Breaking Muscle eBooks

Gymnastics

If you want to be able to move like a gymnast, start by creating a strong, stable core.
Handstands are doable, but not easy - the only way you’ll get better at them is to keep trying.
Follow these progressions on your way to building the strength to perform this fundamental gymnastic movement.
Specialization is for insects - true athletes should be able to run, jump, lift, climb, and swim.
For every exercise, the outcome is determined by the set up. Logan Christopher shows you techniques to kick up into a stable freestanding handstand.
Skill development is all about concentration, routine, and patience.
This cycle of the gymnastics workout program focuses on more traditional strength-style training.
This cycle of the gymnastics workout program concentrates on upper body and core strength with some unilateral leg exercises worked in.
This 12-week cycle of Breaking Muscle gymnastics workouts increase your strength and flexibility while boosting muscular endurance.
It's one thing being able to do a few handstand push ups. It's another to be smooth and fast at them.
You've tried everything to get a muscle up. Here's advice that works, works fast, and works well.
Most of your training sessions consist of lots of time upside down with your nose to the wall. It’s time to take the next step.
The backflip is a cool stunt - and also ideal to train body awareness and athletic power.
Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time and bring you happiness.
The dragon flag will train your core to awesome levels of tension and control - just like Rocky.
A CrossFitter's first muscle up is a major milestone achieved by hard work and technique. Thirty muscle ups in a row requires real programming and great technique.
In a planche push up, you balance on just your hands. Learn the principles and progressions to get you there.
Twelve reader favorites from the past week and from the archives, curated to save you time.