3 of the Best: This Week's Top Articles, Vol. 11

Welcome to our brand new weekend roundup, Three of the Best! Every Sunday, we'll post up Breaking Muscle's top three articles of the week. These pieces have caught your attention throughout the last seven days. So here they are in one place for you to consume, digest, and enjoy.


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#1 - CrossFitters: 5 Steps to Immediately Improve Your Weightlifting

By Colm O'Reilly


You know the drill all too well. You hit your warm up, you load your plates on your bar on your platform. Same as always. But then it happens... you start to miss. Why? A lot of the time we’re physically able to shift the metal, but we psych ourselves out. Here are some strategies to overcome this.




#2 - The One-Session, One-Exercise, One-Set Strength Plan

By Chet Morjaria



If you’re anything like me, holiday season training is a mental struggle. There’s little chance of sticking to a meaningful, 3-4 times a week training plan. So how do you fit a structured strength training program into the forthcoming weeks? What if you could get all the strength, speed, and power work you need with one single set of one exercise, one day a week?




#3 - Banish Pain Permanently: 3 Self-Assessment Tools

By Maryann Berry


Mobility, self-care, and physical therapy techniques are growing in popularity. While some people see results from these techniques, the majority of people are still mystified by the true underlying cause of their pain and how to fix it for good. In the video, I’ll show you three simple self-assessment techniques.




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Photo courtesy of CrossFit Ireland.

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