Breaking Muscle https://breakingmuscle.com/feed/rss en The Talk Test and the Lactate Threshold https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-talk-test-and-the-lactate-threshold <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/the-talk-test-and-the-lactate-threshold" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202104/squatsnatch.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">You just might be able to talk yourself into being fitter and having more endurance. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CNk8nxXHhbm/" data-instgrm-version="13" style=" background:#FFF; border:0; border-radius:3px; box-shadow:0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width:540px; min-width:326px; padding:0; width:99.375%; width:-webkit-calc(100% - 2px); width:calc(100% - 2px);"></blockquote><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/the-talk-test-and-the-lactate-threshold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> endurance Fitness lactate threshold talk test VO2 Max Mon, 12 Apr 2021 04:27:20 +0000 184976 at https://breakingmuscle.com How to Train an Older Adult https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-to-train-an-older-adult <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/how-to-train-an-older-adult" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202104/robertlinkulyt.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 be an athlete forever. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><div><iframe frameborder="0" height="360px" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/fNpRG4p_egU" title="YouTube video player" width="640px"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-to-train-an-older-adult" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bodybuilding elite Elite Programming Fitness growth hacking growth mindset hypertrophy knowledge performance podcast workout programming Thu, 08 Apr 2021 14:16:29 +0000 184971 at https://breakingmuscle.com Why Plantar Fasciitis is More Common Than You Think https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/why-plantar-fasciitis-is-more-common-than-you-think <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/why-plantar-fasciitis-is-more-common-than-you-think" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202104/plantarfasciitisboxjump.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">Your feet are a major source of power and the only connection you have to the ground as you take off in a run, a jump, or a major lift. Treat them well. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>Hasewaga et al (2020) assert that 1 in 10 people will develop plantar fasciitis in their review of <a href="https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32785856/" target="_blank">minimally invasive treatment of plantar fasciitis</a>. The term itself is applied to inflammation and micro-tearing of the plantar fascia. Your plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue running along the arch of your foot, from your toes to your heel.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/why-plantar-fasciitis-is-more-common-than-you-think" target="_blank">read more</a></p> fascia feet Fitness jumping olympic lifting plantar fasciitis Recovery rest running Squat Tue, 06 Apr 2021 03:46:00 +0000 184961 at https://breakingmuscle.com Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Cuffs for Boundary Pushers https://breakingmuscle.com/reviews/blood-flow-restriction-bfr-cuffs-for-boundary-pushers <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/reviews/blood-flow-restriction-bfr-cuffs-for-boundary-pushers" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202104/bfrtechnique.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"> These blood flow restriction (BFR) cuffs may be the new addition you need for your training regimen if you are a serious about your training. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>When we think about fitness products paired with smartphone apps, the first thought that comes to mind is if this product will pair properly with the app on the smartphone. Thankfully, I can confidently say that <a href="https://saga.fitness/" target="_blank">SAGA fitness</a> has done an excellent job designing its smart <a href="/fitness/restricted-blood-flow-builds-bigger-muscles">Blood Flow Restriction</a> (<a href="https://saga.fitness/products/the-bfr-cuffs" target="_blank">BFR</a>) cuffs.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/reviews/blood-flow-restriction-bfr-cuffs-for-boundary-pushers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> bar muscle up blood flow restriction training crossfit crossfit open fitness apps fitness technology martial arts pull ups Reviews Mon, 05 Apr 2021 12:39:04 +0000 184956 at https://breakingmuscle.com 10 Do Anywhere Exercises for Strong Arm Muscles https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/10-do-anywhere-exercises-for-strong-arm-muscles <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/10-do-anywhere-exercises-for-strong-arm-muscles" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202104/widerthickerarms.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">Sculpted, thick, wide biceps and arms never go out of style. Fire up those guns and do it without hitting the gym. </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/202104/biceps.jpeg" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>When the weather is great, you want to show some skin</strong>. You didn&rsquo;t hit the gym as often as you wanted to and your arms are looking a little flat. You might want to dedicate some time to do exercises that specifically target your arms to make them sleek, sexy, and sculpted so you are ready to hit the nightclubs, go on vacation with your besties, or look great in photos during an upcoming event.</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/10-do-anywhere-exercises-for-strong-arm-muscles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> arm strength at-home exercise at-home workouts biceps curls dumbbells Fitness hypertrophy no equipment push ups shoulders stay fit at home triceps Mon, 05 Apr 2021 06:27:37 +0000 180961 at https://breakingmuscle.com Are Ripped Hands Still Cool in CrossFit? https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/are-ripped-hands-still-cool-in-crossfit <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/are-ripped-hands-still-cool-in-crossfit" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202104/gymnasticgripscrossfit.