strength and conditioning
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.
Terror Management Theory Will Make You Perform
The thought of death causes us to regain the self-esteem that protects us.
Support Yourself: The Nordic Lifting Knee Sleeve
Whether you are an elite athlete or an average Joe, knee sleeves promote faster muscle recovery and support you during your workouts.
Unravelling the Urban Myths of Soy Protein
Science says protein type matters.
Track Your Fitness: The Polar M600 Android Wear Smartwatch
If Google’s promises hold true, Android Wear smartwatches will deliver much improved interactions with smartphones.
Nutritional Ketosis for Strength Training
You can get all the benefits of a ketogenic diet and still gain strength.
CAP Coated Hex Dumbbells: Smarter Than You Think
If you are looking to outfit a home gym, garage gym, or CrossFit box, going with a full set of CAP PVC coated hex dumbbells is an affordable and high-quality choice.
Breaking Muscle HQ
The Best Gym Is Your Own: Build Your Iron Paradise
Your home gym need not be a scene from a sci-fi movie.
Not as Good as I Once Was: Training in Your 30s and Beyond
Make sure the intelligence of your training is equal to the intensity.
Scientists Seek Optimal Training & Diet Combo
This new study brings us a step closer to the finding the ideal combination of diet and exercise.
Breaking Muscle HQ
What to Expect Your First Time in the Gym
Here's what you need to know for a successful start at the gym.
Resistance Training Plans Might Be Superior to HIIT For Kids
Compares the acute physiological responses within and between resistance training (RT) and high intensity interval training (HIIT) matched for time and with comparable effort.
Practice Like It's Game Day
If you don't practice with the intensity you'll need on game day, there's no way your mind and body will be prepared for it.
Lower Body Power: VRT vs Plyometrics vs Olympic Lifts
All strategies are proven to be effective, but when is one more appropriate than the others?
Trust Your Training
The race itself is just the expression of what you have already accomplished.
You Can Get Fit in a Quarter Hour
All-out effort is the secret ingredient to making the most of a 15-minute session.
Boxing Should Be Your Next Sport
If you want to improve your fitness and your life, it may be time to step in the ring.
Eric C. Stevens
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