Welcome to our brand new weekend roundup, Three of the Best! Every Sunday, we'll post up Breaking Muscle's top three articles of the week. These pieces have caught your attention throughout the last seven days. So here they are in one place for you to consume, digest, and enjoy.


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#1 - Banish Pain Permanently: Correct Your Alignment

By Maryann Berry


Even if you don’t have pain, now is the time to diagnose your posture. You most likely have misalignments that can be problematic later on and can quickly be corrected. This video shows how to assess where your body is misaligned, and how one simple exercise can improve balance and alignment.



#2 - Avoid These Push Up Mistakes to Protect Your Wrists

By Cassie Dionne


Do you suffer from wrist pain during push ups? This could indicate an injury, but more often it means you need to tweak your form. The good news is, you can get rid of this pain simply and easily. This article will outline some of the common mistakes that lead to wrist pain, and how to put them right.




#3 - Your Diet Is Ruining Your Fitness

By Andrew Read


Between the 4 pillars of fitness, body composition comes first for one simple reason - being overweight has an adverse relationship with health and fitness, as well as your mental state. If you are overweight, what matters most is what goes in your mouth. Your training, and the associated diet, should make you better and healthier. 




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