Saying Goodbye to a Decade of Breaking Muscle

It is been ten many years since Breaking Muscle mass began. When I initial begun, I wrote about what was appealing to me at the time simply because I couldn’t discover the information any place else. I was fascinated in yoga, CrossFit, Russian kettlebell coaching, MMA, and then that lead me to weightlifting and gymnastics, but most of the professional push was about bodybuilding and physique, with very minimal else. What was appealing to me and Breaking Muscle mass was niche and difficult to discover and absolutely not mainstream.


We have been not making an attempt to sell a brand or a procedure. It was usually about the science of coaching, the method, the programming, and the minds that have been shaping the field. About 5 million people a thirty day period visited the website, hundreds of countless numbers of them followed us on social media, almost two,000 coaches wrote or appeared on our pages, we gave absent countless numbers of coaching ideas, and the website gained numerous awards in the field. I imagine we found that the mainstream was just as curious and fascinated as we have been in new adventures in toughness and conditioning.



So, I appear back again on all of Breaking Muscle’s achievements with pride but I by no means expected any of it. For me, it was usually about the awareness, the coaches and trainers, and the likelihood to check out new points. I evaluate the success of the website by its impact and reach around the many years in serving to to advertise barbells, kettlebells, box fitness centers, strongman, CrossFit, yoga, MMA, triathlons, impediment class racing, Olympic weightlifting, natural motion, and all forms of eclectic coaching practices.


Quickly, my youngest baby will begin initial quality, and the oldest has just begun graduate faculty, and I am finishing my doctorate in psychology. My time is most effective spent on my relatives and my need to go after new educational prospects. Frankly, in the previous two many years or so, I have not had the time essential for Breaking Muscle mass. I found that online society is pushed so a great deal by social media that it wasn’t comfortable to be major the publication any longer simply because I had and have no fascination in staying on Facebook or Instagram or any of the other applications out there. I have known for some time that a modify was required.



Never get me completely wrong, I will be eternally grateful for the practical experience of Breaking Muscle mass and the numerous focused health and wellness specialists I satisfied as a result of the website. Now, nonetheless, I am joyful to hand off the responsibility of running Breaking Muscle mass to the staff at BarBend. I am rooting for them to succeed and to continue setting up on the foundations of the website. They will, no question, get it in bold new directions and, I hope, reach a new generation and viewers with the similar enthusiasm and curiosity.


So, thank you for supporting Breaking Muscle mass. And, thank you for staying a part of the ride. I leave the website with practically nothing but constructive views and very good wishes.


Mindith Rahmat


Breaking Muscle mass


Breaking Muscle mass is just one of the world’s most reputable and beloved health internet websites. That is an impressive and essential legacy. As material creators passionate about toughness and wellness, we at BarBend are honored to lead the website in the subsequent chapter of its evolution. We get Breaking Muscle’s legacy and status severely, and in the coming many years, we hope to create upon and honor Mindith Rahmat’s awesome work supporting toughness admirers all-around the world.


You can find something very individual about this modify. As with tens of millions of viewers, Breaking Muscle mass has been an essential useful resource for my very own toughness journey. And as with any modify, our vision for Breaking Muscle mass will get some time to strategy and comprehend for the time staying, a great deal will continue being the similar as we slowly roll out a new reader practical experience. I converse for the total BarBend staff in saying we are energized about not only what this website has accomplished in ten many years, but for what is still to appear.


David Tao

Co-Founder and CEO, BarBend