Having spent a plethora of hours coaching people in both nutrition and movement, there are some key factors that are extremely consistent among almost all clients who actually meet their goals.
CrossFit was definitely a hot topic this year at Breaking Muscle. Here are our top 10 most popular articles on CrossFit from 2013!
Although genetics certainly aren't the only factor in athleticism, they do play a role. A new study has identified one gene in particular that makes a big difference in athletic performance.
In this video, Ben demonstrates how to use the tip-toe position to add variety to your basic lower body strength activities.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: common training mistakes, reality TV, squatting more weight, and more!
School has ended for the semester and I'm getting in as much training as possible. I’m sad that I have to go back to school eventually, but I’m going to enjoy this while it lasts.
Place a cannon in a canoe. Shoot it, and only minimal distance will be achieved. Improve the strength of your lower body to optimize your launching ability.
As the temperature drops and the weather changes for the worse, it doesn't mean your spirits need to drop or your training needs to change for the worse. Here are eight articles to fire you up.
Wet and smelly shoes are one of the worst things in athletics short of injury, so do yourself a favor and get yourself a pair of Stuffitts if this is a problem you regularly face.
I've started doing high-rep kettlebell swings in preparation for the Tactical Strength Challenge in April. This week was the first time I had tried it, and I was pleased with the results.
It's difficult to decide which is more breathtaking, the scenery or the unbelievable terrain these fearless individuals conquer.
New Year is a good time to reflect upon things past and make plans for the future. As Mark Twain said, “Plan for the future because that's where you are going to spend the rest of your life.”
There is a misconception that athletes want a challenging and power-based yoga practice. I always ask my athletes what they need and it is always a unanimous response of stretching and meditation.
There will sometimes be in the course of a man’s life when he is presented with an object he strongly desires to lift. Here are ten things all strong fellows know.
If you've ever had DOMS before you've probably wondered how to keep it from happening again. In a recent study, taurine and BCAAs were a winning combo for DOMS prevention.
If you're a fitness professional, you're bracing yourself for the onslaught of New Year's resolution clients. Here are three tools you should use, and one big mistake you should avoid.
We all like to play with heavy things. Here are ten fun suggestions for strongman kit that will have you itching to lift stones and pull trucks.
What strategies can we use to avoid loading up on sugar more than we usually do over the holidays? I’ve got a few solutions that have worked for me, and I’d like to share them with you.
Speed-strength has two components, starting strength and explosive strength. We touched on starting strength previously, but now need to be more specific to understand what is happening.
I'm currently training for a half-marathon, and I'm grateful to have a yoga practice to mend my body after my long runs. Here are some poses that help my sore body.
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