How to Be a Thinking Athlete: A User’s Guide to the Brain

Take your strength to new levels with this user's guide to creating a training system for your brain.

Skipping Leg Day: Smart Strength With Charles Staley

This week, Charles answers our reader's questions about leg size, testosterone replacement therapy, and lifting for hypertrophy.

Why Local Functional Fitness Competitions Are a Good Thing

From relationship-building to motivation, here are four reasons while small competitions are a big deal.

The Most Memorable Fitness Swindles of the Last 30 Years

P.T. Barnum once said, “There’s a sucker born every minute.” Nowhere is this truer than in the fitness world.

My Transition From Professional Baseball to Competitive CrossFit

CrossFit and baseball are both sports, but that's where the similarities end.

Master the V-Sit to Develop Athleticism and Injury-Proof Shoulders

Follow these progressions on your way to building the strength to perform this fundamental gymnastic movement.

Junior Athlete Strength and Conditioning: Your Role As a Coach

As a coach working with youth, there are a few things that you need to get straight.

Keep (Sumo) Deadlifting: Unorthodox Rehab for Lumbar Injuries

Lumbar spine rehab is about movement pattern correction and re-education. Sumo deadlifts are one way to achieve those results.

Peers, PRs, and the People Quotient: A New App to Track Your Progress

Today, Breaking Muscle is launching its PR Tracker app for iOS and Android.

How to Beat Narrative Bias and Find Dieting Success

When it comes to dieting, we are often our own worst enemy. But there are ways to overcome that.

How to Perform a Perfect Turkish Get Up With a Barbell

Follow these steps to develop your total body strength like an old-time strongman.

3 Bang-for-Your-Buck Mobility Exercises for Bigger Lifts

You spend thirty minutes on your warm up but you're still not making any gains. What gives?

12 Reps - The Breaking Muscle Digest - Vol. 1, Issue 21

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

Learn the Kettlebell Arm Bar for Strength and Stability

Few exercises can increase your mobility while also strengthening your muscles near the end range of motion. Scott Iardella shows you the kettlebell arm bar, which accomplishes both.

Persistence and Passion: BJJ Coach Val Worthington

Coach Valerie Worthington opens up about about making the scary leap to follow her BJJ dreams, coaching others, and the beauty of emotion.

Weightlifting at the 2015 Pan American Games

The Pan American Games are essentially the Olympics of the Western Hemisphere. Here's what happened on the podium in 2015.

Dealing With Pain: Educate Yourself Toward a Better Future

Learn the nature of what pain ails you then create a plan to move forward toward better function.

How to Make a Comeback From a Fitness Rut

Don't stress - you are never too far gone from your fitness goals to get yourself back on track.

Mash for GAINZ: 4 Simple Recipes for Performance

The following four recipes will simplify your meal planning and promote workout recovery.

How to Get Your Best Time Trial Performance Yet

Knowing your numbers, proper hydration, and proper gear, among other factors, are all things to help you reach your time goal come race day.