Fitness https://breakingmuscle.com/taxonomy/term2/2 en Understanding Maximum Heart Rate https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/understanding-maximum-heart-rate <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/understanding-maximum-heart-rate" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202101/maximumheartratemhr.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">Monitoring your heart rate may improve your overall health and performance, so my suggestion to anybody trying to nail down their MHR is to use multiple methods and monitor your results. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>The modern fitness era has brought a host of <a href="/healthy-eating/stop-trying-to-hack-your-diet">wearable technologies</a> that can track extraordinary amounts of biological and physiological data. Perhaps the most commonly measured variable we see today is one&rsquo;s <a href="/fitness/keys-to-monitor-an-athletes-workload">heart rate</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/202101/jimmyprunningpic.jpg" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/understanding-maximum-heart-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> aerobic exercise aerobic fitness Fitness fitness fitness technology heart health heart rate heart rate variability obesity obesity crisis VO2 Max wearables weight loss Tue, 19 Jan 2021 19:54:16 +0000 184781 at https://breakingmuscle.com The Hemp Plant's Untapped Potential https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-hemp-plants-untapped-potential <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-hemp-plants-untapped-potential" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202012/maxmoldaschlytthumbnail.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">Despite initially being skeptical of CBD oil, he took the plunge and began using it, and had such positive results he began researching it extensively. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><div class="media_embed" height="360px" width="640px"><iframe allowfullscreen="" height="360px" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/-ohV5eC_pOQ" width="640px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In today&rsquo;s episode of the breaking muscle podcast, I am joined by <a href="https://cannabishealthnews.co.uk/2020/10/14/a-force-of-nature/" target="_blank">Max Moldaschl</a>. Max began his finance career, but found himself tired, stressed, overworked, and heading for burnout.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-hemp-plants-untapped-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bodybuilding elite Elite Programming Fitness growth hacking growth mindset hypertrophy knowledge performance podcast workout programming Mon, 18 Jan 2021 15:53:07 +0000 184736 at https://breakingmuscle.com 10 At-Home Exercises For Women That Actually Work https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/10-at-home-exercises-for-women-that-actually-work <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/10-at-home-exercises-for-women-that-actually-work" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202101/gluteraisewoman.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">Even though you are confined to the four walls of your home, do not let this confinement stop you from following and achieving your fitness goals. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>Since the idea of work-from-home is getting extremely popular during the pandemic, make sure you do not leave your health regimen high and dry. Everyone is suffering from <a href="https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29697338/" target="_blank">Schr&ouml;dinger&rsquo;s disease</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The self-isolation focuses on the idea of assuming that either you are containing the virus from the outspread or preventing yourself from being infected by avoiding any contact with the external environment.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/10-at-home-exercises-for-women-that-actually-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> at home training at home workouts balance ability body fat body weight core stability core strength Fitness fitness Front Squat glutes hamstrings resistance bands stay fit at home weight loss women's fitness workouts Sun, 10 Jan 2021 23:07:25 +0000 184761 at https://breakingmuscle.com The Physiological Effects of Face Masks During Workouts https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-physiological-effects-of-face-masks-during-workouts <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-physiological-effects-of-face-masks-during-workouts" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202101/snatchwithmask.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">Masking is a fact of life during the era of Covid-19 but how do they impact strenuous exercise? </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><img alt="End Tidal Carbon Dioxide Level" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/202101/endtidalcarbondioxidelevelresearch.jpg" title="Mean changes in end-tidal carbon dioxide throughout the exercise test performed by 16 subjects without a mask, with a surgical mask, and with N95 respirator. Error bars represent 95% confidence interval. *indicate significant differences (P &lt; .05)" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-physiological-effects-of-face-masks-during-workouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> aerobic fitness altitude training anaerobic exercise blood flow restriction training breathing Carbon Dioxide covid-19 face masks Fitness heart rate oxygen pandemic physiological stress training mask Fri, 08 Jan 2021 17:33:27 +0000 184771 at https://breakingmuscle.com How to Learn a Handstand and Fall Less https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-to-learn-a-handstand-and-fall-less <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/how-to-learn-a-handstand-and-fall-less" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202101/handstandingym.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">Progress in handstands and calisthenics is determined by how strong your joints and tendons become because these small areas have to withstand the load and force passing through them. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>It&rsquo;s important to know what you want from your handstand journey. The majority of us aren&rsquo;t <a href="/fitness/master-the-hollow-body-hold-to-move-like-a-gymnast">gymnasts</a> or professional hand-balancers, so we don&rsquo;t have to have a perfect handstand, whatever that is.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>With social media, we can often feel disheartened because we are exposed to the very best, whose job is to have a certain handstand.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>There is no competition or judges for the regular person; you are only training for yourself.