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Why a Hard Workout Isn't Always a Good Workout

We live in a society that often equates "more" with "better." Going overboard is engrained in American culture, and our approach to fitness is no d...

Why Every Athlete Needs Aerobic Training

All forms of exercise can generally be grouped into one of two categories: aerobic or anaerobic. Anaerobic forms of exercise feature short yet inte...

Use High-Intensity Continuous Training to Improve Power and Endurance

Recently, this High Intensity Continuous Training article inspired me to learn and perform this protocol. Mike Robertson is a leader in our field for...

Why You Should Ditch Your Treadmill for a Jacob's Ladder on Your Next Conditioning Workout

I hate the treadmill. I hate how it affects my running form. I hate trying to figure out the right speed and incline settings. I hate how long I ha...

Why You Must Consider Specificity When Planning a Workout

The concept of specificity drives the gains we make from training and practice. In sports and in strength and conditioning, you get what you train for....

The Truth About Altitude Training Masks

Co-written by Jeff Hill From Marshawn Lynch, to the most avid weekend warriors and the average gym goer, people have consistently done their best to...

How Training Like a Fighter Can Make You a Better Athlete

Every fight we watch, whether it is boxing, MMA, or something else, is won in the gym before either contestant enters the ring. Fights of all kind are a...

How Energy Systems Training Can Help You Be Better at Your Sport

When athletes and coaches think about conditioning it often times involves endless bouts of suicides, stair runs, and sprints with reckless abandonment....

The Secret to Conditioning: How to Get in the Right Shape for Your Sport

It doesn't matter how good you are—if you're constantly gassed, you'll never be able to showcase your skills. Playing at a high level continuous...

How to Build Soccer-Specific Conditioning

Every soccer player, coach and parent recognizes that in a 90-minute game, stamina is important.  The question, though, is what does stamina mean...

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