‘Tis the season for winter sports, and that means many of the skiers I coach have disappeared to focus on skill work. A recent study examined the effects of HIIT on skiing performance.
Last week I did some decent benching, so I decided to bump up the volume this week before the holiday craziness kicks in.
I think you could say I’m a bit of a geek when it comes to pregnancy stuff, and 2013 was chock full of exciting research, controversy, and even a new invention.
Here are ten thoughtful gift options you may not have heard of for those who like to squat, bench, and deadlift.
Fibromyalgia is a muscular disorder. It’s important for coaches to understand what it is and the symptoms it can bring in a person with the condition.
Let's take a look at the mobility and progressions involved in kicking up into a freestanding handstand.
Here are the four rules for scaling all benchmark CrossFit WODs, plus specifics on how to scale "Diane" to where you are at as an athlete.
In the ultimate fitness face-off, researchers pitted barbell squats against leg presses to see which would elicit the greatest hormonal response.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
In this video, Ben describes and demonstrates a simple progression for learning from a one-armed push up.
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!
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.
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.
Here's a good story about someone obsessed with strength training. If you're creative, you can train hard using items around your home.
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