12 Reps - The Breaking Muscle Digest - Vol. 1, Issue 15

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Real Athletes. Real Coaches. Real Knowledge.

We've got quite a collection of articles for you this week. If you have a chance, please let us know what you think of the new all-in-one-post layout of the free training plans. There are four training plans below which have been reformatted this way. We hope it's easier to use.


Featured Article of the Week:

Jeff and Mikki Martin

Jeff and Mikki Martin - Unbullyable



CrossFit Kids: Divorce and Custody - an interview and exposition of some of the evidence in the CrossFit Kids lawsuit. What do you think?


Reader Favorites:

Pain-Free High Performance, With Dr. John Rusin, Ep 14 - As you will hear in the first few minutes of this podcast, Dr. Rusin integrates high-performance training with pain-free methodologies on a daily basis - with all his clients.


A Peanut Butter Protein Donut Recipe That Fits Your Macros - Did you celebrate National Donut Day on June 5? I know I did!


Save Your Spine and Forget the GHD: Enter the Janda Sit Up - Many athletes are in pursuit of “ripped” abs, but movements like GHD sit ups and toes-to-bar emphasize hip flexor muscles and may put the low back at risk.


No More Bicycle Crunches: 5 Smart Exercises to Work Your Core - Most of us sit for all or part of the day, placing the hamstrings and hip flexors in a shortened position. Why make it worse?



Throwing Away My Foam Roller: Smart Strength With Charles Staley - Charles is here each week to help you cut through the B.S. and get to the bottom of your biggest questions.



Why Your SI Joint Is Such a Pain (And 4 Exercises to Fix It) - Anyone who has suffered from SIJ pain knows that it can be a real pain - in the back, in the hip, and even down the leg. It can make day-to-day activities difficult and it can lead to pain while training.


Stop Blaming the Rotator Cuff: The Mechanism of Shoulder Injuries - “I think it’s my rotator cuff.” Why?



Workout Programs:

An 8-Week Longevity-Based Program for Masters Weightlifters - Today’s over-forty population is not interested in growing old gracefully, and once introduced to sport, they thrive on competition.


4 Weeks to Get Spartan Race Ready - Get ready for a Spartan Race or other obstacle course event. Workouts are four days per week, with three days of doubles with extra running.


4 Weeks of Girevoy Sport Training: Do You Have What It Takes? - Kettlebell sport, also known as girevoy sport (GS), is a highly challenging power-endurance feat of a cyclical nature.


C-Section Recovery: Restorative Sequences for New Moms - The goal of these workouts is to begin the slow process of healing after a c-section.


size or shred program, john rusin, kalli youngstrom, fat loss, hypertrophy


We hope you enjoy these selections - see you next week for another installment.


The Breaking Muscle Team

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