Break Parallel Functional Fitness and Health Magazine

Safely Train and Improve your Kipping Butterfly Pull-up

Safely Train and Improve your Kipping Butterfly Pull-up

January 14, 2017

Butterfly pull-ups can be fun to learn and serve a great purpose for athletes. When the time comes for newbies to practice the butterfly kip, I prefer to use a technique called “Blocking Movement” for Reverse Grip Kipping Pull-ups.

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4 Simple Steps to a Stronger Split Jerk

4 Simple Steps to a Stronger Split Jerk

January 10, 2017

If you are looking for a new Split Jerk PR, you have had a hard time getting under the bar, or you simply feel your split stance is unstable...these tips will be for you!

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Week One:  The Bullet Point Open Takes No Prisoners

Week One: The Bullet Point Open Takes No Prisoners

January 09, 2017

 The Bullet Point Open is a 3 week International online event, drawing athletes from around the globe!  This year, the Bullet Point Open kicked off January 1st, with the competitors

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3 Steps to Drastically Improve your Mobility Practice and Performance

3 Steps to Drastically Improve your Mobility Practice and Performance

January 09, 2017

“Don’t take this the wrong way but I don’t care about your pain…what I care about is your mobility"

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How Do I Get Under the Barbell Faster?

How Do I Get Under the Barbell Faster?

December 31, 2016

When new lifters are first learning the Jerks...both Split Jerk and Push (Power) Jerk...in CrossFit and Olympic Lifting, they often ask, "How do I get under the barbell faster?"

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3 Things to Know Before Planning Crossfit - Style Fitness Competition

3 Things to Know Before Planning Crossfit - Style Fitness Competition

December 30, 2016

This was never a business for me, it was something that changed my life and that I wanted to use to help change others.

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Learn How to Conquer Pistol Squats in 2017

Learn How to Conquer Pistol Squats in 2017

December 26, 2016

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Why Should I Lift With My Knuckles Down?

Why Should I Lift With My Knuckles Down?

December 20, 2016

Trainers and Coach's often teach setting up your snatch and your clean with your knuckles down and maintaining this position throughout the entire lift until you turn the bar over, but why?

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Individuals Square Off at SuperFit Lorton

Individuals Square Off at SuperFit Lorton

December 20, 2016

CrossFit athletes lined up for a chance to compete at Crossfit Lorton in Lorton, Virginia.

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The Most Important Post of 2016

The Most Important Post of 2016

December 20, 2016

...it is easy to undervalue what is most important, and overvalue unimportant "things". Too many of us allow societal pressure to be foisted upon us, to make us feel we are below standard, that we need to do more or to be more. Unfortunately, this...

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PRx Performance on Shark Tank Success & Kickstarter Delays

PRx Performance on Shark Tank Success & Kickstarter Delays

December 13, 2016

I love simplicity in design, and the potential for enhanced utility value.  The direction PRX Performance has taken, although frustrating to some, is a necessary evolutionary step in product development.

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Regional Athletes Test Their Fitness at SuperFit Roanoke

Regional Athletes Test Their Fitness at SuperFit Roanoke

December 10, 2016

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Dan Workman Created Gym Crate for Enthusiasts like Himself

Dan Workman Created Gym Crate for Enthusiasts like Himself

December 08, 2016

As a monthly subscription box, the goal of Gym Crate is to make fitness fun and get people back into the gym.

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Weekly Meal Prep: Paleo Barbecue Chicken Casserole

Weekly Meal Prep: Paleo Barbecue Chicken Casserole

December 07, 2016

I have always loved the barbecue, chicken, and bacon combination, so anytime I find a paleo recipe with these ingredients I am going to try it.

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Sweets for Athletes: Protein Pumpkin Spice Tarte Recipe

Sweets for Athletes: Protein Pumpkin Spice Tarte Recipe

December 02, 2016

Here is a great recipe from our friends at Whey Too Sweet!

If you are looking for something tasty and healthy, then here you go.

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5 Keys To Enhance Nutrition for Performance

5 Keys To Enhance Nutrition for Performance

November 25, 2016

Your nutrition or lifestyle eating lays the foundation for keeping you active and healthy. Without a structured plan you risk injury, burnout and a host of chronic conditions.

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Move Faster: How To Improve Explosiveness And Speed In The Snatch

Move Faster: How To Improve Explosiveness And Speed In The Snatch

November 25, 2016

When I saw the snatch for the first time, all I wanted was to be fast. The speed that these lifters would move with was insane. Here’s the thing though. You try recording yourself. You feel like you’re moving fast. Then you take a look at the replay…

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CrossFit Bel Air Hosts Intense SuperFit Games Competition

CrossFit Bel Air Hosts Intense SuperFit Games Competition

November 11, 2016

Competitors went head-to-head at the SuperFit Bel Air competition in Forest Hill, MD. CrossFit Bel Air hosted this round that gave teams of two a chance to dominate three different fitness events.

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CrossFit Games Athlete Margaux Alvarez on Balancing CrossFit and Winemaking

CrossFit Games Athlete Margaux Alvarez on Balancing CrossFit and Winemaking

November 10, 2016

Margaux Alvarez is known to many for her outstanding CrossFit performances, but she has recently given equal attention to another venture: Winemaking.

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2 Simple Drills to Improve Your Running Today!

2 Simple Drills to Improve Your Running Today!

November 09, 2016

90% of running comes from learning how to fall...the key to improved running

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Rep Fitness Gladiator Barbell Review

Rep Fitness Gladiator Barbell Review

November 07, 2016

Over an 8 week period the barbell was tested daily in a CrossFit gym and used in every possible movement and training session with a wide variety of athletes.

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How To Improve Your Running for CrossFit?

How To Improve Your Running for CrossFit?

November 02, 2016

Running, also known as that thing you do between pull-ups and kettlebell swings to give your forearms a rest.

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Small Business Profile: StrengthCrate Delivers for Athletes

Small Business Profile: StrengthCrate Delivers for Athletes

October 31, 2016

StrengthCrate isn’t just a free box of samples, it’s a tool to help athletes become better.

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Improve your Squat for Function and Sport.

Improve your Squat for Function and Sport.

October 24, 2016

"What is your torso supposed to look like in a squat?"

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