Training

The fitness world is full of percentages, metrics, and calculations we adhere to like cattle. CrossFit has injected the examples the world needs back into fitness.
Kettlebell goddess Andrea DuCane's thoughts on former athletes working out as they age, older clients just beginning to workout, and what it means to be a good coach.
Coaches like me are expensive. We charge big money and then turn right around and make YOU do all the work. What gives? Find out why you need and coach, and why they ARE worth it.
These things may or may not be considered dumb - but if you aren't living the lifestyle of a professional athlete, you should avoid them!
You might think you know how to breath, but it turns out many of us learned bad breathing habits early on in our strength training. Get some quick tips on breathing to enhance performance.
What message are you sending when you suit up for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class? Make sure it is the right message, one that will make people want to train with you.
Have you ever reached a point in your fitness pursuits where something interfered with your progress? Starting over can be daunting, but your perspective can make a difference.
Did you read all the top stories on Breaking Muscle in 2011? Better be sure! Check out our Top Ten List of all the best news and features in fitness and exercise!
I know I’ve started the workout lifestyle a billion times, but it wasn’t until I learned a couple small lessons and made a couple small changes that I found my butt in the gym more often than not.
If you added up all of the failed resolutions you've made over your life, and all of those you will fail at, what would that leave for that poor person who is writing your obituary? Not much.
One of the more popular forms of group exercise right now is Les Mills BodyPump. Recently university researchers put it to the test - read on to find out if BodyPump actually works or not.
Seven things you might think you know about fitness...that just aren't true at all. Start your New Year on the right foot, with some real knowledge about how to reach your fitness goals.
This one is NOT for the faint of heart. This is for the hardcore athletes who want to move some serious weight and challenge themselves between all that present wrapping.
When the holiday season gets stressful, why do we abandon the practices keep our minds and body healthy - the gym, dojo, or studio? This year use these 4 steps to stay on track.
As a new coach, leading a group fitness class can be an overwhelming experience. Amidst the demands of leading a class, sometimes the true core of coaching is lost.
Got grapple? Women's Grappling Camp, an organization committed to women and the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, hosts another successful event, featuring highly decorated black belt Hannette Staack.
Does thinking too much interfere with your workouts? Learn how the brain actually works and how to use simple meditation to reach your full athletic potential.