Breaking Muscle Shop


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.
Return to the golden era of bodybuilding with a full month's worth of old-school, hardcore workouts, chock full of exercises that have withstood the test of time.
The dip is not as simple as it looks. It requires strength, stability, and range of motion. Here are some guidelines for safely and effectively building yourself up to dips and ring dips.
Here's how to properly scale and progress the dip, including how to avoid the Frankenstein dip and the exercise-induced epilepsy-dip. (Plus: mobility tips for the dips.)
TRX exercises have become increasingly popular over the years. A recent study investigated the effects of TRX on pressing exercises, compared to stable surface training.
Welcome to our Virtuosity video series, featuring gymnastics expert Coach Dusty Hyland. This set of eight videos is all you need to build up to the coveted muscle-up.
The transition is where most people struggle in the muscle up. Learn how to properly execute the transition as well as drills you can use to build and strengthen this technique.
One step closer to our muscle-up! This week - learn how to do a perfect dip, with a tight core, proper arm and shoulder position, and good depth.
Wondering about false grip and how you can practice pulling yourself up on the rings? This week's video goes over the false grip, the toenail muscle up, and the false grip ring row.
Yet another amazing attraction of Southern California beaches - the Santa Monica traveling rings. Every morning you can see athletes lined up waiting to do their unique gymnastics routines.
Working on the gymnastic rings is a whole new world of difficulty. In this video I go over the ring dip and ring row - basic pushing and pulling movements for athletes of all levels.
The muscle-up is THE move everybody wants in CrossFit. This video breaks it down into the small details and some of the common faults are outlined.