Un-cut: What's Your Favorite Cheat Meal?

Behind the scenes at the Breaking Muscle podcast, we asked our coaches to share their favorite ways to splurge on calories.

3 Factors Affecting Bar Placement in the Snatch

I’ve identified a problem many beginners have with learning the snatch, and I hope it will help other coaches, too.

An Easy, Effective Hip Flexor Stretch You Can Do Anywhere

As a physical therapist, one of the top five most common things I see is tight hip flexors. Here's my favorite stretch to fix them.

Build Functional Strength With the Shovel Lift

This lift uses the length of the barbell to add even more challenge to our bodies.

Coach, How Do I Know if My Program Is Effective?

Finding a good coach, organizing your training volume, and periodically assessing your results will help you keep your progress rolling.

Cardio Doesn't Kill Gains (and You Should Be Doing It)

Aerobic endurance will carry over to better performance in the weight room.