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-to-learn-a-handstand-and-fall-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> alignment balance ability core endurance Fitness flexibility handstand handstand push up handstand walking neuromuscular pike press to handstand shoulder mobility Spatial Ability wrist pain Mon, 04 Jan 2021 09:44:26 +0000 184741 at https://breakingmuscle.com The World’s Strongest 70-Year Old https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-worlds-strongest-70-year-old <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-worlds-strongest-70-year-old" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202012/oddhaugenyt2.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">A lifetime of lessons from a lifting legend, Odd Haugen, on what it takes to get to the top and how to stay there. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><div class="media_embed" height="360px" width="640px"><iframe allowfullscreen="" height="360px" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/cW1n_pk3Yhg" width="640px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The word legend is thrown around too often, but in this episode, we are genuinely joined by a legend of strength sports &ndash; <a href="https://www.oddehaugen.com/" target="_blank">Odd Haugen</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-worlds-strongest-70-year-old" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bodybuilding elite Elite Programming Fitness growth hacking growth mindset hypertrophy knowledge performance podcast strongman workout programming Sun, 20 Dec 2020 22:10:22 +0000 184626 at https://breakingmuscle.com Mapping Out Muscle Gain https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/mapping-out-muscle-gain <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/mapping-out-muscle-gain" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202012/mappingoutmusclegainthumbnail.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">How to use the Primer-Build-Solidify System to Plan Effective Long-Term, Muscle Building Training </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><div class="media_embed" height="360px" width="640px"><iframe allowfullscreen="" height="360px" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iUgN99NAVQk" width="640px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In this episode, I explain exactly how I think you should train to build the most muscle possible. I explain what <a href="/fitness/individualizing-macronutrient-ratios-for-fat-loss">anabolic resistance</a> is and why it means you must change your training strategy to keep growing.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>I identify the three key phases of training, P.B.S. for short</strong>:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/mapping-out-muscle-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bodybuilding elite Elite Programming Fitness growth hacking growth mindset hypertrophy knowledge performance podcast workout programming Tue, 15 Dec 2020 15:32:39 +0000 184746 at https://breakingmuscle.com Are You the One Sabotaging Your Gains? https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/are-you-the-one-sabotaging-your-gains <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/are-you-the-one-sabotaging-your-gains" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202012/wallball.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">There is a time and place to empty the tank and display your absolute end degrees of strength, however, nobody ever wins a weight room training championship. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>A common misconception in strength training is that every set must be <a href="/fitness/is-training-to-failure-right-for-you">taken to muscular failure</a> to yield a positive adaption.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>When it comes to <a href="/fitness/is-there-a-magical-rep-range-for-hypertrophy">high-rep hypertrophy and endurance training</a>, the body will ultimately discontinue work due to your intolerance to bear the high level of hydrogen accumulation or the accumulation of <a href="/fitness/why-everything-you-know-about-lactic-acid-might-be-wrong">lactic acid</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/are-you-the-one-sabotaging-your-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 1 rep max absolute strength endurance training Fitness hypertrophy incline press injuries maximal muscular power microcycle periodization range of motion Reps in Reserve rest and recovery training programs Mon, 14 Dec 2020 15:12:49 +0000 184726 at https://breakingmuscle.com Do This To Increase Your Bench Press https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/do-this-to-increase-your-bench-press <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/do-this-to-increase-your-bench-press" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202012/benchpresspowerlifting.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">When your bench press plateaus, the good news is it's easily fixed by identifying the underlying problem and implementing effective solutions to address them. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>Have you ever said any of the following about your <a href="/fitness/6-steps-to-becoming-the-bro-with-the-biggest-bench">bench press</a>?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <blockquote><p>&ldquo;I almost had it, I just <em>mis-grooved</em> the lift.&rdquo;</p> <p>&ldquo;I always get pinned at the bottom of my bench.&rdquo;</p> <p>&ldquo;I can touch and go this weight, but when I pause my bench, I&rsquo;m so much weaker.&rdquo;</p> <p>&ldquo;My overhead press and other bench accessories all got stronger but my bench stayed the same.&rdquo;</p> </blockquote> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/do-this-to-increase-your-bench-press" target="_blank">read more</a></p> absolute strength bench press biomechanics eccentric training Fitness fitness isometrics loading microcycle pectorals powerlifting rest and recovery shoulders stretch shortening tempo training triceps exercises Mon, 07 Dec 2020 16:26:11 +0000 184721 at https://breakingmuscle.com Failure Doesn't Exist https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/failure-doesnt-exist <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/failure-doesnt-exist" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202012/raycashcareyt.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">Mater motivator Ray "Cash" Care tells you how to harness your pain and build belief in yourself to conquer life, and he will get in your face until you do it. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><div class="media_embed" height="360px" width="640px"><iframe allowfullscreen="" height="360px" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/nv3d0Ta-BEQ" width="640px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In this episode, I&rsquo;m joined by <a href="https://www.instagram.com/raycashcare/" target="_blank">Ray &ldquo;Cash&rdquo; Care</a>. Ray is a Navy SEAL veteran who has leveraged his experience and passion to become an expert on self-improvement, team-building, and fitness.