A Winner's Guide to Obstacle Course Racing

Planning to run an obstacle course race? We've got training plans and advice from people who have been there.

WiFi Weightlifting and the Problem With Online Coaching

You can learn anything in the world at the click of a mouse, but weightlifting should not be one of those things.

Smoothies For Everyone: 6 Muscle-Building Recipes to Try

Here are six recipes from Breaking Muscle coaches for all kinds of athletes and dietary needs.

Use Your X Wife to Prep Your Core for Serious Lifting

Donnie Thompson shows how his powerful mobility tool, the X Wife, can strengthen and injury-proof your core.

Increase Your Fast-Twitch Potential With Isometrics

Sometimes, standing still can be the best way to train for speed.

12 Reps - The Breaking Muscle Digest - Vol. 1, Issue 14

Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time and bring you happiness.

4 Office Exercises Nobody Will Know You Are Doing

Desk sitters, taking a moment to even do one of these sneaky, sitting exercises will rejuvenate your focus.

Foam Roller vs. PNF Purgatory: Which One Will Save You?

Is all that time on the foam roller actually working? A recent study compared foam rolling to PNF stretching.

Are Your Weak Neck Muscles Making Your Hamstrings Tight?

The neck is one part of the body's deep core stabilizing system, and weakness can create problems down the chain.

How to Be an Expert: Knowing You Know Nothing is Everything

The first rule of being an expert is to never think you are an expert.

I Want a Flat Stomach: Smart Strength With Charles Staley

Strength training veteran Charles Staley is here to answer our readers' questions about life and lifting.

Your Gut Feelings: The Link Between Food and Mood Disorders

Mood disorders such as depression and anxiety affect approximately one of every five Americans. Could the overabundance or processed foods be causing this?

Accelerate Your Fat Loss With Cinco Sets

Hate cardio? Good news - if your goal is fat loss, there is a better way to spend your time at the gym.

Morning Glory: What Sleep-Related Erections Say About Your Health

What’s the easiest way to assess optimal physiology in the hard-charging male? A well-pitched tent first thing in the morning.

Take Action: Speak Out Against Sexual Misconduct in Yoga

Having the courage to bring this topic out into the open will facilitate transformation for the whole yoga community.

What Julie Foucher's Training Says About Her Achilles Injury

It wasn't about the box jumps - Foucher's injury comes from a lack of preparation

3 Not-So-Obvious Exercises to Combat Achilles Pain

Achilles pain can be debilitating, frustrating, and often long lasting. These unconventional exercises will help.

Chore Training: How to Move More and Have a Really Clean House

Next time you have chores you don’t feel like doing, give these ideas a shot and get stronger while you're at it.

How to Get Strongman Strong With the Bent Press

The bent press is a unique way to build strength, and it's all about technique.

From Diet to Disorder: When Food Control Goes Too Far

Being able to balance the intensity of an all-or-nothing approach to performance is both a blessing and a curse.