How to Calculate Your Fitness Age (Though Your True Age Is an Attitude)

Originally posted at: https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/how-to-calculate-your-fitness-age-though-your-true-age-is-an-attitude

In my experience, being “young” is a decision. So, if you’re stuck in a rut and feeling older than you are, here are a few tips to get you moving towards feeling young.

“Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you if you’re young at heart.”

Frank Sinatra

 

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Subversive Fitness: Day 284 Of 360

Originally posted at: https://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-284-of-360

Keep a strong, steady pace, attempt no rest, and accept no positional compromise.
Day 284 Of 360
Pendlay row: 5 x 5 @ (up to) 80% of 2RM
1 x 5L, 5R @ (up to) 70% (as 1-arm kettlebell row)
1 x 10L, 10R @ 60% (as 1-arm kettlebell row)

 

If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When the scheme is listed as “5 x 5″, it always refers to “Sets” x “Reps”.

 

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20 Ways to Prepare Poultry: Apple Chicken Marsala

Originally posted at: http://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/20-ways-to-prepare-poultry-apple-chicken-marsala

This comforting and flavorful chicken dish is great for clean eating or entertaining.

Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a mealtime staple for athletes as well as in many healthy eating households. Falling back on the same old recipes starts to become mundane and a little too routine.

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Subversive Fitness: Day 283 Of 360

Originally posted at: http://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-283-of-360

Organization of movement, power, timing, and dexterity all play an equal part in the safe and heavy completion of either lift chosen today.
Day 283 Of 360
Kettlebell high-pull + Goblet catch or sandbag shoulder: 5 x 5 @ as heavy as possible in each set

 

Rest as needed between sets, and intersperse movements as desired-if sufficient equipment is available, there is great value to a few rounds of each. Each set should be difficult, violent, and feature sound positioning throughout.

 

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Use Olympic Weightlifting to Transform Strength Into Speed

Originally posted at: http://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/use-olympic-weightlifting-to-transform-strength-into-speed

Strength needs to be integrated into many other training modalities to have relevance. Olympic lifting transforms strength into speed.

I am often asked, when should one use Olympic-style weightlifting exercises in the training of competitive athletes, especially at the high school and collegiate level? Should athletes be bigger, faster and stronger in order for them to survive? It's not a provocative question, or at least it does not mean to be.

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20 Ways to Prepare Poultry: Apple Chicken Marsala

Originally posted at: https://breakingmuscle.com/healthy-eating/20-ways-to-prepare-poultry-apple-chicken-marsala

This comforting and flavorful chicken dish is great for clean eating or entertaining.

Chicken and turkey are popular for being high in protein and low in saturated fats making a mealtime staple for athletes as well as in many healthy eating households. Falling back on the same old recipes starts to become mundane and a little too routine.

read more

Use Olympic Weightlifting to Transform Strength Into Speed

Originally posted at: https://breakingmuscle.com/fitness/use-olympic-weightlifting-to-transform-strength-into-speed

Strength needs to be integrated into many other training modalities to have relevance. Olympic lifting transforms strength into speed.

I am often asked, when should one use Olympic-style weightlifting exercises in the training of competitive athletes, especially at the high school and collegiate level? Should athletes be bigger, faster and stronger in order for them to survive? It's not a provocative question, or at least it does not mean to be.

read more

Subversive Fitness: Day 283 Of 360

Originally posted at: https://breakingmuscle.com/workouts/subversive-fitness-day-283-of-360

Organization of movement, power, timing, and dexterity all play an equal part in the safe and heavy completion of either lift chosen today.
Day 283 Of 360
Kettlebell high-pull + Goblet catch or sandbag shoulder: 5 x 5 @ as heavy as possible in each set

 

Rest as needed between sets, and intersperse movements as desired-if sufficient equipment is available, there is great value to a few rounds of each. Each set should be difficult, violent, and feature sound positioning throughout.

 

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