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  In this episode, I am joined by Mike Tromello of Precision CrossFit. Mike was an accomplished athlete and is now a top coach.   He’s coached multiple CrossFit games, athletes, and medal-winning weightlifters.   Mike explains the ...
If you are vegan, or just looking for healthy, nutritious snacks, you might want to try gimMe Organic's Premium Roasted Seaweed. The first thing that stood out to me was the variety of flavors. The sesame and olive oil-flavored seaweed snacks a ...
There’s a reason functional bodybuilding (FBB) has become an overactive buzzing buzzword in the fitness industry today: It combines traditional strength training with a more, let’s call it, practical way to train, one that gets you movi ...
Entry-level personal trainers initially rely on a training certificate and a high school diploma to successfully land a job.   However, coaching as a career path requires something more- Emotional Intelligence (EI). According to Melinda Abbott of C ...
  In today’s episode of the breaking muscle podcast, I am joined by Dan John.   Dan is an athlete, coach, teacher, and writer. He’s been lifting weights and throwing discus for about 50 years and is still going strong in his 60s. ...
There aren’t many quick and dynamic exercises that I’d recommend everyone learn and practice. But the landmine push press is something I’d suggest for almost anyone.   Once I’ve taught someone what I call the foundation move ...
Hell, even the words themselves are eerily similar. When, in fact, the two couldn’t be more different. The strength culture that is booming right now needs a little time to sort out some basic science.   Lifting weights does not equal, super ...
The modern fitness era has brought a host of wearable technologies that can track extraordinary amounts of biological and physiological data. Perhaps the most commonly measured variable we see today is one’s heart rate.     This is cert ...
  In today’s episode of the breaking muscle podcast, I am joined by Max Moldaschl. Max began his finance career, but found himself tired, stressed, overworked, and heading for burnout.   Many of his friends and colleagues recommended he ...
Since the idea of work-from-home is getting extremely popular during the pandemic, make sure you do not leave your health regimen high and dry. Everyone is suffering from Schrödinger’s disease.   The self-isolation focuses on the idea of ...
  Despite the gym closures and the inconsistencies in lockdowns, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is an important strategy in keeping yourself safe during the coronavirus pandemic1.   While social media chatter and opinion may disagree, the re ...
It’s important to know what you want from your handstand journey. The majority of us aren’t gymnasts or professional hand-balancers, so we don’t have to have a perfect handstand, whatever that is.   With social media, we can often ...
  The word legend is thrown around too often, but in this episode, we are genuinely joined by a legend of strength sports – Odd Haugen.   Odd was America’s Strongest Man in 1999, has broken multiple world records, competed, and wo ...
  In this episode, I explain exactly how I think you should train to build the most muscle possible. I explain what anabolic resistance is and why it means you must change your training strategy to keep growing.   I identify the three key pha ...
A common misconception in strength training is that every set must be taken to muscular failure to yield a positive adaption.   When it comes to high-rep hypertrophy and endurance training, the body will ultimately discontinue work due to your into ...
Have you ever said any of the following about your bench press?   “I almost had it, I just mis-grooved the lift.” “I always get pinned at the bottom of my bench.” “I can touch and go this weight, but when I pause my be ...
  In this episode, I’m joined by Ray “Cash” Care. Ray is a Navy SEAL veteran who has leveraged his experience and passion for becoming an expert on self-improvement, team-building, and fitness.   He is the founder of CONQUER ...