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 CrossFit competition season and that means blisters and cuts. Is it a mark of your determination or just plain silly? </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/202104/callousedrippedhand.jpeg" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/are-ripped-hands-still-cool-in-crossfit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> barbell knurl callouses chalk crossfit crossfit games crossfit open Fitness gymnastic straps liquid chalk ripped hands Mon, 05 Apr 2021 05:38:32 +0000 184951 at https://breakingmuscle.com Does Fish Oil Supplementation Impact Recovery? https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/does-fish-oil-supplementation-impact-recovery <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/does-fish-oil-supplementation-impact-recovery" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202103/pushpress.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">Fish oil supplements have many proven health benefits, so scientists are researching to ascertain if fish oil can aid in muscle soreness and recovery. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>Fish oil supplementation has gained a lot of attention for its health benefits. Specifically, supplementation of omega 3 fatty acids has demonstrated positive effects on blood pressure, triglycerides, and heart rate.<a href="https://www.researchgate.net/publication/49643315_Effects_of_B_vitamins_and_omega_3_fatty_acids_on_cardiovascular_diseases_a_randomised_placebo_controlled_trialSUFOLOM3_Collaborative_GroupBMJ2010341c6273101136bmjc6273299304521115589" target="_blank"><sup>1</sup></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/does-fish-oil-supplementation-impact-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> anti-inflammatory creatine eccentric training Fish Oil Fitness heart health jumping squats omega 3 resistance training supplements The Recovery Guide vertical jump Sun, 28 Mar 2021 07:29:47 +0000 184941 at https://breakingmuscle.com Effective Fitness Requires an Intuitive Mindset https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/effective-fitness-requires-an-intuitive-mindset <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/effective-fitness-requires-an-intuitive-mindset" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202103/thekavadlobrothers.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">If you focus on your training mindset, you will develop more than just physical strength. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>The key to effective fitness and training is to know yourself. Introspection&#39;s power will allow you to develop a deep sense of understanding for everything you will learn on your journey.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/coaches/danny-kavadlo">Danny Kavadlo</a>, with his brother <a href="/coaches/al-kavadlo">Al Kavadlo</a>, is an authority in <a href="/fitness/the-top-5-street-workout-money-moves">calisthenics</a> and fitness.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/effective-fitness-requires-an-intuitive-mindset" target="_blank">read more</a></p> absolute strength american weightlifting at home training calisthenics dynamic balance explosive strength Fitness lifelong fitness mobility self mastery stay fit at home Sat, 27 Mar 2021 20:18:28 +0000 184896 at https://breakingmuscle.com Too Much Rest Or Not Enough? https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/too-much-rest-or-not-enough <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/fitness/too-much-rest-or-not-enough" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202103/toomuchrest.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">Instead of using arbitrary textbook standards or spending money on gadgets to gauge rest times, just breathe. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>I hated studying for certification tests. Right after college, I took one of the more <a href="/fitness/what-does-certification-mean">reputable certifications</a> for strength and conditioning. While preparing, it wasn&#39;t very reassuring to memorize concepts the test-makers thought was more important than I did.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/too-much-rest-or-not-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> alactic certification compound set diaphragmatic breathing fast twitch fatigue Fitness heart rate variability rest rest and recovery strength and conditioning The Recovery Guide Mon, 22 Mar 2021 14:06:43 +0000 184936 at https://breakingmuscle.com A Guide to Not Just Survive, But Thrive During Menopause https://breakingmuscle.com/reviews/a-guide-to-not-just-survive-but-thrive-during-menopause <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/reviews/a-guide-to-not-just-survive-but-thrive-during-menopause" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img loading="lazy" src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/202103/amandathebe.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 book is an essential, informative, and entertaining step-by-step guide on how to thrive through menopause. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>As a man in his late thirties, I&rsquo;m no expert on <a href="/fitness/hormones-and-fat-gain-during-menopause">menopause</a>. And, I&rsquo;m probably not the first person <a href="/coaches/amanda-thebe">Amanda Thebe</a>, the author, had in mind to review her book:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.amazon.com/Menopocalypse-Learned-Thrive-During-Menopause/dp/1771647604" target="_blank">Menopocalypse - How I Learned to Thrive During Menopause, and How You Can Too</a>.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.com/reviews/a-guide-to-not-just-survive-but-thrive-during-menopause" target="_blank">read more</a></p> at-home exercise balanced diet fatigue menopause mental health mood swings sleep deprivation weight loss Reviews Wed, 17 Mar 2021 16:32:37 +0000 184916 at https://breakingmuscle.com