Breaking Muscle UK http://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/feed/rss en-uk The Grip Test: Can You Hold Your Own https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/the-grip-test-can-you-hold-your-own <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/workouts/the-grip-test-can-you-hold-your-own" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn3.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201612/gripstrength2.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">Grip strength is not only fundamental to daily function, but it looks to be be a clear indicator of cardiovascular health and mortality. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/the-grip-test-can-you-hold-your-own" target="_blank">read more</a></p> age breakingmuscle cardiovascular health grip strength grip training heart disease Workouts Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:44:20 +0000 169631 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk Muscle Science: Bigger Isn't Stronger https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/fitness/muscle-science-bigger-isnt-stronger <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/fitness/muscle-science-bigger-isnt-stronger" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201611/biggerisntstronger.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">It’s inconclusive how much of a role the growth of muscle plays in the growth of strength. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/fitness/muscle-science-bigger-isnt-stronger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 1RM absolute strength breakingmuscle csa Fitness hypertrophy Wed, 30 Nov 2016 03:36:04 +0000 169561 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk The Bottoms-Up Press: Engage the Best of You https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/the-bottoms-up-press-engage-the-best-of-you <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/workouts/the-bottoms-up-press-engage-the-best-of-you" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201611/kbbottoms-uppress1200px.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">If your training does not include the bottoms-up kettlebell press, your overhead strength and stability are not what they could be. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/the-bottoms-up-press-engage-the-best-of-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle kettlebells overhead press shoulder health stability strength Workouts Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:54:50 +0000 169516 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk The 4-Week Christmas Strength Challenge https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/the-4-week-christmas-strength-challenge <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/workouts/the-4-week-christmas-strength-challenge" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201611/deadlift1200px.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">You have 4 weeks before gut busting holiday meals and some time away from the gym. Make it work. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/the-4-week-christmas-strength-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> barbell bench press breakingmuscle deadlift pull ups Squat strength strength and conditioning Workouts Sun, 27 Nov 2016 23:16:49 +0000 169446 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk All Diets Fail. Why Bother? https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/fitness/all-diets-fail-why-bother <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/fitness/all-diets-fail-why-bother" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201611/alldietsfail.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">Don't believe the naysayers who will tell you everything is beyond your control. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/fitness/all-diets-fail-why-bother" target="_blank">read more</a></p> body composition breakingmuscle diet fat loss Fitness metabolism obesity science Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:25:50 +0000 169406 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk Functional Training: Get Real! https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/fitness/functional-training-get-real <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/fitness/functional-training-get-real" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn5.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201611/isyourtrainingfunctional.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">Whether a movement can be called functional depends on the needs of the individual. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/fitness/functional-training-get-real" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle competitive sports Fitness FMS injury prevention mobility strength Sat, 26 Nov 2016 21:21:42 +0000 169391 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk A Simple Workout Plan for Serious Mass Gain https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/a-simple-workout-plan-for-serious-mass-gain <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/workouts/a-simple-workout-plan-for-serious-mass-gain" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn2.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201611/armsracehl.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">Packing on the muscle doesn't have to be complicated; you just have to be committed. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p>The age-old desire to build a strong, well-proportioned physique is still alive and well. Yes, the average gym-goer no longer yearns to build a monstrous, freaky, eye-popping body complete with gnarly veins, huge, stumpy legs and the inability to fit into a dress shirt. <strong>But everybody in the gym still wants to build an appreciable amount of muscle and strength.</strong> And they want to actually see the results of their hard work without it being hidden under a layer of unwanted body fat.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/a-simple-workout-plan-for-serious-mass-gain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle hypertrophy mass nutrition physique programming workouts Workouts Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:23:33 +0000 169256 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk Kettlebell Triple: Strength, Mobility, and Symmetry Exercises https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/kettlebell-triple-strength-mobility-and-symmetry-exercises <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/workouts/kettlebell-triple-strength-mobility-and-symmetry-exercises" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn4.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201602/kettlebellswingwoman1200px.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">Introducing a self-limiting element to your training will emphasize movement quality to build precision and strength. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/workouts/kettlebell-triple-strength-mobility-and-symmetry-exercises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> balance breakingmuscle Kettlebell loaded carries movnat natural movement stability Strength Technique Workouts Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:16:47 +0000 169251 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk Simplicity Rules: Start Your Diet with Natural Food https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/healthy-eating/simplicity-rules-start-your-diet-with-natural-food <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/healthy-eating/simplicity-rules-start-your-diet-with-natural-food" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201610/raspberryonthevinehl.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">Unless you're looking to beat Usain Bolt's record later this year, save yourself the stress of weighing and measuring. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/healthy-eating/simplicity-rules-start-your-diet-with-natural-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle carbohydrates macronutrients macros nutrition nutritional research Paleo whole food Healthy Eating Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:00:00 +0000 168666 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk Rebuild Your Hip Function with Tempo Training https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/fitness/rebuild-your-hip-function-with-tempo-training <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/uk/fitness/rebuild-your-hip-function-with-tempo-training" class="imagecache imagecache-300x188 imagecache-linked imagecache-300x188_linked"><img src="https://cdn6.omidoo.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/300x188/images/headline/201610/garrettbheadlinehips.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">Ignoring dysfunction in your hips will allow all of your lifts to spiral out of control. </div></div></div><!--paging_filter--><p><a href="https://breakingmuscle.co.uk/uk/fitness/rebuild-your-hip-function-with-tempo-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> beginner breakingmuscle deadlift Fitness posture alignment therapy reverse lunge sitting Squat Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:00:00 +0000 168576 at https://breakingmuscle.co.uk