This top ten list of articles is for the female athletes out there who want to get stronger, feel better, and celebrate the female form in athletics and otherwise.
Although the stretch shortening cycle is an important facet of exercise, there's still a lot we don't know about it. A new study examined the role of SSC in movement efficiency in men and women.
I've learned that confidence is key during holiday time. The most important thing during the holiday is to celebrate the way you want to, whether that means training or taking a break.
This month’s article deals with subtle changes to the off-season strength training program, mostly in the area of intensity. The bottom line remains the same: build a strong foundation.
With more and more people taking to the mats, Brazilian jiu jitsu was a popular topic in 2013. We featured a range of excellent articles covering all aspects of the sport.
Despite ongoing home renovations and taking more rest days than usual, I still managed to get in some great training with lower volume this week.
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.