Training

Hard work, experience, and earned respect are values that are fast disappearing in the new generation of trainers and athletes.
Whether you are a competitor or a recreational athlete, you can learn a lot about your body if you just listen.
Wondering if what you're doing is worth your time, effort, and money? Use this chart to assess the value of any exercise you may encounter.
What you believe and who you listen to will dictate your results in jiu jitsu and in life. I hope these words of champions will help you to push through tough times and fulfill your own dreams.
In 1988 Carl Lewis lost his focus and lost his shot at a gold medal. Why? Because he let Ben Johnson get in his head. If it can happen to someone like Carl Lewis, it can happen to any of us.
Through my time as both a strength athlete and strength coach, I’ve discovered some very effective aspects of training that, for whatever reason, have not hit most people’s radars yet.
CrossFitters - if you've hit a plateau, you’ve begun to get soft, or you are beginning to feel the early pangs of some sort of injury, then read on.
Starting a new training program is exciting. However, it’s easy to get carried away by the potential of something new, so here are five aspects to consider when starting a new training program.
New Year is a good time to reflect upon things past and make plans for the future. As Mark Twain said, “Plan for the future because that's where you are going to spend the rest of your life.”
Here are the key exercises for weeks two through four in my four-week whole body fitness program here on Breaking Muscle, complete with videos and photos.
Don’t let the winter cold stop your training, but rather, come into spring with a great base for the year. Use the winter as a training cycle and not a period of hibernation.
The only thing that really matters is that you consistently strive to improve, and once you commit yourself to doing that, everything else is a done deal.
During my younger years my brother hated the fact that I existed. But as we got older his contempt disappeared and he became a sort of mentor. Here's the most important things I learned.
Some things never change, and some things never stay the same. The fitness industry is no different. Here is what I see changing right before us, and then the things we can always rely on.
I ask myself before every session, “Is this going to make me fitter and healthier?” The goal in the second half of life should be to move well and with strength so you can enjoy the rest of your life.
Yes, that’s right. Here are 21 reasons not to get off the treadmill, office chair, or sofa and join your local strength and conditioning facility.
Getting older doesn’t mean you have to quit working hard, but it does mean you need to be smarter about how you go about it. Here's what I've learned and what I recommend.