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/failure-doesnt-exist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bodybuilding elite Elite Programming Fitness growth hacking growth mindset hypertrophy knowledge performance podcast workout programming Mon, 07 Dec 2020 15:59:54 +0000 184701 at https://breakingmuscle.com A Roadmap to Success for Fitness Professional https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/a-roadmap-to-success-for-fitness-professional <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/a-roadmap-to-success-for-fitness-professional" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202012/markcolesheadline.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">Mark Coles teaches us lessons from lifting that transfer to business and beyond. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><div class="media_embed" height="315px" width="560px"><iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315px" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6puBmspfL4I" width="560px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/a-roadmap-to-success-for-fitness-professional" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bodybuilding elite Elite Programming Fitness growth hacking growth mindset hypertrophy knowledge performance podcast workout programming Thu, 03 Dec 2020 20:46:40 +0000 184591 at https://breakingmuscle.com Get More Power from Rowing https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/get-more-power-from-rowing <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/get-more-power-from-rowing" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202012/indoorrowing.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">Somehow those on-water rowers seem to coax more and more out of a rowing machine and leave most gym rowers for dead. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>I&rsquo;m a rower - on water and in the gym. I regularly watch rowers and trainers work out on their <a href="https://hydrow.com" target="_blank">rowing machines</a> with growing frustration. Why am I frustrated?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Because they could be getting much better scores if only they knew one key technique</strong>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/202011/rowingwmgmixc42.jpg" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/get-more-power-from-rowing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> arm strength back strength competitive rowing core strength crossfit Fitness glutes hamstrings hip hinge indoor rowing power power output ratio and rhythm rest and recovery rowing rowing ergometer rowing technique Wed, 02 Dec 2020 12:39:21 +0000 184676 at https://breakingmuscle.com How to Start Calisthenics Training https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-to-start-calisthenics-training <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/how-to-start-calisthenics-training" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202011/sollymuwaniri.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">This article is meant to simplify calisthenics training, guide you from beginner to advanced, and show you how all levels can use your body as a paintbrush to create a masterpiece. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>With the amount of information we&#39;re exposed to, it&quot;s easy to overcomplicate our training. When it comes to calisthenics, it appears to look unsafe because we see the end product from the best athletes, but calisthenics is for all levels.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>There are various forms of calisthenics/bodyweight training that you can do, based on your goals</strong>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-to-start-calisthenics-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 1 rep max bodyweight exercise bodyweight workout calisthenics endurance training energy systems Fitness flexibility hand strength handstand handstand push up l-sit mobility pullups rings rows static balance Training Mon, 30 Nov 2020 19:58:23 +0000 184691 at https://breakingmuscle.com How to Build a Brand in the Fitness Industry https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-to-build-a-brand-in-the-fitness-industry <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/how-to-build-a-brand-in-the-fitness-industry" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202010/andrewcoatesheadline.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">If you are interested in expanding your impact within the fitness industry and want practical tips to help you achieve it, this episode is a goldmine. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="media_embed" height="315px" width="560px"><iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315px" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/3D3hjHPXCEU" width="560px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">Our guest is <a href="https://www.t-nation.com/all-articles/authors/andrew-coates" target="_blank">Andrew Coates</a>.&nbsp;Andrew is a coach, writer, and podcast host. He works with athletes and gen-pop clients with a focus on education and enjoyment.</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-to-build-a-brand-in-the-fitness-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bodybuilding elite Elite Programming Fitness growth hacking growth mindset hypertrophy knowledge performance podcast workout programming Sat, 28 Nov 2020 13:53:45 +0000 184586 at https://breakingmuscle.com The Barbell Squat and Deadlift Alternative https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-barbell-squat-and-deadlift-alternative <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-barbell-squat-and-deadlift-alternative" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202011/medicineballcleanandsquat.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">The medicine ball power clean to squat is the best substitute for anyone who can’t or won’t do barbell deadlifts or squats. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>If we learned anything from our time in quarantine when gyms were closed, we learned we could make do without a gym. We can train to get stronger and more fit in our living rooms, backyards, or garages without machines or even <a href="/fitness/the-greatest-inventions-in-strength-training-history">barbells</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>We can use <a href="/fitness/4-tips-for-building-your-own-bodyweight-training-programs">bodyweight exercises</a> and something simple, like a <a href="/fitness/why-i-love-the-medicine-ball-and-you-should-too">medicine ball</a>, for a great workout.</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-barbell-squat-and-deadlift-alternative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> at home workouts barbells bodyweight exercises core stability deadlifts dynamic balance endurance training Fitness hip hinge medicine ball movement patterns power clean resistance training squats stability ball Mon, 23 Nov 2020 23:34:22 +0000 184656 at https://breakingmuscle.com