Breaking Muscle http://breakingmuscle.com/feed/rss en The Reasons You Aren't Losing Body Fat http://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/the-reasons-you-arent-losing-body-fat <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/healthy-eating/the-reasons-you-arent-losing-body-fat" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/weightlossfads1.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">Chasing some new diet dogma isn't going to fix your underlying issues. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/201711/weightlossfads1.jpeg" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/the-reasons-you-arent-losing-body-fat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> body composition diet dietary fat fad diet fat loss fitness fads ketogenic diet Paleo weight loss Healthy Eating Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:28:17 +0000 178381 at http://breakingmuscle.com You've Been Competitive, Now Try Training for Life http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/youve-been-competitive-now-try-training-for-life <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/youve-been-competitive-now-try-training-for-life" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/trainingforlife1.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">Take the time to enjoy your training, find balance, and set new goals because, in the long run, it will set you up for a lifetime of training that isn’t dictated by any season. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="female athlete" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/201711/tessaphoto2.png" style="height:383px; width:640px" title="female athlete" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>As a competitor, coming off of competition comes with a mix of emotions</strong>. It could be regret for not competing or preparing as well as you could have, it could be pride for performing well, it could be gratitude for the people who helped you get to where you did, or it could be all of those things and none of them at the same time.</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/youve-been-competitive-now-try-training-for-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> challenges Fitness fun mindset strength and conditioning variety Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:53:47 +0000 178346 at http://breakingmuscle.com Extreme Calisthenics: From the Playground to the Silver Screen http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/extreme-calisthenics-from-the-playground-to-the-silver-screen <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/extreme-calisthenics-from-the-playground-to-the-silver-screen" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/rainbennettpodcast.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">All you need to be in shape is your body, a bar, and gravity. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><strong>A decade ago on YouTube,</strong> one of the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfsTKfUT-RQ" target="_blank">very first viral videos</a> was of an impossibly muscled man who called himself &ldquo;Hannibal for King.&rdquo; In that video, he does equally impossible things on pull up bars and playground equipment in a park in Harlem. Five hundred miles away in North Carolina, a young, aspiring filmmaker watched in awe at the power, fluidity, and control on display.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/extreme-calisthenics-from-the-playground-to-the-silver-screen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> acrobatics bodyweight calisthenics documentaries entertainment extreme sports Fitness Gymnastics movies podcast Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:56:15 +0000 178361 at http://breakingmuscle.com 3 Core Exercises to Help You Ditch the Crunches http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/3-core-exercises-to-help-you-ditch-the-crunches <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/3-core-exercises-to-help-you-ditch-the-crunches" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/dvrtamandathebe1.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">It's time we stop thinking of the core as just a six pack. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>One of the best things about attending the annual DVRT (Ultimate Sandbag Training) Masters Summit is that <strong>I get a chance to spend time with some of the world&rsquo;s best trainers. </strong>We trade ideas about how to apply the Dynamic Variable Resistance Training (DVRT) system into our own training, and how to help our clients to move and train better than ever before.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/3-core-exercises-to-help-you-ditch-the-crunches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> abs core exercises core stability core strength DVRT Fitness sandbag training sandbags Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:09:49 +0000 178301 at http://breakingmuscle.com Stay Injury Free While Training for Size http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/stay-injury-free-while-training-for-size <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/stay-injury-free-while-training-for-size" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/ringrowscrossfit1.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">Smart programming, exercise selection, and execution can go a long way to reducing the risk of injury. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/201711/ringrowscrossfit1.jpeg" /></p> <p class="rteright"><span style="font-size:11px">Photo by <a href="https://www.instagram.com/bev.childress.creative/">Bev Childress</a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/stay-injury-free-while-training-for-size" target="_blank">read more</a></p> deadlift Fitness functional movement hypertrophy injury mass gain mobility pull up rehab rehabilitation strength and conditioning Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:56:55 +0000 178306 at http://breakingmuscle.com Yes, You Can Build Muscle Without Specialized Equipment http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/yes-you-can-build-muscle-without-specialized-equipment <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/yes-you-can-build-muscle-without-specialized-equipment" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/buildmusclewithoutspecializedequipment1.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">Sometimes you need to get creative to figure out the best methods in order to build muscle with the equipment you do have. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><strong>Every young powerlifter thinks they want to train at a bare bones garage gym with no machines or unnecessary equipment</strong>. They fall in love with the idea of training only with a barbell and heavy free weights&mdash; often they go to great lengths to seek out such heaven.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/yes-you-can-build-muscle-without-specialized-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> accessory work belt squat Fitness hypertrophy muscle growth quadriceps strength and conditioning upright rows z press Thu, 16 Nov 2017 22:19:16 +0000 178191 at http://breakingmuscle.com Making Good Nutrition Choices During the Holidays http://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/making-good-nutrition-choices-during-the-holidays <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/healthy-eating/making-good-nutrition-choices-during-the-holidays" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/turkeyhealthyfitman1.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">Staying fit, regardless the time of year, should not feel like a punishment. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><strong>You&rsquo;ll hear no advice from this coach preaching abstinence when it comes to holiday treats</strong>. The holiday season is a time for festivities, fun, family, friends, fraternizing, flirting, and fanciful feasts.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/making-good-nutrition-choices-during-the-holidays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> daily exercise daily practice healthy eating meal planning Healthy Eating Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:01:33 +0000 178286 at http://breakingmuscle.com It's Movember: Why Men Are Being Left Behind http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/its-movember-why-men-are-being-left-behind <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/its-movember-why-men-are-being-left-behind" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/movemberwomanbeatingmen1.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 fact is that men simply aren’t keeping pace with women when it comes to health and longevity. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>The beautiful month of October brings us brilliant fall foliage and relief from the summer heat, along with the excitement of football season, baseball playoffs, and the start of basketball. Pink ribbons and uniform accents appear in each of these sports in October, signifying the month&rsquo;s focus on breast cancer awareness. Our communities, however splintered, seem to unite around this cause, and rightly so. I&rsquo;m glad to see that focus, as it&rsquo;s a terrible disease that has touched nearly everyone&rsquo;s life, mine included.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/its-movember-why-men-are-being-left-behind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> culture education Fitness longevity men's health prostate cancer social norms society Thu, 16 Nov 2017 03:29:03 +0000 178291 at http://breakingmuscle.com Embrace Your Discomfort to Reveal Transformation http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/embrace-your-discomfort-to-reveal-transformation <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/embrace-your-discomfort-to-reveal-transformation" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/buildingmentalstrength1.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">Embrace your discomfort, because on the other side of it is transformation. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/201711/buildingmentalstrength1.jpeg" /></p> <p class="rteright"><span style="font-size:11px">Source: Erica Robinson</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/embrace-your-discomfort-to-reveal-transformation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> change daily practice Fitness goal setting lifestyle mindset Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:05:50 +0000 178281 at http://breakingmuscle.com The Greater Purpose of Strength http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-greater-purpose-of-strength <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-greater-purpose-of-strength" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201711/sociallyconscioussquatterpodcastfb.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 tool matters far less than the tribe you build around it. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" class="imagecache-full_width" src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/full_width/images/bydate/201711/sociallyconscioussquatterpodcastig.jpg" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Welcome to the second installment of the Socially Conscious Squatter Show. </strong>Here we examine the intimate link between fitness, health, and the issues of our time.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-greater-purpose-of-strength" target="_blank">read more</a></p> community Fitness kettlebells motivation podcast tribes Turkish get up Wed, 15 Nov 2017 03:40:16 +0000 178276 at http://breakingmuscle.com