Fitness https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness en Sleep Better: A Proven Way to Train Hard and Feel Your Best https://breakingmuscle.com/learn/sleep-better-a-proven-way-to-train-hard-and-feel-your-best <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/learn/sleep-better-a-proven-way-to-train-hard-and-feel-your-best" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201603/qualitysleep.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">If you eat well and train hard but sleep poorly, you're holding yourself back. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/learn/sleep-better-a-proven-way-to-train-hard-and-feel-your-best" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle Fitness injury mobility Recovery Recovery Recovery rest and recovery Sleep Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:49:00 +0000 163271 at https://breakingmuscle.com Could A College Degree Lead To Weight Gain? https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/could-a-college-degree-lead-to-weight-gain <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/could-a-college-degree-lead-to-weight-gain" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/collegecanmakeyoufat.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Understanding that the pressures of college can lead to weight gain and obesity will enable you to take steps to prevent it. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/could-a-college-degree-lead-to-weight-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle cardiovascular fitness cholesterol levels Fitness high blood pressure obesity Trending Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:32:18 +0000 172051 at https://breakingmuscle.com Yoga for Strength Athletes: Mobilize Your IT Band and Posterior Chain https://breakingmuscle.com/learn/yoga-for-strength-athletes-mobilize-your-it-band-and-posterior-chain <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/learn/yoga-for-strength-athletes-mobilize-your-it-band-and-posterior-chain" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/20130807/downdog5.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Many athletes say they have “tight hamstrings,” but the issue is more than just hamstrings. It’s the entire posterior chain clenching. Here are two yoga poses you can use to free your backside. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/learn/yoga-for-strength-athletes-mobilize-your-it-band-and-posterior-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle Fitness hamstrings posterior chain yoga yoga for athletes Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:30:00 +0000 5587 at https://breakingmuscle.com A Training Plan For Masters 50+ Rowers https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/a-training-plan-for-masters-50-rowers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/a-training-plan-for-masters-50-rowers" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/mastersindoorrowing.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">This training plan is designed for the adult rower looking to hold on to aerobic endurance and strength. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/a-training-plan-for-masters-50-rowers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> at home training breakingmuscle ergometer Fitness masters athlete strength and conditioning Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:40:02 +0000 171841 at https://breakingmuscle.com Training Slow Won't Make You Faster https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/training-slow-wont-make-you-faster <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/training-slow-wont-make-you-faster" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/lsdtrainingfortriathletes.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">If the bulk of your training doesn't challenge your work capacity, how do you expect to get faster? </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/training-slow-wont-make-you-faster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle Fitness interval training long slow distance lsd running triathlons Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:28:59 +0000 172081 at https://breakingmuscle.com Quick Tips for Open WOD 17.1 https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/quick-tips-for-open-wod-171 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/quick-tips-for-open-wod-171" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/boxjumpbevchildress.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">It's time to strategize the best approach to the first of this year's CrossFit Open WODs. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/quick-tips-for-open-wod-171" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle competing competitive crossfit crossfit open Fitness strategy Fri, 24 Feb 2017 05:46:50 +0000 172091 at https://breakingmuscle.com How Martial Arts and Yoga Challenge Control https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-martial-arts-and-yoga-challenge-control <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/how-martial-arts-and-yoga-challenge-control" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/leftjab.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">To gain full control of your mind and body, you must learn to negotiate with them in any circumstance. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-martial-arts-and-yoga-challenge-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle Fitness martial arts mindfulness mindset sports psychology yoga Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:36:20 +0000 172031 at https://breakingmuscle.com The Fitness Trap: Tom Brady and Food Babes https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-fitness-trap-tom-brady-and-food-babes <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-fitness-trap-tom-brady-and-food-babes" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/tombrady.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">No single element of a celebrity's success will be the key to your own. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-fitness-trap-tom-brady-and-food-babes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle celebrities diets Fitness supplements tom brady Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:31:42 +0000 172036 at https://breakingmuscle.com The Shortest Path To Release Your Tension https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-shortest-path-to-release-your-tension <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-shortest-path-to-release-your-tension" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/shortestpathtoreleasetension.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">When the face relaxes, so does everything else. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-shortest-path-to-release-your-tension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle facial muscles Fitness mindfulness neuromuscular release nrw tension Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:00:32 +0000 172011 at https://breakingmuscle.com The Final Four: Bodyweight Movements for the CrossFit Open https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-final-four-bodyweight-movements-for-the-crossfit-open <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-final-four-bodyweight-movements-for-the-crossfit-open" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/hittingthewall.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Here are my final tips to help you perform your best in this year's Open. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-final-four-bodyweight-movements-for-the-crossfit-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bodyweight exercises breakingmuscle crossfit competitions crossfit open Fitness technique Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:48:45 +0000 171946 at https://breakingmuscle.com Don't Bog Down Your Training With Complicated Programming https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/dont-bog-down-your-training-with-complicated-programming <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/dont-bog-down-your-training-with-complicated-programming" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/mandoingdips.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Getting bogged down in unnecessary sophistication will always play second fiddle to mastering the things that count. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/dont-bog-down-your-training-with-complicated-programming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> basic fitness breakingmuscle fitness Fitness goals programming progression strength and conditioning Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:34:09 +0000 171986 at https://breakingmuscle.com Fitness Trackers Need Some Human Intervention https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/fitness-trackers-need-some-human-intervention <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/fitness-trackers-need-some-human-intervention" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/activitytrackersandcoaching.jpeg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Activity trackers can be an effective way to lose weight, especially when paired with wellness coaching. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/fitness-trackers-need-some-human-intervention" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle coach fitness Fitness personal trainer Trending wearables weightlifitng Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:14:13 +0000 171401 at https://breakingmuscle.com Tabata Training and the Myth of the 4-Minute Workout https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/tabata-training-and-the-myth-of-the-4-minute-workout <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/tabata-training-and-the-myth-of-the-4-minute-workout" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/tabataworkouts.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">When it comes to getting fit and staying fit, the cost is the cost; there are no shortcuts. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/tabata-training-and-the-myth-of-the-4-minute-workout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle broscience Fitness high intensity training HIIT scientific study tabata Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:10:22 +0000 172001 at https://breakingmuscle.com Mash Up Your Kettlebell Movements to Challenge Mind and Body https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/mash-up-your-kettlebell-movements-to-challenge-mind-and-body <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/mash-up-your-kettlebell-movements-to-challenge-mind-and-body" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/kettlebellclean.jpg" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Take two simple movements, put them together in a new way, and create the greatest bang for your buck when it comes to total body and mind engagement. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/mash-up-your-kettlebell-movements-to-challenge-mind-and-body" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle Fitness kettlebell clean kettlebells single leg deadlift unilateral Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:47:20 +0000 171981 at https://breakingmuscle.com Build Better Habits To Stay Motivated https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/build-better-habits-to-stay-motivated <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/build-better-habits-to-stay-motivated" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201702/rachelbheadline.png" alt="" title="" width="300" height="188" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Focus on the process, not the goal. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/build-better-habits-to-stay-motivated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle Fitness goals habits learning lifestyle mental toughness nutrition Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:34:01 +0000 171966 at https://breakingmuscle.com