Lifting Heavier Isn't Always Better
Low-volume, high-weight resistance training is the accepted "norm" for building strength, but that may not be the case.
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.
Your 1RM Present: A 4-Week End of Year Strength Program
An end of year weightlifting heavy program for intermediate and advanced users with a max 1RM finish before Christmas.
Bottoms-up: Press Stimulation
If your training does not include the bottoms-up kettlebell press, your overhead strength and stability are not what they could be.
Is Your Training Functional or Circus Act?
Whether a movement can be called functional depends on the needs of the individual.
Functional: Ban The "F-Word"
For fuck’s sake let’s drop the redundant term and stop calling training "functional,” and just get back to doing the work.
There's Nothing Fancy About Getting Fitter
Your goals are simpler than you think, and so are the methods that will get you there.
15 Articles That Topped the List in 2015
Here is our most engaging, most viewed, and most admired content from the year.
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The Fast Way to Long Health: Move Really Quickly
Do this two or three times per week, and you'll be faster and fitter within a month
Will Online Programming Make or Break Your Training?
If you are a novice lifter or looking for quick results, save both your time and your money and wait until you’re ready to focus.
Keep It Simple: Classic Tools for Smart Training
These tools are classics - timeless gems in the ever-changing, overcomplicated world of strength and fitness.
Lift Stuff: Add Mass to Your Body and Years to Your Life
As humans, we’ve crafted our environment to make life easy. While that’s helped us get where we are today, it comes at a potential price.
5 Essential Strength Training Principles for Fighters
Keeping these five principles in mind before you begin a strength program will only help you in the long run.
5 Ways Coaches Can Make Our World Better
If we want a guidepost for the often turbulent world of sports, we can go to some of the greatest coaches of modern society. Here are five of their lessons.
Cal Poly’s 8-Week Deadlift Program: Push Through a Strength Plateau
If your eating is dialed and you are working hard but for some reason have stagnated, this eight-week program could be your solution.
Training Strength for Women: 3 Perspectives From Real Athletes
Today we're featuring three of the strong women we've talked to on Breaking Muscle Radio.
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4 Drills for Getting Stronger and Better at Handstands
Handstands are doable, but not easy - the only way you’ll get better at them is to keep trying.
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