Category Archives: Health

Start a Healthy New Family Tradition

Is eating ourselves into a coma really the best way to cultivate gratitude?
We human beings are a strange lot. We continue going through the motions of cultural traditions, long after the reason they were created has been forgotten. In fact, we’ll go right on doing them, even after we learn that they’re harmful.

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Source:: Breaking Muscle

Subversive Fitness: Day 243 of 360

Tension helps build strength, provided we stay engaged in the process.
Day 243 of 360
7 rounds of:

3L 1-arm kettlebell row
3L 1-arm kettlebell clean
3R 1-arm kettlebell row
3R 1-arm kettlebell clean
3 Pull-up (Scaled to full ability in each round)
1-minute rest

Each round of lifts should be as heavy as possible and use one single kettlebell- lighter of the two lifts governs weight (the goal is to balance them through strong effort).
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Source:: Breaking Muscle

Be Your Own Expert and Turbo-Charge Your Training After Age 50

If you change your thinking you could be turning in some of your best performances in your fifties. This is one person’s inspiring journey that proves age ain’t nothing but a number.

As we age we expect to develop aches, pains, and reduced workout tolerance that prevents us from training the way we used to. Those of us who are female also have the added threat of menopause looming over us, with the assumption that fitness, youth, and appearance are all approaching a cliff edge.

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Source:: Breaking Muscle

Be Your Own Expert and Turbo-Charge Your Training After Age 50

If you change your thinking you could be turning in some of your best performances in your fifties. This is one person’s inspiring journey that proves age ain’t nothing but a number.

As we age we expect to develop aches, pains, and reduced workout tolerance that prevents us from training the way we used to. Those of us who are female also have the added threat of menopause looming over us, with the assumption that fitness, youth, and appearance are all approaching a cliff edge.

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Source:: Breaking Muscle

The Beginner Pull-Up Program: Adding Volume and Variety

The work in this week’s program will challenge the base you’ve built in the first three weeks with a significant amount of volume and concludes with different ring variations to bring variety.
The Beginner Pull-Up Program is designed to help you achieve your first strict pull-up. If you already have a pull-up or two, this program will help you progress your strength toward more extended sets and more advanced pulling movements.

This program is broken into five weeks, each focusing on a different aspect of the pull-up. Each week brings a new sequence of exercises to be repeated 3-4 times in Read More

Source:: Breaking Muscle