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Does Your Pitching Velocity Dip During the Season? Here's Why

A high school pitcher trains his butt off during the offseason but stops completely when the season actually begins. I see it all too often. In my ...

Test Your Lower-Body Strength With the Goblet Squat Challenge

There's a good chance you're not strong enough to Back Squat. Yet, this is the first Squat variation that many you will attempt if you haven't already...

10 Things the Strongest Athletes in the Weight Room Have in Common

On every team—or in a weight room—there's always a group of athletes who are stronger than the pack. It might seem like these athletes were gifted...

How to Harness Coffee's Sports Performance Benefits

Caffeine is a legal performance enhancing drug, in fact, it's even on the WADA's monitoring program for possible in-competition abuse. Caffeine has been...

Combine Freeweight and Bodyweight Exercises for Easy Supersets

Body Weight vs. Free Weight Exercises? Two Tough Workouts Mixing Both Training Methods By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Visualize a gym with one side comprising...

3 Reasons Why Athletes Should Limit Cardio Workouts

It's a cliché scene in nearly every sports movie you have seen since you were a kid. The tough underdog jogs into the night sporting an unimpressive...

This Single-Leg RDL Variation Will Help You Get Faster and Prevent Injuries

The banded single-leg RDL (Romanian Deadlift) with a row is a great exercise to train the hamstrings, glutes, lower back and lats how to decelerate and...

This Training Mistake Ruins Your Explosiveness

We all reach plateaus in our training. The more advanced we become, the more likely our progress is to stagnate. We think endlessly about why we're...

How to Perform Back Extensions Correctly to Improve Sports Performance and Prevent Back Injuries

A strong posterior chain is a must in athletics and should be a focus of the everyday gym goer as well. Building a strong posterior will improve overall...

5 Ways Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Makes Athletes Better

Brazillian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that combines throwing, holding, choking and submitting an opponent. BJJ has been popularized in Mixed...

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