fitness

The truth is most of us will never be elite. That's what makes the elite, well, elite. The rest of us are mediocre, but that's not a bad thing as we can be more well-rounded as healthy as a result.
A few months ago I had the pleasure to attend a MovNat workshop. It was a singular combination of fresh air, challenging activities, and of course, trees and heavy rocks.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's popular topics: double unders, Erwan Le Corre, and some philosophical reflections.
Philosophers aren't just a bunch of old bookworms. From Plato, to Nietzsche, to Rousseau, they have long acknowledged the importance of movement and exercise.
There's a lot of nonsense in the fitness world. That's not what I'm about. Don't read this if you've got a sensitive stomach. I'm going to sit you down and tell you how to actually achieve your goals.
Looking for some new moves to add to your workout routine? Or tips to make your training better? In these 8 videos, our experts cover everything from burpees to yoga stretches.
Jon Goodman of the Personal Trainer Development Center gives 5 simple steps to hack your gym workout - workout more efficiently and get better results than anyone else you know.
The fitness world is full of percentages, metrics, and calculations we adhere to like cattle. CrossFit has injected the examples the world needs back into fitness.
These things may or may not be considered dumb - but if you aren't living the lifestyle of a professional athlete, you should avoid them!
Did you read all the top stories on Breaking Muscle in 2011? Better be sure! Check out our Top Ten List of all the best news and features in fitness and exercise!
With the Holiday Season beginning and a New Year starting soon, take time to examine some of your worst fitness habits, and get on a path for success!
Last week we talked with Chris LaLanne about how he became a trainer. This week, we get more hands on with Chris, discussing the challenges of coaching and business.
The overhead squat is the hardest of the squats. It will expose any faults you have in your form. In this video coach Traver Boehm goes over the basics to get started.
The squat is the most fundamental movement in CrossFit as well as Olympic lifting.  Here's a quick video outlining proper squat form.
What do physical fitness and personal security have to do with one other? Miguel DeCoste, a personal safety and threat assessement specialist, says they have a lot to do with each other.
Unless you’ve been living in a cave recently you’ve probably heard of the concept of “Paleo” or “primal” fitness. So, um... how do I actually do this primal fitness thing?
This week marks the start of a new four-week cycle of workout programming in our Strength and Conditioning Workouts. Our new Featured Coach is Liam “Taku” Bauer, co-founder of HybridFitness.tv.