Fun, Fitness, and Play with Darryl Edwards - Breaking Muscle Radio, Ep 4

In this episode, we talk to The Fitness Explorer Darryl Edwards about primal play, fun fitness, and meaningful movement.

Lifting Headaches: How to Spot, Avoid, and Remedy Them

Headaches from lifting can adversely affect your functionality and ability to train for several days, if you’re lucky, and possibly weeks, if you’re not.

Bigger Is Not Better: How Bodyweight and Size Affect Field Sports

When it comes to field sports, it seems relative strength is more important than big muscles.

No Pain, No Gain (Athlete Journal 38)

This week was all about riding the line between normal pain and dangerous pain. I am always amazed what I am capable of doing when I do not hurt.

"The Sports Gene" (Book Review)

This book by "Sports Illustrated" writer David Epstein seeks to answer the age-old debate - are athletes made or born?

Are You Training? Or Are You Just Showing Up?

One student attends class because that is what he thinks needs to be done. The other student arrives ready to train. What sets them apart?

Be a Beta-Tester and Get Free Coaching!

Breaking Muscle eBooks launch this fall! But you could be on our beta-testing team and get immediate access to exclusive programming and coaching free of charge.

Unilateral Leg Training, Part 3: 7 Key Practical Strategies

Most people undermine the power of single-leg training. In the following I share seven key strategies that will help you make the most of it.

Guilty! 5 BJJ Photo Crimes You Will Recognize

People who train BJJ like to preserve the moment as much as anyone. But we also put our own spin on things.

Dairy Consumption Has Significant Effects on Blood Pressure

You know salt affects blood pressure, but what about dairy products? A new study asked how dairy impacts hypertension.

Want to Get Stronger? Here's a Year of Free Strongman Workouts

Whether you want to train for a strongman event or get better at flipping tires and throwing stones, you can easily do so with these workouts.

3 Tips for Strong Single Leg Deadlifts (Video)

The single leg deadlift will challenge your strength, flexibility, and balance. See what a good rep and bad rep looks like.

5 Tips for Achieving Your Goal Physique

If you’re not satisfied with your body, be honest and ask yourself, “Have I truly taken the proper steps to achieve my goal?” If not, follow these tips.

Culture, Community, and Kids: 3 Often Missed Elements of Fitness

Your workouts aren't just about you - you can use them to make the world a better place. And we can also learn a lot about the (fitness) world from children.

Coaching Kids Will Brighten Up Your Week (Athlete Journal 47)

I didn't train as hard as I would have liked to this week, but I did get to coach a group of kids at a tournament.

"Roadmap to 100" (Book Review)

This book by Dr. Walter M. Bortz details a simple, holistic approach to living a long, healthy, and full life.

Everything You Need to Know to Do a Perfect Pistol

Pistols are valuable for proprioception, which means anyone who runs, works, or moves around on an uneven surface will benefit from training them.

Focus On Effort, Not Results (Athlete Journal 104)

Sometimes we get so caught up in measuring results that we forget to focus on the quality and quantity of our efforts.

The World's Most Athletic Sport - Weightlifting (Video)

This video will get you fired up - there's no question about that. But it's not your everyday lifting video.

Nitrates and Nitrites: Should We Stop Eating Bacon?

Do you know where the majority of your nitrates and nitrites come from? The answer may surprise you.

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