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10 Ways to Make Push-Ups More Challenging and Effective

Push-Ups are one of the most underrated exercises. Once you begin benching a ton of weight, Push-Ups often take second fiddle. Who wants to do an exer...

Get Shredded With This Farmer's Walk Conditioning Workout

This farmers walk conditioning workout is one of that give you plenty of bang for your buck. Farmer's walks allow you to simultaneously train multiple...

Can You Survive This 500-Rep Barbell Challenge

I'm a huge advocate for following a long-term, comprehensive training program and sticking to it like my life depended on it. With that being said, I...

WATCH: The Undertaker Deadlifts 405 Pounds, and It's Damn Impressive

When I first saw a video on Deadspin of the Undertaker deadlifting 405 pounds, I was underwhelmed. A Deadlift of 405 pounds isn't that impressiv...

A Beginner's Guide to Back Squat Workouts

The barbell back squat is arguably the best exercise when it comes to adding size and strength. The barbell back squat is one of the most historic...

How Much Protein Do Athletes Need?

The amount of protein that an athlete needs is a hotly debated topic. Some people's recommendations vary from as little as 15-20% of total calories...

Determine an Athlete's Optimum Sport Weight in 4 Steps

PALEO DIET A Step by Step Approach to Optimal Weight and Performance by Athletes Amy Jamieson-Petonic, MEd, RDN, CSSD, LD After attending the Academy of...

Why French Contrast Training May Be the Key to Your Strength Breakthrough

French Contrast Method I was first introduced to French contrast training by Cal Dietz, the head Olympic Strength and Conditioning Coach at the...

Athlete Benchmarks: How Much Weight Should You Lift?

How much do you bench? This is probably the first thing you'll get asked when you talk about working out. But the million-dollar question is, how m...

WATCH: UFC Fighter Jon Jones Deadlifts an Absurd 525 Pounds

Former UFC Champion Jon "Bones" Jones has long weighed 205 pounds, the required weight to fight in the light-heavyweight division in which he comp...

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