Trainers & Coaches
Time for a Training Tune-Up
You only have so much time in the gym, so use these fixes to ensure you're getting the most out of it.
3 Ways to Build Lean Muscle With Bodyweight Exercise
Bodyweight exercise is a deceptively complex form of training that is perfect for safely making big gains.
8 Weeks to Mastering Pull Up Power
It's time to stop being afraid of that bar over your head.
Squat/Pull/Press: A 4-Week Strength Challenge
A 4-week program that takes you right up to the end of year with serious gains.
Say Yes to Banded Pull Ups (But Not for Assistance)
Struggle at the top of regular or weighted pull ups? This movement will force you to become more explosive.
3 of the Best: This Week's Top Articles, Vol. 3
These pieces have caught your attention throughout the week. So here they are in one place for you to consume, digest, and enjoy.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Strength Training for Yogis: Pull Ups for Upper Body Athleticism
Like any form of physical activity, yoga has a few blind spots when it comes to functional movements - including pulling.
Bobby Maximus's 5 Favorite Not-for-Wimps Workouts
Get ready to push yourself to get big and strong like Bobby Maximus with these classic workouts.
Increasing Pull Ups: Smart Strength With Charles Staley
This week, the answers to questions about pull ups, food labels, and how to grow big traps.
6 Tough Challenges to Test Your Strength and Athleticism
Some of these goals might take years to accomplish. But using them as long-term aims can be great for training motivation.
9 Progressive Pull Up Movements (Video)
Stuck at a plateau? These movements will get your pull ups progressing again.
Successful Pull Ups for Beginners: Say No to Bands
Bands are much like drugs - once you get hooked, it is difficult to get off them.
Greasing the Groove: How to Make It Work for You
This training method provides a great way to build the neurological skill to move heavy objects. Here's why it works and how to best use this approach.
In Defense of the Kipping Pull Up
I won't disagree that the kipping pull up looks silly and isn’t a real pull up, but I’m tired of reading criticisms based on shoulder mechanics that have zero basis in reality.
Top 10 Women's Fitness Articles of 2013
This top ten list of articles is for the female athletes out there who want to get stronger, feel better, and celebrate the female form in athletics and otherwise.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Product Review: LPG Muscle E-Z Dip Dumbbell Dipping Belt and Pull Up Handles
Once again I've been impressed by a few products from LPG Muscle. I had the chance to review the E-Z Dip Dumbbell Dipping Belt and Pull Up Handles and was not disappointed.
Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There
There are tons of pull up strategies out there, but not all of them are getting you stronger. Here are seven tips for achieving that beautiful, dead-hang pull up.
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