New Study Pits Barbell Squats Against Leg Press Machine

In the ultimate fitness face-off, researchers pitted barbell squats against leg presses to see which would elicit the greatest hormonal response.

Athlete Journal: Terry Hadlow, Entry 8 - 12/9/2013

Week two of phase two was a success. The chubby guy in the mirror is fading away, I’m starting to see abs again, and although my nutrition isn't quite perfect, I'm getting there.

A Holiday Wish for the Health and Fitness World

I didn't get the snazzy items on my list last year, but I figured out they weren't what I wanted. All I really want for Christmas is for all of us to get healthier.

How to Get Started with Kettlebell Juggling

When it comes to the kettlebell, most of the great benefits come from doing ballistic exercises. As far as these go, kettlebell juggling is simply the next evolution.

Moderating the Knees In Versus Knees Out Squat Debate

Do you push your knees out when squatting or do you let them come in a little at the very bottom? Is either of these a bad idea? Or is one a better idea?

What's The Best Diet and What's Bunk? (And the Real Deal on Fasting)

A sugar pill that would otherwise exercise no physiological effects, when called by another name, has shown to cure man of all his sorrows. Diets work the same way.

Mike Eves' Whole Body Fitness Plan, Part 2

Here are the key exercises for weeks two through four in my four-week whole body fitness program here on Breaking Muscle, complete with videos and photos.

What Causes Fatigue In High-Intensity Endurance Sports?

For endurance athletes, fatigue is perhaps the single most important performance factor to understand. A new study explores the role of metabolic factors and temperature in fatigue onset.

Video: Ben Musholt - Simple Progression For a One-Armed Push Up

In this video, Ben describes and demonstrates a simple progression for learning from a one-armed push up.

Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 88

Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: signs that you're badass, injury in CrossFit, DOMS and more!

How to Train Muay Thai on Your Own

While training with partners is beneficial, training by yourself should not be overlooked by any martial artist. Here's a great muay Thai workout you can do on your own and with little equipment.

Athlete Journal: Jess Papi, Entry 10 - 12/7/2013

Finals are right around the corner, but I've still managed to get in my training. The schedule at Scranton MMA finally changed, so I can teach and train every day.

A Strength Training Session Without Conventional Equipment

Here's a good story about someone obsessed with strength training. If you're creative, you can train hard using items around your home.

14 Holiday Wish Lists to Want For

It's that time of year again. Just in case you need a little more inspiration, here are all fourteen of last year's holiday wish lists. Happy shopping!

Product Review: LPG Muscle E-Z Dip Dumbbell Dipping Belt and Pull Up Handles

Once again I've been impressed by a few products from LPG Muscle. I had the chance to review the E-Z Dip Dumbbell Dipping Belt and Pull Up Handles and was not disappointed.

Athlete Journal: Charles Staley, Entry 69 - Assessing My Goals

Due to life getting in the way this week, it ended up being an unplanned deload week of sorts. Despite this, I did manage good results in the squat and bench.

Friday Flicks: A Lesson on Intimidation From Mike Tyson

This video is a lesson in the intimidation strategies of arguably one of the most feared boxers to ever step foot into the ring.

Athlete Journal: Alli Moyer, Entry 8 - 12/6/2013

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about staying where things are safe - in love, in life, and in fitness. Change is hard, but embracing it can take you places you never thought you could go.

A Healthy Approach to Holiday Eating

Staying healthy both in body and mind while enjoying the holiday season can be a challenge. Here are a few guidelines for planning your celebration days.

Nicole Crawford's Active Kids Holiday Wish List

Fitness gifts for adults are great, but let's not forget the kids! Here are ten holiday gift ideas for the younger athletes in your life.