Fitness http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness en Practical Advice on Peri-Workout Nutrition http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/practical-advice-on-peri-workout-nutrition <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/practical-advice-on-peri-workout-nutrition" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/pre-workoutnutrition.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">Despite all the confusion that surrounds pre and post-workout nutrition, what you should consume comes down to common sense. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/practical-advice-on-peri-workout-nutrition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle carbohydrates Fitness meal planning meal timing nutrition protein supplements Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:55:51 +0000 172916 at http://breakingmuscle.com Is Stress Killing Your Brain And Heart? http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/is-stress-killing-your-brain-and-heart <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/is-stress-killing-your-brain-and-heart" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/amygdalainthehumanbrain.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">Stress is a risk factor In at least 80% of health problems affecting modern men and women from our metabolism, endocrine, immune, and digestive systems, to our heart and brain health. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/is-stress-killing-your-brain-and-heart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle fitness Fitness immune system inflammation metabolism Stroke Trending Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:48:10 +0000 172116 at http://breakingmuscle.com Beat the Time Crunch with Plug and Play Workouts http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/beat-the-time-crunch-with-plug-and-play-workouts <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/beat-the-time-crunch-with-plug-and-play-workouts" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/playandplayworkouts.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">The best program in the world can go off the rails when the gym is a madhouse. Here's how to adapt and overcome. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/beat-the-time-crunch-with-plug-and-play-workouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> adaptation breakingmuscle commercial gyms deadlift Fitness leg workouts lifestyle Press strength and conditioning training plans upper body workouts Mon, 27 Mar 2017 11:20:21 +0000 172911 at http://breakingmuscle.com Help for Your Shortie Hamstrings http://breakingmuscle.com/learn/help-for-your-shortie-hamstrings <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/learn/help-for-your-shortie-hamstrings" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201311/helpforshorthamstrings.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">Discover functional hamstrings with some useful hamstrings lengthening work. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/learn/help-for-your-shortie-hamstrings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle Fitness flexibility hamstrings mobility stretching yoga Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:00:00 +0000 6779 at http://breakingmuscle.com The Real Function of the Big Toe http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-real-function-of-the-big-toe <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-real-function-of-the-big-toe" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/barefootrunning.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">The big toe has a more important job than finding the corners of furniture in the middle of the night. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-real-function-of-the-big-toe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> anatomy barefoot breakingmuscle Fitness running Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:58:51 +0000 172866 at http://breakingmuscle.com The Perks of Play to Better Your Movement http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-perks-of-play-to-better-your-movement <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-perks-of-play-to-better-your-movement" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/fromplaytomovement.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">You can use play as an incredibly effective and enjoyable way to improve your quality of movement. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-perks-of-play-to-better-your-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle core strength daily practice Fitness mindset movement quality natural movement Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:18:06 +0000 172846 at http://breakingmuscle.com Defy Aging with HIIT Training http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/defy-aging-with-hiit-training <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/defy-aging-with-hiit-training" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/defyagingwithhiit.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">Could HIIT be the fountain of youth? </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/defy-aging-with-hiit-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> at home workouts breakingmuscle cardiovascular health Fitness mature athlete strength and conditioning Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:49:45 +0000 172841 at http://breakingmuscle.com Red Meat Isn't The Villain Any More http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/red-meat-isnt-the-villain-any-more <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/red-meat-isnt-the-villain-any-more" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/redmeatisnotavillain.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">Red meat is a nutrient-rich food, with large quantities of iron, vitamin B12, and proteins; however, red meat is still perceived as not heart-smart, even though scientific evidence disagrees. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/red-meat-isnt-the-villain-any-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle cholesterol Fitness healthy eating heart health processed food protein Trending Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:09:55 +0000 172771 at http://breakingmuscle.com Tips for Crushing CrossFit Open WOD 17.5 http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/tips-for-crushing-crossfit-open-wod-175 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/tips-for-crushing-crossfit-open-wod-175" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/crossfitopenwod175.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 is a straight-up "engine" WOD designed to hurt, and hurt bad. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/tips-for-crushing-crossfit-open-wod-175" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle competitive crossfit competitors crossfit competitions crossfit open Fitness Fri, 24 Mar 2017 04:31:48 +0000 172891 at http://breakingmuscle.com The 7 Gym Personalities: Learning Gym Etiquette http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-7-gym-personalities-learning-gym-etiquette <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-7-gym-personalities-learning-gym-etiquette" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/mindyourgymmanners.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">You aren't the only one in the gym, so try to not make it a horrible experience for the rest of us. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-7-gym-personalities-learning-gym-etiquette" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle commercial gyms etiquette Fitness newbie social norms Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:51:40 +0000 172851 at http://breakingmuscle.com Increase Power and Get Lean on the Airbike http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/increase-power-and-get-lean-on-the-airbike <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/increase-power-and-get-lean-on-the-airbike" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/assaultbike.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">The airbike great for fat loss and it provides a gut check like no other piece of cardio equipment in the gym. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/increase-power-and-get-lean-on-the-airbike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle cardiovascular fitness Fitness indoor cycling resistance training strength and conditioning Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:32:01 +0000 172681 at http://breakingmuscle.com Can Coaches Prevent Player Injuries? http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/can-coaches-prevent-player-injuries <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/can-coaches-prevent-player-injuries" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/cancoachespreventinjury.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">Any fast-paced, high-impact, contact sport exposes athletes to risk, and If you play your heart out, there's a very real chance that you will suffer injuries during the course of your career. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/can-coaches-prevent-player-injuries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle contact sports fitness Fitness football injury prevention safety Trending Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:31:01 +0000 171826 at http://breakingmuscle.com Front Squat Like You Know It Matters http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/front-squat-like-you-know-it-matters <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/front-squat-like-you-know-it-matters" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/frontsquatsandcleansbruceklemens.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">Understand weight ratios and frequency of lifting between front and back squats. Make your clean and jerk roar. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/front-squat-like-you-know-it-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle clean and jerk core strength Fitness Front Squat leg strength strength and conditioning weight ratios weightlifting weightlifting Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:05:54 +0000 172856 at http://breakingmuscle.com What You Feel Says More Than What You See in Movement http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/what-you-feel-says-more-than-what-you-see-in-movement <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/what-you-feel-says-more-than-what-you-see-in-movement" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/trustsenseoversightinworkouts.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">Your nervous system doesn't speak in movement, but in feeling. You can be your own best coach if you learn to listen to your senses during your workouts. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/what-you-feel-says-more-than-what-you-see-in-movement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle cns feedback Fitness movement patterns nervous system Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:45:33 +0000 172811 at http://breakingmuscle.com Train Your Abs Without Wrecking Your Back http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/train-your-abs-without-wrecking-your-back <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/train-your-abs-without-wrecking-your-back" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201703/trainyourabs.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">7 movements for strong abs that will help your aching back. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/train-your-abs-without-wrecking-your-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ab exercises ab roller back pain bodyweight exercises breakingmuscle Fitness trx Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:31:05 +0000 172806 at http://breakingmuscle.com