12 Reps - The Breaking Muscle Digest - Vol. 1, Issue 18

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Featured Article of the Week:

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.



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Reader Favorites:

Breaking Down the CrossFit, #SugarKills, and Coke Debate - CrossFit, Inc. is out to rewrite the script of fitness worldwide - more so than they have already, which is a lot. That won't happen if all their affiliates lose the legal right to train clients, though.


Post-Workout Beers: Smart Strength With Charles Staley - Leg Strength, NSAIDS, training plateaus, and beer as a post-workout. Or not...


Recovery 201: Next-Level Practices for Muscle Adaptation - Andrew Read's last article addressed how you can recover better and provided a way for you to track your training to make better progress. Since then, he's fielded quite a few emails asking about how this information can best be used.


Your Addictive Personality Can Wreak Havoc on Your Diet - As physique and bodyweight based sports grow in popularity, it’s becoming common to run into athletes who struggle with their relationship to food post-competition.




Power Up Your Core With the Resisted Quadruped Rock - A simple and effective way to release tightness in the thoracolumbar fascia while simultaneously engaging the abdominal stabilizing muscles. To put it simply, you become a powerhouse in your core.


Say No To Noodles: Try Zucchini Instead - The small change of substituting zucchini for white flour products can make an amazing difference.


From the Archives:

Science Says Alcohol Not the Best Post Workout Drink - While it's a common post-game ritual, it isn't the ideal way if fast recovery is important to you.


Workout Programs:

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.


Low-Impact, High-Efficiency: 12 Weeks to Better Swim Technique - These swim workouts are for those whose swimming skills are bringing down the rest of their game.


Strongman Training: Max Lifts Focus - Whether you are looking for explosive strength, the ability to lift heavy for multiple reps, or to increase your max lifts, strongman is a fun and effective way to do so.


An 8-Week Longevity-Based Program for Masters Weightlifters - Have you seen this week's updates?


We hope you enjoy these selections - see you next weekend with another installment.


The Breaking Muscle Team

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