Pain Is Not a Life Sentence
All too often acute pains become chronic, and we start to identify with our pain.
The Mature Athlete: Building Athleticism in Baby Boomers
The first thing to realize about coaching masters is that age is not the most important factor.
Strength Training for Yogis: Dips for Upper Body Stability
Support your yoga practice by incorporating ring and bar dips into your training for complete upper body strength.
Strength Training for Yogis: Static Holds for Muscular Endurance
The core of yoga practice is the ability to support one's bodyweight. These types of isometric holds go beyond just building strength.
Cherry-Picking and Birthday WODs: How to Stop the Madness
As a box owner or an athlete, it is your responsibility to keep things constantly varied (and not random) to keep athletic progress moving.
Be Able to Do Everything: Match Your Tool to Your Goal
My personal aim is to always find the best and easiest solution that will also deliver the most benefit.
How to Progress Your Way to a Perfect Push Up
Dialing in your form and starting with the right progressions are the key to mastering the ultimate bodyweight exercise.
A System for Maximizing the Movement Potential of Every Person
Movement hierarchies are an invaluable tool for group training, to ensure everyone is at the right level.
How to Scale CrossFit WODs for Measurable Improvements
Structuring the benchmark Girls as time-constrained tests provides a method to help your athletes mature into accomplished CrossFitters.
Hey CrossFit: You Created the Culture, So Own It
Cry, bleed, vomit, but don’t stop. And, yes, if you find the idea of breaking your neck a problem, we don’t care to associate with your kind.
6 Practical Tips for Prioritizing Quality in CrossFit
Place quality over quantity now so that you continue to make gains in strength, work capacity, mobility, and overall fitness.
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 89
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: the knees in versus knees out debate, squats versus leg press, and more!
Breaking Muscle HQ
How to Scale "Diane" and Tame the WODs
Here are the four rules for scaling all benchmark CrossFit WODs, plus specifics on how to scale "Diane" to where you are at as an athlete.
Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 76
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: CrossFit, scaling, conditioning, front squats, flexibility, and more!
Breaking Muscle HQ
The Rx Factor: 3 Reasons Why You Must Scale Your WODs
For many that having "Rx" written next to their name on the whiteboard is more important than skill, form, or ability. But it should never be your number one goal in any given workout and here's why.
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