At Arm's Length: Old-Time Strongman Tests of Shoulder Strength

Few things demonstrate shoulder strength in the same way as this exercise and its variations.

Living a 1940s Lifestyle to Build 21st Century Fitness

Few of us live a truly paleolithic lifestyle, but that's okay. We can look to our not-so-distant ancestors for some other healthy alternatives.

The Secrets to Pain-Free Hypertrophy Training

This is not your average bodybuilder program. Here are a few of my top training methods to help you reach your goals in a pain-free way.

The 5 Best Strength Training Finishers

Getting the best results isn't about going to the extreme.

The Breaking Muscle 28-Day Meditation Challenge

Want to help sick kids and improve your life at the same time? It’s free - all it takes is a little bit of your time.

Post-Workout Beers: Smart Strength With Charles Staley

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

Breaking Down the CrossFit, #SugarKills, and Coke Debate

The real story behind a controversial tweet from CrossFit's social media team.

Recovery 201: Next-Level Practices for Muscle Adaptation

Adaptation is the sole reason for working out, and recovery is one of the best ways to achieve it.

The 5 Rules of Peaking Before a Tournament (Plus a 6-Week Plan)

Tapering before a tournament is the most important and difficult phase of training. But it doesn’t have to be a mystery.

Your Addictive Personality Can Wreak Havoc on Your Diet

Our ability to deal with food-related stress can have some deep roots.

The Ultimate 90-Day Bodyweight Training Plan

This plan delivers amazing results in terms of fat loss, conditioning, and muscle development - but it is not for the faint of heart.

Power Up Your Core With the Resisted Quadruped Rock

This exercise releases tightness in the thoracolumbar fascia while engaging the abdominal stabilizing muscles.

Say No To Noodles: Try Zucchini Instead

Create healthier versions of your favorite meals by using zucchini instead of starchy alternatives.

12 Reps - The Breaking Muscle Digest - Vol. 1, Issue 17

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

A Guide to Troubleshooting Your Own Squat Pain

If you feel pain when you squat, there are still plenty of options for you. Logan Christopher presents a short walkthrough on how to find a pain-free solution specifically for you.

Total-Body Circuit Strength Training: A Conditioning Wake-Up Call

These total-body circuits are a challenging test of strength and endurance to add to your training.

How to Start Your Own Exercise Group

Getting people together can be difficult, so having a plan in place is the most important element in ensuring the success of your group.

Simplistically Delicious: A Quick Seasonal Dinner Recipe

This recipe is colorful, nutritious, and tasty comfort food at its best.

4 Ways to Improve Cycling Times Without Breaking the Bank

New toys are fun, but they're not always necessary. Here are some simple tips to try before you invest in new gear.

Deconstructing Downward Dog: Make the Most of a Fundamental Pose

Downward dog is one of the most basic yoga poses, but there's actually a lot to it.